Coles puts heat on suppliers in new line call
Coles has denied that a major review of its health and nutrition product offerings is designed to squeeze branded products off its shelves in favour of private-label replacements.
Documents obtained by Fairfax Media reveal Coles sent a tender request to suppliers just before the Easter long weekend, giving them barely two weeks to present potential new products to the review, including offerings for its private-label range.
Categories up for review include weight management products, sports nutrition, Coles’ ”good for you” health food range, and its ”free from” range, that includes gluten-free products. Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…