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Metcash faces competition from new grocery co-op


A group of Australia’s independent supermarkets and convenience stores have come together to form a new co-operative that could spell trouble for the nation’s leading grocery wholesaler, Metcash. Led by

Could service return to service stations?


A point of distinction in the market is valuable for any business.  So could service be the game changer in the service station arena? My first job (that put me

Cardless and cashless 7-Eleven concept store unveiled


In an Australian-first, franchise giant 7-Eleven has launched a cashless and cardless concept store. The innovative 7-Eleven concept store was unveiled to the public this week. Customers in Melbourne’s inner-city

7-Eleven trials catering platters


7-Eleven is trialling a catering service for a range of platters including sandwiches, wraps and sushi. Customers order online and collect the next day at select Melbourne stores. Stephen Eyears, 7-Eleven’s head of

Australian convenience stores boom to $8.6bn valuation


Australian convenience stores have blossomed amidst difficult retail conditions, achieving a 2.4 per cent growth in 2018, a new report has suggested. The Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) State

Service station chain, Westside Petroleum facing court action


Independent service station chain, Westside Petroleum is facing legal action following allegations of underpayment. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) alleges that the chain, which operates franchised sites underpaid 22 employees

What will influence the future of the convenience store?


The convenience store has undergone some significant changes in the last few years. It didn’t even exist 40 years ago.  Back then service stations normally had four functions: Provide fuel – normally

Caltex invests in seamless technology


Caltex Australia is investing heavily in new technology to make transactions at its petrol stations and convenience store sites more simple and seamless and enhance the customer experience as it