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Woolworths expected to return $1.7b through off-market buy-back
7 hours ago

Woolworths expected to return $1.7b through off-market buy-back

Woolworths is expected to return $1.7 billion from the sale of its fuel retailing business through an off-market share buy-back to minimise earnings dilution and maximise the distribution of franking credits.

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Woolies sells petrol stations for $1.7bn
1 day ago

Woolies sells petrol stations for $1.7bn

Woolworths has outlined plans to sell its petrol retailing business to Britain’s EG Group for $1.73 billion, in a move that introduces a new player in the fuel distribution …
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Woolworths and Caltex roll out further petrol discounts
6 days ago

Woolworths and Caltex roll out further petrol discounts

PETROL price competition is set to ignite with the rollout of 4 cent discounting at dozens of petrol stations nationally and allow motorists to collect rewards points when they fill …
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Coles, Viva to add over 100 petrol station sites as REIT spin-off to proceed
2 years ago

Coles, Viva to add over 100 petrol station sites as REIT spin-off to proceed

Angela Macdonald-Smith

Viva Energy and Coles have committed to expanding their petrol station alliance to add more than 100 sites over the next five years after resolving a dispute that …
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Woolworths petrol stations tempt oil giant BP
2 years ago

Woolworths petrol stations tempt oil giant BP

By Sarah Thompson, Anthony Macdonald, Joyce Moullakis

Oil supermajor BP has flown executives to Australia in recent weeks, as it considers an offer for Woolworths’ extensive network of petrol stations.

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Are Coles’ petrol prices subsidising grocery discounts?
3 years ago

Are Coles’ petrol prices subsidising grocery discounts?

Sue Mitchell 12/5/16

After agreeing two years ago to stop subsidising petrol discounts through supermarket profits, Coles now appears to be subsidising food and grocery discounts by charging higher prices …
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Government considering plans to allow supermarkets sell alcohol in the aisles

Benedict Brook, 10 November 2015

IT’S the feature of supermarkets Australians have become all too accustomed to yet utterly baffles overseas visitors.

No, not that we call peppers capsicums or …
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Aldi steps up $750m expansion to WA and SA
3 years ago

Aldi steps up $750m expansion to WA and SA

German discounter Aldi will take advantage of turmoil at Woolworths and the collapsing market share of independent super­markets supplied by wholesaler Metcash to ramp up its $750 million expansion plans …
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The Australian Food and Grocery Code becomes law today, with minister calling on Coles and Metcash to come onboard

The Australian Food and Grocery Code is now law, and with Woolworths and Aldi already signed up, the Small Business Minister wants other players to join.

The voluntary code …
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Lion roars back into market milk

Lion has confirmed it is back in business in market milk sales by winning key Coles contracts from Parmalat in South Australia and Western Australia.

The contract wins are both …
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