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ACCC Forces BP To Back Out Woolies Petrol Deal
2 days ago

ACCC Forces BP To Back Out Woolies Petrol Deal

It’s back to the drawing board for Caltex, Woolworths and BP after the nation’s competition regulator, ACCC forced the three companies to accept that there is no way it would …
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Viva Energy launches its $5 billion ASX float, but not all is for sale
3 days ago

Viva Energy launches its $5 billion ASX float, but not all is for sale

Fuel refiner and retailer Viva Energy has kicked off its long-awaited $5.15 billion sharemarket float, expected to be the largest IPO on the ASX since 2014, but a large part …
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BP will not proceed with acquisition of Woolworths’ fuel network
3 days ago

BP will not proceed with acquisition of Woolworths’ fuel network

BP Australia will not continue with the proposed acquisition of Woolworths’ retail fuel and convenience business, originally announced on 28 December 2016.

Despite its best efforts, BP has determined the …
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THORNLEIGH SERVICE STATION TIPPED TO NAB MORE THAN $11 MILLION AT BURGESS RAWSON AUCTION June 18, 2018
5 days ago

THORNLEIGH SERVICE STATION TIPPED TO NAB MORE THAN $11 MILLION AT BURGESS RAWSON AUCTION June 18, 2018

A Caltex-leased service station in Sydney’s northwest is expected to sell for more than $11 million under the hammer on Tuesday.

The 2880-square-metre site at 192-198 Pennant Hills Road, Thornleigh, has …
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Service station worker makes citizen’s arrest on armed offender
1 week ago

Service station worker makes citizen’s arrest on armed offender

A Perth service station worker has made a citizen’s arrest overnight after an offender began stealing food.

Police say the man entered a Victoria Park service station at …
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Caltex flags improved first-half profit
2 weeks ago

Caltex flags improved first-half profit

Caltex Australia expects its first-half underlying profit to improve by as much as seven per cent, with a strong wholesale performance helping to offset lower retail fuel margins and …
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‘Inherently unfair’: the human misery of franchisin
2 weeks ago

‘Inherently unfair’: the human misery of franchisin

Franchising by its very nature is inherently unfair, says former Brumby’s franchising chain founder Michael Sherlock.

Speaking in Brisbane at the parliamentary inquiry into franchising, Sherlock didn’t pull any punches. …
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‘Unknown’ franchise mediator calls for beefed-up body
2 weeks ago

‘Unknown’ franchise mediator calls for beefed-up body

The man appointed to settle disputes in the scandal-plagued $144 billion franchising industry admits many small operators in the sector don’t know he exists, and has called for a more powerful body …
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Independent body needed to oversee franchising system, say lawyers
2 weeks ago

Independent body needed to oversee franchising system, say lawyers

An independent regulatory body is needed to oversee the franchising system, lawyers will tell a parliamentary inquiry on Friday.

Maurice Blackburn Principal Giri Sivaraman, who has acted pro-bono for exploited 7-Eleven and Caltex workers, …
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Viva Energy to shake up petrol floats
3 weeks ago

Viva Energy to shake up petrol floats

Australia’s petrol refiners are just weeks away from pulling the trigger on deals worth billions in a shake-up that will also test investor appetite.

As revealed by my …
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