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South Australian Supermarket Implements GPS Tracking to Combat Meat Theft

A pioneering initiative is underway at a leading South Australian supermarket chain to safeguard prized cuts of meat from the grasp of thieves. Drakes Supermarkets has embarked on a trial of GPS trackers affixed to packages of premium meats at two of its stores, marking a significant step in theft prevention tactics. Director John-Paul Drake […]

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Roger Drake Now Worth $827 Million

Roger Drake, a former Coles trolley collector turned Adelaide supermarket magnate, has ascended to the upper echelons of Australia’s wealthiest individuals. Despite being in his 70s, Drake remains actively involved in his business empire, Drakes Supermarkets, which spans 60 locations across South Australia and Queensland. Ranked at a formidable 173 on The Australian’s prestigious list

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Supermarket Boss Criticises Woolworths’ ‘Woke’ Move on Australia Day Merchandise

The head of one of Australia’s major independent supermarkets has publicly criticised Woolworths, referring to the company as “woke” for its decision to stop selling Australia Day merchandise. JP Drake, who serves as the director of Drakes Supermarkets, voiced his concerns shortly after Drakes unveiled its latest catalogue that featured an “ingredients for Australia Day”

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Drakes’ New Lightsview Store: Fresh Jobs, Unique Food Hub

Drakes Supermarkets marked the official launch of its latest outlet on October 18, 2023. This addition nestles within the newly constructed Lightsview Village Shopping Centre in Lightsview, South Australia, representing a $30 million investment. Designed to revolutionise the shopping experience for more than 5,000 locals in the northeastern part of Adelaide, the store unveils many

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