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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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?

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Why Melbourne-based YourGrocer is taking on Australia’s supermarket duopoly

Inside Retail

The Australian supermarket space is widely acknowledged as being particularly concentrated, with approximately 70 per cent of market share held by Coles and Woolworths. The post Why Melbourne-based YourGrocer is taking on Australia’s supermarket duopoly appeared first on Inside Retail.

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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. .

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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.

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Aussie supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025

Inside Retail

The post Aussie supermarkets back pact to eliminate plastic waste by 2025 appeared first on Inside Retail. Business Featured Post Latest Sectors Supermarkets Supply chain Sustainability Aldi Coles Woolworths

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“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.

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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.

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Foodland Supermarkets to launch liquor chain, Local Cellars

Inside Retail

Foodland Supermarkets is set to open a unique “community-minded” liquor chain in South Australia early next month. The stores will operate either next to a Foodland supermarket or as a stand-alone separate family business.

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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.

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How the World Cup could be a nightmare for Britain’s supermarkets

Inside Retail

The winter World Cup has added a new level of uncertainty to the Christmas trading outlook of Britain’s supermarkets: How do you persuade cash-strapped shoppers to buy yule logs and luxury biscuits at the same time as beer and pizza?

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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.

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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. .

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Gold Coast community pitches in on Queensland’s first ‘free supermarket’

Inside Retail

Construction on Queensland’s first ‘free supermarket’ has commenced at local charity Serving Our People’s Gold Coast headquarters. The post Gold Coast community pitches in on Queensland’s first ‘free supermarket’ appeared first on Inside Retail.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Aldi tops supermarket social media performance

365 Retail

An analysis of the performance of the major supermarkets on social media in the run-up to Christmas has shown those using the platforms to reflect human interest stories, provide practical support or suggest cost-saving ideas resonated most with users. News Social Supermarkets Maybe

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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.

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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.

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Filco Supermarkets strengthens business with EDGEPoS

Talking Retail

Nine Filco Supermarkets branded convenience stores have had new EDGEPoS systems installed under a partnership between Filco Supermarkets and Henderson Technology. This story continues at Filco Supermarkets strengthens business with EDGEPoS.

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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%

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Yoti digital age verification trialled at supermarkets

Retail Times

Last year, UK supermarkets - including Morrisons, The Co-op, Tesco and ASDA - trialled our digital age verification at self-checkouts in a scheme run by the Home Office.

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Trading updates show supermarket sales figures rise in run up to Christmas

Talking Retail

Several supermarkets saw strong trading over Christmas as higher prices boosted their sales, defying predictions of seasonal gloom for retailers as household budgets squeezed. This story continues at Trading updates show supermarket sales figures rise in run up to Christmas.

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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.

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Supermarkets See Superinflation in 2022

Rangeme

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.

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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

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Asda launches frozen pet food in UK supermarket first

Retail Times

Asda has become the first UK supermarket to launch a multi-partner frozen raw pet food proposition. The supermarket has teamed up with several pet food […].

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Chocolate, snacks and beer top of Christmas supermarket chart

Talking Retail

Beer sales soared on the run up to Christmas, This story continues at Chocolate, snacks and beer top of Christmas supermarket chart. Beers , chocolates and snacks were among the significant categories to see sales volumes increase during Christmas 2022, according to data experts Reapp.

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RELEX Solutions wins German supermarket chain EDEKA as a customer

Retail Times

RELEX Solutions’ forecasting and automatic replenishment solution will be implemented in EDEKA stores and distribution centres throughout Germany. The RELEX solution enables retailers to respond more specifically and flexibly to the industry's ever-changing demands. Retail News Retailer News EDEKA

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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

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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.

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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

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Eatplanted Secures its First Major UK Supermarket Listing in Morrisons

Retail Times

Eatplanted, Europe’s leading plant-based meat brand, has secured its first major national retailer listing in supermarket chain Morrisons. The Eatplanted range, consisting of 3 SKUs, will be available to purchase across stores nationwide from 26th December 2022.

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Supermarket Giants Kroger and Albertsons Announce $25 Billion Merger

VMS

If the consolidation is approved by regulators, the deal would merge the nation’s two-largest supermarket chains, resulting in a combined operation of 4950 stores and 710,000 workers. Albertsons operates 2200 supermarkets under 20-plus banners including Safeway, Vons and Acme.