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BP lures drivers with $5 discounts and $10 David Jones gift cards in battle for loyalty
1 day ago

BP lures drivers with $5 discounts and $10 David Jones gift cards in battle for loyalty

Motorists are being offered $5 off their fuel bills as service stations battle it out for customers.

Fuel giant BP is also luring customers with vouchers for retailer David Jones …
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How secure is your online payment system?
2 months ago

How secure is your online payment system?

By  •  ACAPMA, Retailing

The Australian petrol-convenience industry, like many retail industries, is increasingly turning to mobile and online payment systems to reduce transaction costs and increase customer convenience. These developments are a good …
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Retailers unite to fight for lower ‘tap and go’ card fees
2 months ago

Retailers unite to fight for lower ‘tap and go’ card fees

Retailers say they are being slugged as much as $550 million a year in unnecessary card transaction fees following the boom in ‘tap and go’ contactless credit cards.

Four leading …
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“The elephant in the room”; Addressing migrant worker underpayment in franchising
5 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
6 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
7 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
10 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
10 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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