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Lessons from Caltex
4 years ago

Lessons from Caltex

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As an inefficient refiner, Caltex used to be one of the worst businesses on the ASX. The company devoured large swathes of capital and spat back paltry and unpredictable returns. …
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Coca-Cola has new Life, but can taste testers pick the difference?

COKE has a new Life.

At only 160 calories a bottle and containing cane sugar and artificial sweeteners instead of regular sugar, we decided to road-test the latest addition to …
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PM orders imported food label review

Australians might have to bear the cost of knowing more about the origin of the imported foods they buy.

“WE are going to have to break eggs to make an omelette,” …
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Tougher code of conduct for grocery retailers and wholesalers announced

After extensive consultation, the Federal Government has announced a tougher code of conduct for grocery retailers and wholesalers.

The beefed-up voluntary code has been more than a year in …
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Coles could face record penalty over ‘fresh’ bread deceit

Australia’s consumer watchdog has called for fines of at least $4 million to be handed down against Coles for deceiving consumers about the freshness of its bread.
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Woolworths inks deal with eBay to drive online/offline sales

Under a partnership unveiled on Tuesday, eBay customers will be able to pick up their online orders from parcel pick up points and lockers in more than 90 Woolworths supermarkets …
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Coles, Woolworths urged to sign grocery code of conduct
4 years ago

Coles, Woolworths urged to sign grocery code of conduct

A grocery industry code of conduct aimed at curbing unfair treatment of suppliers by the major supermarket chains will be enacted within days, more than two years after talks commenced between Coles, Woolworths and the food and grocery industry.
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Shopping at Coles, Woolworths cheaper than 20 years ago for some items

Supermarket shoppers are experiencing a mixed bag of product price changes with some cheaper or similar to 20 years ago and others more than double.

Toilet paper, chicken fillets and …
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Plain Packaging Likely To Deter Smoking

Plain or standardised cigarette packs may deter non-smokers from taking up the habit and may cut the number of cigarettes that smokers get through, a new study has found.

In …
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Has Coca-Cola lost its cool?

Half the population of Australian teenagers drank a Coca-Cola over the past four weeks. That might seem like a high proportion, but five years ago it was closer to 70 …
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