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Jasmine O’Donoghue 26 September, 2014 ALDI joins duopoly’s price war: VIDEO And in recent developments … ALDI has joined Coles and Woolworths in the price war, lowering the cost of its beef mince, carrots and brown onions, two days after...

September 26, 2014 NACS Online Country is latest member of EU to implement anti-smoking strategy. ​PARIS – France plans to mandate plain packaging of cigarettes as part of an effort to reduce one of the highest rates of smoking among...

PAUL OSBORNE SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 AAP THE federal government is facing pressure to remove limits on who can run a pharmacy or taxi service and where they operate. THE call to deregulate a number of business sectors was included in...

Jared Lynch September 23, 2014 The Age Sweeping changes proposed to protect small players. Big business has hit out at proposed changes to competition laws that will make them more responsible for the financial woes of their smaller rivals. The...

September 23, 2014 The Age This equates to about 4¢ per sandwich slice.The price of bread in supermarkets is the lowest it has been for years with Coles, Woolworths and Aldi discounting the cost of a 650g store-brand loaf to...

John Durie SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 THE AUSTRALIAN JUSTICE Geoffrey Flick today provided the perfect follow to the Harper review with a rational judgment defining exactly what is a “free range egg”. The issue is important as a quick trip to...

AAP SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 COKE, Pepsi and Dr Pepper say they’ll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 per cent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks. THE...

Sue Mitchell September 25, 2014 The Age Woolworths may be on the cusp of a new era of earnings growth, fuelled by cost savings and the use of big data and online shopping to drive customer loyalty. Australia’s largest retailer...

ALAN KOHLER Business Spectator Part of the reason supermarkets love fresh food so much is that it’s all ‘home brand’. They don’t have do battle with global brand owners like Coca Cola and Proctor and Gamble, or worry about capricious...

September 24, 2014 Inside Retail Retailers searching for customer loyalty can look beyond freebies and reward points and involve shoppers in product and service creation, provide expert advice, and show authenticity, according to AMP Capital Shopping Centres’ 2014 Recommended Retail...

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