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Metcash’s proposed acquisition of Superior Food Services not opposed

The ACCC will not oppose Metcash Trading Limited’s (Metcash) (ASX:MTS) proposed acquisition of wholesale food distributor SFG Group Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Superior Food Services (Superior). Superior purchases a wide range of food products from suppliers and distributes them to food service businesses such as restaurants, cafes, hotels and clubs, petrol and convenience stores, […]

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Coles Urges Suppliers to Cut Costs Amidst Rising Living Expenses

In a recent communication to packaged food and grocery suppliers, Jonathan Torr, a top executive at Coles, emphasised the importance of cost reduction in response to consumer concerns about affordability. With living expenses increasing and pressure from both consumers and regulators to lower shelf prices, Torr stressed that cutting costs is a shared responsibility between

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Coles CEO Notes Decrease In Suppliers’ Demands For Price Hikes

Coles CEO Leah Weckert has confirmed a decrease in requests from food and grocery suppliers for price hikes to counter the impact of high inflation. This suggests that Coles may soon lower its prices, responding to both consumer demands and political scrutiny regarding its market dominance. Recent reports revealed that Coles had urged some suppliers

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Food retailers need to tread carefully as prices soar

Major chains need to balance the needs of all stakeholders – consumers, suppliers and shareholders – to avoid greater scrutiny. Australia’s major supermarket chains are engaged in a delicate balancing act as food prices rise at the fastest pace in decades, adding to pressure on household budgets. Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and wholesaler Metcash face a backlash from

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