Woolworths and Coles sell a range of products for 50%-off each week.
The supermarkets do not make much profit on these items, but they are there as "loss leaders" – a lure to bring customers in. Coles and Woolworths are each anticipating that the shopper will buy other full-priced items once they're in the store.
The half-price deals also help the retailers combat the threat of Aldi. The German challenger also has weekly offers, but the groceries are never discounted down to 50% – although they do start from a lower normal price.
Yahoo Finance has once again cruised through the aisles to pick out this week's most tempting half-price deals. Seeing them listed side-by-side here will allow you to choose which supermarket to head to for your grocery shop this week:
The below products are 50%-off from Wednesday November 6 until Tuesday November 12 inclusive:
Coles: best half-price deals
Plenty of boxed chocolates on sale again, in time for the festive season.
Vittoria Mountain Grown coffee beans, ground or organic beans 1kg: $18.25
Cadbury Favourites chocolates 820g: $14
Cadbury Roses chocolates tin 620g: $13.50
Mars Celebration bottle 320g: $10
Lindt Lindor gift box 235g: $9.50
Gold Sunset vegetable, canola or sunflower oil 4L: $9
Cadbury Roses boxed chocolates 450g: $7.75
Ferrero Rocher chocolate Gift Box 16-pack 200g or Collection 15-pack 172g: $6.30
Pacific West cocktail spring rolls 1kg: $5.77
Red Bull energy drink 4x250mL: $5.37
Lilydale free range lemon & pepper tenders 350g: $5
Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair regenerating cream 48g: $24.50 (Other Neutrogena also half-price)
Blackmores Glucosamine Sulphate 1500mg capsules 150-pack: $22 (other Blackmores also half-price)
Celebrity Slim rapid powder chocolate 840g: $17.70
Finish Quantum Ultimate dishwashing tablets 36-pack or 0% 42-pack: $16
Nature’s Own odourless fish oil 2000mg capsules 200-pack: $15
Nature’s Way beauty collagen tablets 60-pack: $15 (other Nature's Way also half-price)
Bonds Men’s GuyFront Trunk: $11
Omo Dual Capsules 30-pack: $10
Biozet laundry powder 2kg or liquid 2L: $10
Air Wick Essential Mist Prime: $10
Woolworths: best half-price deals
Woolworths also has gift packs of chocolates at half-price this week.
Biozet Attack Plus Softener laundry powder 2kg or liquid 2L: $11
OGX shampoo or conditioner 385mL: $10
Dynamo laundry liquid 1.8-2L: $8.75
Huggies Ultra Dry bulk nappy pants 24- to 29-pack: $8.50
Pantene shampoo or conditioner 900mL: $7.85
Lindt Champagne or Teddy Bear Gala Box 404-460g: $15
Cadbury Roses chocolate tin 620g: $13.50
Riviana basmati rice 5kg: $9.50
Red Island extra virgin olive oil 1L: $8
Patties Party Pies 1.12kg 24-pack or Party Sausage Rolls 900g 24-pack: $6.40
Lindt Lindor gift box 150g: $6.25
M&Ms, Maltesers or Celebrations gift box 320-460g: $6
Cadbury Dairy Milk gift box 220g: $6
Peters Drumstick x Messina 475mL 4-pack: $5
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