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Convenience

The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing
10 months ago

The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing

The Distributors, Australia’s leading national independent wholesaler group, announces the acquisition of Digital Marketing agency, Impulse Marketing Pty Ltd.  The move is part of The Distributors vision to continue to …
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Tomorrow’s gas station will charge car, feed you in 10 minutes
1 year ago

Tomorrow’s gas station will charge car, feed you in 10 minutes

In Norway, Canada’s Couche-Tard is testing a next-generation service centre that offers super-charging for electric vehicles and gourmet food – all in 10 minutes

A pit stop on a Norwegian …
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Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos
1 year ago

Western Union teams up with BP to offer money transfer service at servos

Western Union is turning petrol station attendants in Australia into money-transfer agents, reaching out to customers such as Uber drivers who fill up at all hours of the day.


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Australia’s convenience industry one of the strongest, AACS report
2 years ago

Australia’s convenience industry one of the strongest, AACS report

Australia’s convenience industry has been described as one of the strongest in the world, with new data showing that the sector is outperforming the grocery sector.

The newly released Australasian …
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Looser liquor laws could see booze in P&C
2 years ago

Looser liquor laws could see booze in P&C

The Senate Select Committee on red tape in the alcohol sector has recommended allowing packaged alcohol to be sold in convenience stores, petrol stations and supermarkets. 

The recommendation is among …
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OTR brings convenience to Kingscote
2 years ago

OTR brings convenience to Kingscote

South Australian family-owned business OTR (On The Run) has opened its first store in the Kangaroo Island township of Kingscote.

Formerly a BP outlet, OTR Kingscote offers 24-hour services for …
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Prepared food – the key to future convenience
2 years ago

Prepared food – the key to future convenience

By  •  Convenience

The future direction of the convenience store industry is becoming increasingly uncertain as margins on traditional impulse items (i.e. chips, chocolates and drinks) are being progressively squeezed by competition coming …
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Coles fires shots at 7-Eleven in coffee war

7-Eleven’s $1 coffee is facing a challenger in Coles, which is undercutting the chain as it launches its own revamped convenience store format.

Coles Express is piloting the new convenience …
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Virgin Australia launches BP service station points scheme
2 years ago

Virgin Australia launches BP service station points scheme

Members of Virgin Australia’s frequent-flyer business, Velocity, will soon be able to trade points for petrol and snacks from BP service stations around the nation.

The Australian-first initiative will …
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Puma Energy launches new café concept for its convenience stores
2 years ago

Puma Energy launches new café concept for its convenience stores

Puma Energy has launched a new café and convenience store concept this week, with seven 7th Street stores opening around the country on a trial basis.

7th Street cafes, which …
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