DISCOUNT German supermarket chain Aldi has shown it is a new force in Australia's billion-dollar grocery sector, unveiling a net profit of $72.6 million for the 2008 calendar year. The company is also increasing store numbers by 25 a year along the east coast.
We have an answer to the mysterious cross-by-the-Cahill query of Friday, from a man of the cloth who prefers to remain anonymous: "The cross was put there by a barrister friend of mine. He wanted a visual reminder to Sydneysiders of Christ and so, with verve, went with another friend..read more
NEWCASTLE has become one of the cheapest cities in the country for grocery shopping. But NSW is becoming more expensive, rising from the second cheapest state in 2003 to the fourth dearest, behind Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.