Woolworths

Supermarket giant Woolworths is expanding its mobile checkout technology to more locations following an initial 10 month trial. Scan&Go allows customers to scan goods with their smartphone as they walk through the store and pay in the app before tapping off at a dedicated kiosk. The expansion of the trial

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Woolworths is taking a 9 per cent stake in subscription-based meal kit provider Marley Spoon as part of a A$30 million strategic partnership announced last week. Founded in Berlin in 2014, Marley Spoon entered the Australian market in 2015 and competes against subscription-based meal kit provider HelloFresh. The deal includes

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7-Eleven Australia has opened a cashless and cardless convenience store in Melbourne, advancing retailers’ attempts to eliminate checkout queues. Located in the suburb of Richmond, the concept store has no physical retail checkout or counter. Instead shoppers use the 7-Eleven app on their smartphones to scan and pay for items.

Woolworths’ suppliers will now be able to monitor how their products are selling in each store. The supermarket giant has developed a new app called Compass, which draws on historical sales patterns to calculate dynamic daily sales expectations for every product in every store. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital

More than 300,000 Brisbane shoppers now have access to grocery deliveries within two hours following the introduction of Woolworths’ Delivery Now service from six local supermarkets. Customers living in the suburbs surrounding Woolworths stores in Ascot, Ashgrove, Bulimba, Camp Hill, Paddington and Spring Hill can order up to 30 handpicked

Supermarket giant Woolworths has signed on to use Tableau’s data reporting and visual analytics software. The agreement will enable employees across Australia’s leading retailer to analyse data for fast, real-time decision making. Woolworths will rollout Tableau in a staged deployment in the coming months across multiple group businesses covering functions

Woolworths has announced that Jennifer Carr-Smith will join the board as non-executive director, subject to receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. Carr-Smith is a seasoned board director and online retail executive with experience across organisations undergoing rapid growth and transformation in a number of sectors including consumer packaged goods, apparel

The full impact of Amazon’s entry into the Australian market is yet to be felt, but the global retail giant is showing no signs of slowing down. According to Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing Report, an annual report which ranks the global retailers by revenue, Walmart remains the world’s largest

After almost two decades dabbling in ecommerce, buying groceries online is now a $1 billion business for both Coles and Woolworths. But even with the supermarket giants enjoying five years of double-digit growth, the sector is still underdeveloped. Online shopping represents an estimated 2.8 per cent of the $108 billion

Online retailer, Adore Beauty, has bought back the 25 per cent stake in the business it sold to Woolworths less than two years ago. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Kate Morris, the founder and CEO of Adore Beauty who started the Melbourne company in 1999, said the funding