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Woolworths acknowledges underpaying employees by $1.24 million

Woolworths’ turbulent week has plunged it into even deeper trouble. First, its CEO, Brad Banducci, faced potential jail time for refusing to answer questions in a Senate inquiry on supermarket price gouging. Now, the company has admitted in a Melbourne court that it didn’t properly pay long service leave to over 1,200 former employees in […]

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Opposition Leader Calls for Action Against Coles and Woolworths

Opposition Leader Peter Dutton has made strong accusations against Coles and Woolworths, claiming that they are hindering competition by holding onto undeveloped land near their stores. He has pledged to take action to safeguard consumers from potential price hikes. The Coalition is devising a plan to forcefully dismantle the dominance of these supermarket giants if

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Supermarket Giants Brace for Profit Hits Amid Government Scrutiny

Amid ongoing government inquiries into supermarket practices, experts are already predicting potential financial blows for major players like Woolworths and Coles. Before these investigations conclude, analysts are weighing the potential impact on these industry giants’ profits. Australian federal and state governments are actively engaging with the supermarket chains, prompting them to take preemptive measures against

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Woolworths Drops Aussie-Owned Norco Milk, Faces Backlash

Woolworths, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, is facing criticism after announcing the removal of Norco branded milk from the shelves of nearly 100 of its Metro stores. Norco, a farmers’ cooperative established in 1895 and based in Lismore, Northern New South Wales, produces a range of dairy products, including milk, flavoured milk, cheese, and butter. The

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Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci Announces Retirement Amid Challenges

Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci has acknowledged several mistakes and miscommunications during his tenure, including mishandled announcements and the improper labelling of former ACCC boss Rod Sims as “retired.” He has expressed regret and announced his planned retirement from one of Australia’s most challenging corporate roles. With ongoing scrutiny from both political and community fronts on

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Leaked Emails Reveal Coles and Woolworths Profiting from Price Increases

Coles Supermarkets has been found profiting from increased prices at the checkout, despite claiming to prioritise keeping grocery bills low. Leaked emails have shed light on Coles’ tactics with suppliers seeking price hikes and its exploitation of inflation. This isn’t an isolated incident. Industry insiders reveal that Woolworths has also engaged in similar practices over

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Woolworths CEO’s Dramatic TV Interview: Sparks Fly Over Grocery Prices

In a recent television interview, Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci found himself in a heated exchange over the soaring prices of groceries, prompting an unexpected storm-out. The interview, part of a Four Corners episode delving into the company’s pricing strategies, saw Banducci facing tough questions about Australia’s supermarket landscape. When asked about Australia potentially having the

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Former Woolworths Chairman Unveils ‘Truth’ on Supermarket Price Gouging Debate

In commerce, the voice of experience often resonates with authority, shedding light on intricate dynamics that evade the casual observer. Ralph Waters, former chairman of Woolworths, Australia’s retail titan, emerges from the shadows of corporate silence to deliver a resounding verdict on the storm brewing around supermarket pricing. With a tenure spanning from 2011 to

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Mondelez CEO Defends Woolworths and Coles Against Price Gouging Claims

The leader of Mondelez, one of the world’s major supermarket suppliers and the owner of Cadbury, has rejected claims of price gouging by Woolworths and Coles in Australia. Mondelez Australia’s CEO, Darren O’Brien, argues that much of the negative criticism against these retail giants is based on emotions rather than concrete evidence of a dysfunctional

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Revolutionising Recycling: Woolworths Paves the Way with Clear Milk Caps

In a resounding display of environmental stewardship, one of Australia’s largest supermarket chains has initiated a transformative shift within the dairy aisle that could potentially set a precedent for the entire industry. Woolworths, an iconic name in the nation’s grocery landscape, took a decisive step towards sustainability in 2023 by bidding adieu to coloured milk

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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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Australian Supermarkets Slash Red Meat Prices Amid ACCC Inquiry Calls

Woolworths and Coles have reduced the prices of red meat products for consumers while defending their payment rates to farmers. This comes as former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chairman Allan Fels, who was chosen by unions to investigate allegations of price gouging, called for a competition watchdog inquiry into the major supermarket chains.

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