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Australia’s convenience sector is dominated by forecourt-based stores, however evolution of the sector has been slow and innovation has been stop start in recent years. As Ampol and Woolworths launch their first Ampol Woolworths Metro store in Victoria, we explore whether the partnership’s drive to open more stores will unlock further value in the Australian convenience channel.

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Aldi Australia has launched a new smaller format store called Aldi Corner Store on Mount Street in North Sydney, with the store featuring both some standard Aldi features and some interesting new concepts. Still Aldi, but format design and operations flexed to suit the location The new store at around 500-600 sq m is about half the size of a standard Aldi stores and is the first of its kind...
Having seen a surge in demand for online grocery retail over the past year, we have remodelled how we expect the channel to grow in Australia over the coming years, predicting that online grocery will achieve a market share of 9.9% by 2026, up from an estimated 5.0% by the end of FY21. COVID-19 has accelerated online grocery by three years in Australia Woolworths and Coles currently control...
Metcash has released its annual results for the year ending 30 April 2021 with sales up 10.1% to AU$16,361.1m and EBIT up 19.9% to AU$401.4m. With sales significantly benefitting from changing shopping habits driven by the pandemic, as well as the retailer's progress against its strategy, we pull out our key learnings from the results and what to expect next. Food sales up 3.1% to AU$9,389.7m ...

Presentations

30/06/2021
Our new forecasts predict that online grocery will make up 10% of sales in Australia within the next five years. This report looks at how COVID-19 has accelerated the development of the channel in Australia and how online grocery will evolve over the coming years.
06/05/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
29/04/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.

Key presentations

Australia country presentation

This guide to Australia explores the key trends in grocery retail, the outlook for the country’s differing channels to 2022 and the growth strategies of its leading retailers.

Australia channel forecasts 2020-22

Two year growth forecasts for the grocery market, the leading retailers and modern trade grocery channels in Australia.

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Australia retail outlook 2021

The latest retailer results, our forecasts for how the market will grow over the next few years, plus five trends set to shape the food and consumer goods retail market across Australia in 2021.

Store of the month April 2021: Coles, Moonee Ponds, Australia

See inside our pick for April’s store of the month, Coles, Moonee Ponds, Australia. This store has been transformed to bring its “Together to zero” sustainability strategy into life.

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