List of supermarket chains in Oceania

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This is a list of supermarket chains in Oceania.


  1. by parent company



Woolworths Limited[edit]

Independent businesses[edit]

Former supermarkets based in Western Australia[edit]

Foodland Associated Limited Group[edit]

Former supermarkets[edit]

  • Action Supermarkets (Queensland, Northern NSW, Western Australia only)
    49 stores sold to and rebranded as Woolworths, remaining stores rebranded as IGA in 2006.
  • Arrow Supermarkets
  • AUR
    Rebranded as FoodWorks in 2003.
  • Franklins (sold to Metcash in 2010)
  • Franklins Big Fresh (Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria only)
    All stores closed or sold off in 2001
  • BBC Supermarket
  • Toowoomba, located beside Myer Toowoomba
  • Budget Rite Foodmarkets
  • Buy Rite
    Taken over by AUR in the 1990s, rebranded as FoodWorks in 2003.
  • Cannon Supermarkets (ACT?)
    Taken over by Woolworths Limited, stores rebranded as Woolworths
  • Clancy's
    Rebranded Australia only)
    Rebranded as IGA in 2006
  • Dickens Foodmarkets
  • Giants supermarket qld
  • Super Q store qld
  • woodridge meremaid waters aspley/pick n pay
  • Festival Supermarkets
    Rebranded as IGA in 2000.
  • Foodland supermarkets
    (Western Australia, South Australia) Rebranded as Eziway Food stores
  • Food Master
  • Four Square WA (Western Australia only
    Rebranded as Eziway in 2004
  • Fresco Supermarkets (New South Wales only)
    All but one store were taken over and rebranded as Franklins in 2002.
  • Goodfellows
  • Harry Heaths (Victoria metro Melbourne only) - Heidelberg, Forest Hill, Nunawading, Chirnside Park, Epping Plaza, Balwyn became part of SSW
  • Half Case became Payless
  • Jack the Slasher Supermarkets (Queensland, South Australia,New South Wales)
    Renamed to Food For Less in the early 1980s
  • Jewel Supermarkets
    Rebranded as IGA in 2000
  • MityMart
  • Nancarrows (Victoria only) Woolworths sold this division to Davids Holdings, many rebranded as Foodtown and Welcome Mart.
  • Newmart (Western Australia only)
    Rebranded as Coles in 2003. Some Stores sold to FAL and rebranded as Action.
  • Payless Supermarkets
  • Permewans
  • Rainbow Supermarkets
  • Riteway
  • Purity (Tasmania only)
    Rebranded as Woolworths in 2002
  • Roelf Vos (Tasmania only)
    Rebranded as Woolworths in 2002
  • Saveway
  • Shoeys (New South Wales only)
    Rebranded as Bi-Lo in 1987
  • SSW. Mainly in Victoria. SSW stood for 'Self Service Wholesalers', but was always branded as SSW. Biography of Stuart Stoneman, owner of the chain Animated TV ad, Racing themed SSW TV ad
  • Stammers Supermarket Western Australian Family owned
  • Supa Valu Western Australian
  • Super-Rite
  • Super K Mart converted to Coles supermarkets and K Mart discount department stores in the early 1990s
  • Tuckerbag

New Zealand[edit]

Former supermarkets[edit]

  • Progressive Enterprises
    • 3 Guys - rebranded as Countdown
    • Big Fresh - rebranded as Woolworths or Countdown
    • Foodtown - rebranded as Countdown
    • Price Chopper - rebranded as Woolworths or Countdown
    • Woolworths - rebranded as Countdown
  • The Warehouse - shut down their supermarket sections but continues to sell some food items