Posts Tagged ‘supermarkets’

The Coles Supermarket with no customers

Next door to East Richmond station is car park full of Coles delivery trucks. The nearest Coles supermarket is a few blocks away at the former Dimmeys store – so why are the trucks there? I found four in this row. A few more here. And over there. Outnumbering the cars! But on the other […]

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'