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Domino’s pizza

ONE week in early June, coinciding with a blast of cold weather and a weekday evening State of Origin match, Domino’s hit a milestone. For the first time in a single week, two million pizzas and other dishes were ordered from the Australian-owned company. Almost one in three pizzas ordered …

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Baby formula Australia

BABY formula has become so precious in Australia that groups of men — dressed as tradies — are raiding stores and stealing up to 10 tins in one hit. Professional thief catcher Shane Windred has captured the brazen acts on CCTV in stores across Sydney and said he believes those …

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Coles, Woolworths

SUPERMARKET giant Coles and Westpac bank have become the latest big companies to pitch in to help farmers suffering from ongoing drought conditions. Woolies has also jumped on board, pledging to donate a day’s profits to drought relief. Farmers are struggling as 100 per cent of NSW is impacted by …

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Coles plastic bag ban

OPINION SO, AFTER years of planning, months of publicity, and weeks of having to cope without single-use plastic bags, it has come to this. With Coles’ backflip on its own bag ban announced today, we’ve found ourselves in a position where it would have actually have been better for the …

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Uber Eats, Menulog

HEAD onto the Foodora Australia website today and it’s as bright and breezy as ever. The lurid pink hue jumps out and, at the top of the page, a message still pops up asking for people to join the “Foodora courier team”. But no one’s going to be signing up …

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Sumo Salad

IT’S the homegrown Australian fresh food favourite, promoted by the likes of Pete Evans and Steve “Commando” Willis, that hoped to be so successful it would be “biting at the heels” of McDonald’s by the early 2020s. Now, the chain is desperately seeking a buyer to secure its future and …

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Coles, Woolworths, Aldi

FOR Pat Lowe, it was a single sweet potato that was the last straw. Grown in rich fertile Australian soil, sorted and selected by hand, it was then unceremoniously wrapped in plastic and dumped on a styrofoam tray in her local Woolies. Ms Lowe, from Broome, says strangling them in …

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NSW container deposit scheme

COCA-COLA Amatil is among major beverage companies that will oversee the NSW government’s incoming container deposit scheme that could push up the price of drinks in bottles and cans by up to 20 cents. Under the scheme anyone who hands in eligible drink bottle containers at designated sites across the …

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Woolworths

IF YOU haven’t already started, now is the time to start storing away your plastic shopping bags. From 1 July, free single use plastic bags will be banned virtually nationwide, with major retailers Coles and Woolworths also adding NSW to the list despite the Government there saying they can remain …

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Coles, Woolworths

A SERIES of failures by Coles and Woolworths have led to both major supermarkets stuffing up their single-use plastic bag ban campaigns. That’s the collective view of varied Australian experts who are frustrated and fed up with the supermarket chains’ handling of an important environmental impact and behavioural issue. They …

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