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The Grocer: Metcash's new Fresh Pantry format shows the power of 'will plus skill'

I often say that it takes ‘will plus skill’ to run a successful retail business. This is never more important than today, given the need to meet fast-evolving consumer demands by blending digital smarts with core merchant skills. So, I was both heartened and proud to see the talent and skill, combined with the will to innovate, demonstrated by the work of former colleagues during a visit to Australia recently.

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Author: Tim Mason
 
I often say that it takes ‘will plus skill’ to run a successful retail business. This is never more so important today, given the need to meet fast-evolving consumer demands by blending digital smarts with core merchant skills.

So, I was both heartened and proud to see the talent and skill, combined with the will to innovate, demonstrated by the work of former colleagues during a visit to Australia recently.

Most notable was a new local Metcash store format near Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach that has been specifically tailored to meet its reputation for fresh and healthy living. I was invited to visit it just after launch.
 
Read the rest of Tim's article in The Grocer here in which he discusses the features of Metcash's new store and why this store format is paving the way to meeting customer demands for local, healthy and convenient options.