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Market share dispute at heart of ACCC inquiry

With the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) probing grocery pricing in the country, independent retailers last week reiterated claims that the dominance of Australia's two largest food chains is restricting competition and pushing up...

Coles needs to regain customer focus

Coles needs to regain customer focus

Coles may be Australia’s second largest grocer but it is lagging way behind market leader Woolworths in the stock market. Dave Robertson probes a company that needs to ignore the analysts and put customers first if it is to pose a serious challenge to its rival.

AUSTRALIA: Private label goes up-market

The proportion of own brand products is set to rise in Australia, as the nation’s two largest supermarket chains push ahead with plans to introduce new, more up-market, private label…

Can own-label products help Coles catch up?

In the second part of this week’s focus on the Australian food retail market, David Robertson looks at Woolworths’ main rival, Coles Myer, which accounts for around 16% of all…

Woolworths’ domination looks set to continue

With 76% of Australia’s food retail market, just two companies, Woolworths and Coles, dominate the region. In a two-part review, David Robertson looks at both supermarket chains. The first article…