Aldi tops Australia supermarket rankings, yet again

Inside Retail

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has topped the Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers Award, putting nine wins in its basket over the last 11 years. While close to one fifth (18 per cent) admit that they could save more money in another supermarket but chose to stay loyal.

Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket

Retail Focus

The discount supermarket’s new site in Greenwich, south-east London, will also allow customers to buy alcohol, using facial age estimation technology to check whether they appear to be over the age of 25.

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Online only supermarket Geezy Go launches in Sydney

Inside Retail

New on-demand food and grocery service Geezy Go has launched a digital supermarket serving Sydney, aiming to compete with Woolworths and Coles. . The online supermarket offers an under 20-minute delivery service, promising products priced similar to or lower than its rivals.

Panic buying is back. Are supermarkets better prepared?

Inside Retail

Videos and images of bare toilet paper shelves have once again surfaced online as consumers fall into old habits, forcing supermarkets to bring back purchase limits on high demand items. Varying approach from supermarkets . Are supermarkets better prepared?

Forget Amazon Go, experts reveal the supermarket of the future

Inside Retail

Digital shelf, dark store and a fresh food playground – is this the future of supermarkets? The consulting company has developed a new supermarket concept, in partnership with design agency Le Projet Hope, that blends online with offline and old shopping habits with new processes. .

Are members-only supermarkets the future of grocery?

Inside Retail

Two new stores opened last week, offering a supersized format of Alibaba’s Freshippo supermarkets to paying members. The rise in members-only supermarkets . Members-only supermarkets have become popular in Asia in recent years.

“No bells and whistles”: Inside Metcash’s new value-based supermarket

Inside Retail

Moving beyond its IGA brand, Metcash is making a play at the low-cost, bulk-buy market with its latest venture Supa Valu – a range of warehouse-style supermarkets that showcase products by the pallet, as well as featuring local butchers and bakers.

Southeast Asian online supermarket HappyFresh bets big on dark stores

Inside Retail

HappyFresh launched 15,000 new SKUs across three temperature zones within its dark stores, which act as a complement to the business’ focus of working together with more than 30 established local supermarkets.

Is convenience the new battleground for supermarkets?

Inside Retail

In July, German supermarket brand Aldi opened its first Corner Store concept store in North Sydney to little fanfare. But the opening comes at an interesting time for the convenience supermarket, space with Covid taking a bite out of sales for Woolworths and Coles smaller format stores.

The renaissance of supermarkets

Mass Relators

Amid the myriad retailing developments that have distinguished — for good or ill — the retail landscape thus far in 2022, perhaps the most surprising (though not entirely unexpected) alteration has been the emergence (or reemergence) of the supermarket segment of the mass retailing community.

Isolating staff may cause Melbourne supermarkets to close this weekend

Inside Retail

A number of supermarkets across Melbourne may be forced to close this weekend after thousands of staff members have been placed in Covid-19 isolation. The post Isolating staff may cause Melbourne supermarkets to close this weekend appeared first on Inside Retail.

Forget Amazon Go, experts reveal the supermarket of the future

Inside Retail

Digital shelf, dark store and a fresh food playground – is this the future of supermarkets? The consulting company has developed a new supermarket concept, in partnership with design agency Le Projet Hope, that blends online with offline and old shopping habits with new processes. .

Coles boss confident supermarket can stay on top of rising food prices

Inside Retail

per cent in the March quarter – the highest level since 2009 – eyes have fallen on supermarkets to see how they handle the rising cost of stocking their shelves. Cain said Coles is already seeing similar behaviour within the supermarket itself.

Why Amazon’s New “Just Walk Out” Supermarkets Will Change Everything. Forever

Retail Focus

Their apps open, supermarket executives also enquire: “But who’ll own the data …?”. Second, think about how retail and supermarket buildings could be affected: Just Walk Out will also mean “just walk in, anywhere.” Everyone has something to say about Amazon.

Impossible Foods launches in Australasian supermarkets

Inside Retail

The post Impossible Foods launches in Australasian supermarkets appeared first on Inside Retail. Californian plant-based brand Impossible Foods has launched its first two products in the retail channel in Australia and New Zealand.

Aldi named top supermarket by customers, Roy Morgan

Inside Retail

Aldi has been deemed 2020’s supermarket of the year in Roy Morgan’s latest customer satisfaction awards. The survey is calculated from an annual survey of 50,000 Australians, and previously led Aldi to win best supermarket in 2016, 2014 and 2012. “We

How Coles’ in-school supermarket teaches kids with disabilities life skills

Inside Retail

Working with St Lucy’s School in Wahroonga, New South Wales, supermarket Coles is hoping to change that. The supermarket giant regularly works with Disability Works Australia, which helps find potential candidates for jobs within the business.

Supermarket advertising with POP marketing

Tokinomo

When you walk into the supermarket, what makes you choose a bottle of pasta sauce over another one? Or a box of cereal over another brand? It's not just the price—it's the marketing.

Convenience sales increase beats supermarkets

Talking Retail

The analyst said that this was a faster increase than that at UK supermarkets, which grew at only 0.6%. This story continues at Convenience sales increase beats supermarkets. The amount spent on groceries in UK convenience stores rose by 3.3%

Lifting the logo: Inside the rebrand of Thai supermarket Lotus’s

Inside Retail

As of the end of 2021, Lotus’s had 2,618 stores in Thailand and 62 in Malaysia, divided among freestanding hypermarkets, supermarkets, mini-supermarkets, and hypermarket-anchored malls. Latest Professional Sectors Supermarkets Lotus's Tesco

Is convenience the new battleground for supermarkets?

Inside Retail

In July, German supermarket brand Aldi opened its first Corner Store concept store in North Sydney to little fanfare. But the opening comes at an interesting time for the convenience supermarket, space with Covid taking a bite out of sales for Woolworths and Coles smaller format stores.

How online supermarket Send can fulfil bold promise of 15-minute delivery

Inside Retail

An exclusively online supermarket is rolling out across metro Sydney and Melbourne this month to capitalise on the demand for quick and convenient grocery delivery. The post How online supermarket Send can fulfil bold promise of 15-minute delivery appeared first on Inside Retail.

Staffordshire supermarket selects EDGEPoS

Talking Retail

Newly-opened Fresh n Save supermarket in Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, has installed Henderson Technology’s EDGEPoS. Faizaan Hussain, This story continues at Staffordshire supermarket selects EDGEPoS.

Aldi to trial first checkout-free supermarket

365 Retail

Aldi is trialling its first checkout-free store to allow customers to shop at the supermarket and exit without the need to pay at a till. The discount supermarket chain said the store is in London but declined to give further details of the location of the trial site.

Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket

365 Retail

The discount supermarket’s new site in Greenwich, south-east London, will also allow customers to buy alcohol, using facial age estimation technology to check whether they appear to be over the age of 25. App News Payments Physical Supermarkets Technology Aldi amazon go tesco Yoti

Supermarkets See Superinflation in 2022

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for example, the retail consultant Kantar thinks the average family’s annual grocery bill will increase by around £180 this year as supermarkets and other retailers pass on their own rising costs. And the economic landscape is not the only pressure on supermarket prices.

Aldi says it pays staff more than any other supermarket

Talking Retail

Aldi is continuing to claim the title of the UK’s best paying supermarket after increasing its pay rate for shop assistants to £10.10p per hour. The budget supermarket pays even more at stores within the M25, at £11.55 Industry News aldi supermarkets wages

Fascia Guide: Costcutter Supermarkets Group

Talking Retail

This story continues at Fascia Guide: Costcutter Supermarkets Group. Fascia Guide costcutter costcutter supermarkets groupCostcutter Criteria for becoming a member: Store sizes range from 700sq ft to 7,000 sq ft. Costs of becoming a member: No joining or membership fee.

Save Mart Supermarkets Gobbled by Private Equity

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Save Mart Supermarkets (Modesto, Calif.), The post Save Mart Supermarkets Gobbled by Private Equity appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Headlines food retailing Latest News Top mergers and acquisitions Save Mart Supermarkets

Regional Grocers Will Merge to Form Ethnic-Focused Supermarket

VMS

The post Regional Grocers Will Merge to Form Ethnic-Focused Supermarket appeared first on Visual Merchandising and Store Design. Apollo Global Management has acquired Cardenas Markets (Ontario, CA), one of the largest Hispanic grocery chains in the U.S.,

Will inflation see a surge in supermarket loyalty schemes in the UK?

365 Retail

As Brits continue to face an inflation crisis with the cost-of-living continuing to surge, are supermarket loyalty schemes enough to retain customers? In fact, the study reported a 15% decline in supermarket memberships between 2018 and 2022. .

Supermarkets – how retail is changing for the giants of grocery

I Vend

The COVID surge for supermarkets The pandemic hit many retailers hard, with stores shut and high streets deserted. According to industry experts The Grocer magazine, UK supermarkets continue to see high levels of growth. Blog Supermarket Grocery latest

Morrisons becomes first supermarket to completely remove plastic carrier bags from store

Talking Retail

Paper bags will cost 30p and be available alongside other reusable options including string, This story continues at Morrisons becomes first supermarket to completely remove plastic carrier bags from store. Industry News morrisons plastic carrier bags supermarkets sustainability

Shoppers shun hospitality in favour of supermarkets in December

365 Retail

Households shunned pubs, restaurants and bars in December as the rise of the Omicron variant saw people spending near-record amounts in supermarkets and celebrating the festive period at home, according to new supermarket data. Financial News Supermarkets

Aldi named UK’s cheapest supermarket by Which?

Retail Times

has yet again named Aldi as the cheapest UK supermarket. conducted its monthly Cheapest Supermarket price comparison and looked […]. As Brits continue to look for ways to cut household costs, consumer group Which? With savings of £12.62

Supermarket bosses made CBEs for food supply chain efforts

365 Retail

It comes after a year when supermarkets, hospitality firms and suppliers worked to avoid shortages as staff numbers, pandemic restrictions and global disruption caused difficulties. The post Supermarket bosses made CBEs for food supply chain efforts appeared first on 365 RETAIL | Retail News.

Pret a Manger to open stores in Tesco supermarkets

365 Retail

Pret a Manger is to start opening stores in Tesco supermarkets after its city centre cafes were hit by dwindling numbers of office workers. The coffee and sandwich chain said it will open the first of four shops in June at Tesco’s Kensington supermarket.

Jamaica Rum Vibes gains nationwide listing with Co-op supermarkets

Retail Times

Jamaica Rum Vibes is a rum based ready to drink (RTD) cocktail brand created with a vision of sharing a taste of the authentic Jamaican rum culture. They are now available nationally in selected Co-op stores across the United Kingdom. Alcoholic drinks Product Time Jamaica Rum Vibes

Hy-Vee outlet gives a whole new meaning to supermarket

Mass Relators

debuted the latest version of its supermarket concept here last month with the grand opening of a 93,402-square-foot store. The post Hy-Vee outlet gives a whole new meaning to supermarket appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Hy-Vee Inc.

GIANT debuts two Philadelphia supermarkets

Mass Relators

The post GIANT debuts two Philadelphia supermarkets appeared first on MMR: Mass Market Retailers. PHILADELPHIA — As part of GIANT Co.’s s commitment to making a difference in the local communities it serves, the chain has opened the first two of three new Philadelphia stores this month.

How supermarket loyalty schemes could improve after myWaitrose pivots to personalisation

Retail Times

It’s been well-known for quite some time that the UK supermarket scene is incredibly competitive. For years, supermarket brands have openly declared their competitiveness in advertisements on TV, in print, and now online. Retail News Retailer News supermarket loyalty schemes

Fun Things Spotted at the Supermarket

Re-Tales

However, this supermarket’s clever design will do just fine! YOU CAN BUY MCDONALD’S KETCHUP AT THE SUPERMARKET IN ROMANIA. Everyone else is going to have to wait until their local supermarkets get with the times. SPOTTED AT MY LOCAL SUPERMARKET…OREO FLAVORED OREOS.”.

Gousto dinners produce 23% less carbon emissions than supermarkets

Retail Times

Today, findings from environmental services company Foodsteps, reveal that dinners from leading recipe box Gousto, produce 23% less carbon emissions than equivalent meals from supermarket stores*.