The globalisation of Australia’s retail industry, particularly amongst its supermarket chains is forcing firms to rethink how they manage their supply chain processes. Frans Verheij, director at global supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co, suggests this is increasing demand for
Leading discount retailer, The Original Factory Shop (TOFS), has launched WorthIt!, an exclusive range of great value everyday essentials that resurrect the best of an old high street favourite. The WorthIt! range revives the much loved Woolworths concept of providing
BFree, a market leading gluten free brand, has announced that its Soft White Sandwich Loaf, Brown Seeded Sandwich Loaf, Brown Seeded Rolls and Soft White Rolls are to be suitable for vegans, making the entire range vegan friendly from mid-November
Amazon has overtaken Wal-Mart to become the world’s most valuable retail brand in the eighth annual Millward Brown Optimor BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study. The e-tailer grew its brand value by +34% to reach $45.7bn, and has risen four
Australia’s leading retail group, Woolworths, has signed a five-year agreement with POS solutions supplier, Retalix, to provide support for more than 3,000 Woolworths locations and 25,000 point-of-sale (POS) terminals; serving more than 24m customers every week across Australia and New Zealand.
Woolworths, South Africa’s leading retail chain, has selected a number of JDA’s software solutions to optimise its retail supply chain. According to the retailer, the solutions were chosen to help increase demand visibility across its trading network, identify consumer preferences, and
Discount stores have increased their occupancy of former Woolworths stores the most in the last 12 months, figures form the Local Data Company reveal. Discount retailers now occupy 29% of the former Woolworths estate, up 7% on January 2011. Supermarkets
Discount department store, TJ Hughes, has appointed Beatrice Lafon as chief executive; replacing Sue Tennant, who will be leaving at the end of the year. Lafon was recently chief executive of Etam Group in the Netherlands and was previously commercial