Costco Australia has plans to start delivering to businesses in the Melbourne metropolitan area. The US grocery wholesaler has established a dedicated Australian business delivery website with the site’s...

Viewpoint piece by IBISWorld. IBISWorld is an Australian research company which provides market research reports. Costco Wholesale Australia Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of the US-based chain Costco Wholesale...

Giant US wholesaler and food retailer Costco will soon be opening another three new Australian stores as it hunts for more store locations across the country.   The three new already confirmed stores...

Metcash this week  held an Investor’s Day where revival plans were outlined for the struggling grocery wholesaler which supplies IGA stores.   Metcash has been feeling the heat from Coles, Woolworths...

When independent grocery wholesaler Metcash announced that it had sold its automotive division (including Autobarn, Autopro and Midas), it announced the sale would generate approximately $210 million for...

Fruit and vegetables wholesalers ‘left out’ of Food and Grocery Code of Conduct The Australian Chamber of Fruit and Vegetable Industries (The Australian Chamber), which represents Australia’s six...

CHEP has launched new generation pallets Packaging and container company CHEP Australia has released a new “next generation small foodprint retail ready” display pallet, developed in consultation with...

The relocation of the Melbourne Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market from Footscray to Epping is expected to hurt everyone in the fresh produce industry, from wholesalers to retailers and consumers. A...

Grocery distributor Metcash reported an increase in net income for 2010, which it attributed to the “steady performance” and “resilience” of its independent retail customers. The...

Grocery wholesaler Metcash has reduced its 2011 full-year earnings guidance on the back of difficult trading conditions. The company yesterday cut its earnings growth to between 3% to 5%, down on the previously...