Posts Tagged ‘competition’

When supermarket chains poach their own market share

Australia’s supermarket sector is a cosy duopoly between Coles and Woolworths, but sometimes you’ll find two stores owned by the same company located right next door to each other. So why does it happen?

Two Coles supermarkets next door to each other in Coburg, Victoria

Melbourne’s orphan supermarket chains

When you go shopping for groceries anywhere in Australia, you’re probably going to end up at a supermarket run by the incumbent duopoly of Coles and Woolworths. But one exception are three oddball supermarket chains which only exist in Melbourne.

Sims Supermarket: 'The Price Crusher'

Branded vending machines stocking the opposition’s product

Just an ordinary drink vending machine here… As seen at train stations all around Melbourne. But what’s this under the drink selections… Pepsi, Pepsi Max, V, Mountain Dew, water, more Pepsi, Solo, Juice, Coca Cola… Coca Cola! But this is a […]