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Retailing

“The elephant in the room”; Addressing migrant worker underpayment in franchising
2 months ago

“The elephant in the room”; Addressing migrant worker underpayment in franchising

Industry stalwarts have urged franchisors to remain cautious in light of an alarming number of wage theft and migrant worker underpayment reports.

Speaking to delegates at the Franchise Council of …
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Video of fuel drive-offs released as police launch text trial to catch drivers
2 months ago

Video of fuel drive-offs released as police launch text trial to catch drivers

Queensland police have launched a one-month SMS and email trial targeting vehicles involved in suspected fuel drive-offs.

The message will prompt owners of the vehicles involved to return to the …
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Virgin chasing new service stations frequent flyer partner
3 months ago

Virgin chasing new service stations frequent flyer partner

Virgin Australia will aim to have a new service station partner in place for its Velocity members before BP’s tie-up with Qantas takes effect.

For the last four years, Velocity …
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Misleading fuel prices on advertising boards at service stations banned in Canberra

Misleading fuel prices on advertising boards at service stations have been banned in the ACT. Discounters are now only able to show the true pump price, not one that requires …
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Planning the future of retail

The Australian retail industry contributes more than $311 billion annually to Australia’s GDP and employs over one million people. But it is coming under fire and being disrupted in unprecedented …
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Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change
6 months ago

Kick in the guts, says small business about smoking law change

Small business has described a plan to increase Tasmania’s legal smoking age to 21 as “disastrous and a kick in the guts” which will cost jobs.

Tasmanian Small Business Council …
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BP partners with Uber Eats for home delivery offering
6 months ago

BP partners with Uber Eats for home delivery offering

BP is offering home delivery of food items from its petrol and convenience stores.

The service, called Couchfood, is a partnership with Uber Eats and represents the next step in …
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‘Human error’: 7-Eleven, Caltex singled out by ACCC over axing of tampon tax
9 months ago

‘Human error’: 7-Eleven, Caltex singled out by ACCC over axing of tampon tax

Convenience retailers 7-Eleven and Caltex took weeks to fully reduce prices on menstrual products after they were exempted from GST at the start of 2019 and did so only after …
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Western Australia Changes Regulation Overnight without Consultation
9 months ago

Western Australia Changes Regulation Overnight without Consultation

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has today expressed its shock and dismay at a change to Western Australia’s regulations that will significantly affect tobacco retailing across the state from next …
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One in five tobacco retailers would prefer not to sell cigarettes
9 months ago

One in five tobacco retailers would prefer not to sell cigarettes

Research from Cancer Council NSW and Western Sydney University has revealed that almost 20% of a sample of tobacco retailers (including convenience stores, grocery stores, and newsagents) would prefer not …
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