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Service station worker makes citizen’s arrest on armed offender
8 months 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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How to avoid child-wrangling stress at the petrol pump
11 months ago

How to avoid child-wrangling stress at the petrol pump

Every parent knows the pain of getting petrol when you have young children.

There’s that gut-swizzling moment when you realise your baby is asleep or your toddler ramping up a …
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The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing
12 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
2 years 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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