Woolworths Jesmond closed after employee dies during shift

A Woolworths store will remain closed after an employee died while cleaning the supermarket. Emergency services rushed to the store at Jesmond Central, near Newcastle in the NSW Hunter Region about 7.30am on Friday following reports she had been injured. NSW Police said paramedics attended the store but the woman suffered “fatal injuries” and was … Read more

Woolworths Jesmond closed after employee died on shift

Police have established a crime scene at a Woolworths store, which remains closed after a woman died while working. She was reported injured at the store at Jesmond Central, near Newcastle in the NSW Hunter Region, at about 7.30am Friday. NSW Police said paramedics attended the store but the woman suffered “fatal injuries” and was … Read more

Big recycling issue with Woolworths’ new ‘Bag for Good’ shopping bags

Woolworths’ new 99c shopping bags have hit stores, but there is an unfortunate issue with the redesigned reusable carrier. The retail giant recently announced stock of the popular “Bag for Good” tote would be “run down” across the country to make way for a more eco-friendly version. Now stock of the new shopping bag, which … Read more

How Coles is helping to ease the cost of living pressures

The cost of food is squeezing household budgets more than most other costs. Finder’s Consumer Sentiment Tracker shows the bills causing Australians the most stress last month were rent and mortgage repayments (38 per cent), groceries (37 per cent), petrol (28 per cent), and energy (26 per cent). “The cost of living in Australia is … Read more

Royal family net worth wealth revealed: Prince William is wealthiest

Prince William is the wealthiest member of the Royal Family with a net worth of around $1.79 billion. The heir-to-the-throne beats his dad King Charles III, who is worth $1.5 billion, while Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have a combined worth of £20 million. Princess Anne is worth $85 million, Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess … Read more

Coles shopper scores bargain on weekly shop

A woman’s joy at bagging a discount on her groceries has caused envy among other customers. The woman took to the Simple Saves Facebook group to share a picture of her haul, which featured chicken schnitzel, mince, pork chipolatas, chicken drumsticks and milk. There was also some vanilla cupcakes and fresh vegetables such as carrots … Read more

Funday Sweets reveals secret to business of sugar-free lollies

A Melbourne man’s sweet tooth has evolved into a million-dollar brand available in one of the biggest supermarket chains in the country. Daniel Kitay launched his Funday Natural Sweets company at the beginning of 2020, just as the pandemic started. But the origins of the business are firmly rooted in his childhood. “Growing up, I … Read more

Coles to ban plastic fresh fruit bags in Canberra stores as part of trial

Coles will trial a ban on plastic fresh produce bags in ACT supermarkets this month as part of an ongoing effort to cut down on single-use plastic waste. Single-use plastic fresh produce bags will be removed from all 12 stores across the ACT on 14 September. From August 31 until September 13, ACT customers who … Read more

Woolworths reusable plastic bags to be ditched in SA and NT stores

This article is unlocked for everyone to read. Get full digital access to trusted news from The Advertiser and Messenger with our great introductory offer. Supermarket giant Woolworths will be phasing out plastic bags across its South Australian stores from Wednesday in a bid to go greener. Over coming weeks, the supermarket will run down … Read more

Coles offers 10 per cent off Mastercard gift cards

Aussie supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths have revealed new initiatives to help customers tackle the rising cost of living. Coles and Woolworths have announced new measures to help customers respond to the rising cost of living. Woolworths will freeze the prices of essential trolley items until the end of the year to ease pressure on … Read more