Coles and Woolworths first quarter results

Coles and Woolworths first quarter results

Super duo Coles and Woolworths have recently published their first-quarter 2017 results. They’ve had a tough time in recent years, with Aldi and Costco taking market share and price deflation shaking the big two. An article in The Sydney Morning Herald by Madeleine Heffernan on November 6 included the following, which shows why consumers are […]

Drink less for Budda, French fine, Coles deliver

Drink less for Budda, French fine, Coles deliver

Bow to Buddha The Thai Government is asking people to refrain from drinking alcohol during Vassa, which is often referred to as the Buddhist Lent period. Vassa lasts for three lunar months, usually from July to October. There’s more than religion behind this. Sansern Kaewkamnerd, a government spokesman, was reported in the Thai Visa News on […]

Life, future challenge and property market

Life, future challenge and property market

Get on with life The Grapegrower & Winemaker (GW) March issue carries an article headed, “The future of who makes my wine”.  Nothing wrong with the article, but TKR has doubts about the worth of the subject. “Who Makes my Wine” was a website put up by Sarah Collingwood to expose supermarket own brands. Apparently, […]