The retail wheel just keeps turning.   There has certainly been plenty of comment around about the poor performance of Woolies, and the various reasons for it, and generally the Masters debacle  gets...

Natural formula could extend food shelf life by 1500 per cent A new patented formula will enable fruits and vegetables to remain fresh for up to 10 weeks.  The invention is likely to significantly reduce...

The two major Australian supermarket groups, Woolworths and Coles, have been listed as the 17th and 18th largest retailers respectively by global consulting group Deloitte in its recent “Global Powers...

US-based supermarket giant, Wal-Mart’s trial delivery service is a possible sign that retailing is no longer about waiting for the customer to come purchase from the store, or even about offering ‘click...

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has announced that Australian Greg  Foran, former CEO of the leading Australian supermarket group Woolworths, has been appointed president and CEO of Wal-Mart China effective 1 March...

The Consumer Goods Forum has unveiled a new set of industry-wide resolutions designed to promote health and wellness. On the first day of its annual global summit in Barcelona today (15 June), the Forum...

Wal-Mart Stores has announced plans to reformulate thousands of its packaged food products including slashing sodium by 25% and cutting sugars by 10% by 2015. The world’s largest retailer unveiled...

Wal-Mart Stores has confirmed the opening of a new “discount compact hypermarket” format in China, called Trust Mart. A spokesperson said on Friday (3 December) that the urban stores will be...

Sales of Fair Trade Certified products to US grocery stores has risen 30% in the last year, according to newly-published data. During the 52 weeks to 4 September, sales to food, drug, mass-merchandise...

* Wal-Mart to open 30-40 “small” and “medium” format stores * Top end of capex spending forecast lowered * Spending on international operations to rise Wal-Mart has revealed plans...