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Caltex leans on Woolworths to drive retail growth
2 weeks ago

Caltex leans on Woolworths to drive retail growth

Reduced fuel volumes and lower margins due to “targeted competitor actions” in Q3 wiped $20 million off of Caltex’s forecasted EBIT range for this year.

The revised range for the …
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Caltex, Woolies in new marriage of convenience
3 months ago

Caltex, Woolies in new marriage of convenience

Caltex Australia will slow the rollout of its The Foodary convenience store brand after signing a new fuel and food supply deal with Woolworths.

The fuel refiner and retailer will …
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BP Australia fuels the future
3 months ago

BP Australia fuels the future

This month, BP Australia, one of Australia’s leading fuel and convenience retailers, reopened its doors to its newly renovated Kings Way site in Victoria; the first concept store of its …
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Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex
4 months ago

Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex

By  •  Feature

It is a fascinating time to be working in the retail fuel industry in Australia!

A steep escalation in the capital value of retail fuel sites across Australia, coupled with …
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The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing
9 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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Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience
2 years ago

Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience

When Woolworths announced in late December it would sell its petrol and convenience stores to BP not Caltex, it heralded a new era for the $20 billion-plus sector.

It was …
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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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Waiting on convenience to free-up Caltex Australia’s hip pocket
2 years ago

Waiting on convenience to free-up Caltex Australia’s hip pocket

Sarah Thompson, Anthony Macdonald, Joyce Moullakis

There are easier ways to make a living than pitching acquisition targets to Caltex Australia.

While the $9 billion fuel supplier is cashed up, has …
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Queensland drink PERKii takes on $50 billion global probiotics market

Jacinda Tutty, 13 April 2016

A PROBIOTIC water has made the leap from the lab to supermarket shelves after securing $4 million in funding to take on the world’s $50 …
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Petrol stations to revolutionise convenience shopping with big changes planned
3 years ago

Petrol stations to revolutionise convenience shopping with big changes planned

Andrew Jefferson & Sunny Liu, 06 April 2016

SERVICE stations could soon become one-stop shops for everything from ready-made meals, bottles of wine and even getting a haircut as the …
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