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Costco welcomes a supermarket price war

The local boss of US retail giant Costco is more than ready for a price war if Woolworths launches a new battle for shoppers by slashing food and grocery prices.


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Australian convenience store sector boost as BP announces expansion
4 years ago

Australian convenience store sector boost as BP announces expansion

Global oil giant BP has plans to expand its network of service stations in Australia over the next three years.

It has been reported that BP Australasia will spend more …
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The Illegal tobacco business is booming across Australia

Illegal tobacco is booming across Australia with a 30 per cent increase in black market trade in the past two years costing taxpayers more than $1.35 billion, a new report …
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BP pumps $450m into expanding service stations
4 years ago

BP pumps $450m into expanding service stations

The local arm of global oil giant BP plans to spend more than $450 million over the next three years to open up to 60 new service stations across the …
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Metcash appoints former Lion CEO Rob Murray as chairman-elect

Former Lion Co and Nestle chief executive Rob Murray has been appointed chairman-elect at Metcash, strengthening the grocery wholesaler’s consumer goods expertise as it attempts to reverse a two-year slide in sales and earnings.


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Float prospects rethinking their options ·      THE AUSTRALIAN
4 years ago

Float prospects rethinking their options · THE AUSTRALIAN

The $1.5 billion float prospect United Petroleum has become the latest company to put the brakes on its initial public offering plans after billboard operator QMS Media yesterday suspended part …
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ACCC authorises BP to participate in Velocity Frequent Flyer Program

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found that a proposed loyalty program involving BP Australia and Velocity Frequent Flyer Program has the potential to promote competition.

The ACCC has …
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Dalby biorefinery operator United Petroleum wants ethanol mandate introduced before 2030

the operator of Dalby’s ethanol plant, in southern Queensland, says it cannot afford to wait another 15 years for an ethanol mandate to be introduced in the state.

United …
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Council approves 24-7 Warrego Hwy truck stop
4 years ago

Council approves 24-7 Warrego Hwy truck stop

A NEW 24-hour BP service station that will accommodate heavy vehicles has been approved for the Warrego Hwy just west of Toowoomba.

Toowoomba Regional Council’s development assessment panel yesterday approved …
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New Puma fuel station set for Berserker travel centre
4 years ago

New Puma fuel station set for Berserker travel centre

Work will start within days on a new Puma Energy travel centre in north Rockhampton, bringing increased fuel and food convenience to locals and travellers on the road, the project’s developer …
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