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Industry joins in concern about Woolworths acquisition of PFD
4 weeks ago

Industry joins in concern about Woolworths acquisition of PFD

As reported in the AFR this morning (see more) ACAPMA has joined forces with other retail groups to express concern to the ACCC about the proposed acquisition of PFD Foods …
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Brisbane investor snaps up new Toowoomba service station for $5.8m as interest in passive income streams continues
4 weeks ago

Brisbane investor snaps up new Toowoomba service station for $5.8m as interest in passive income streams continues

A newly-opened Toowoomba service station has been snapped up by a Brisbane investment syndicate for more than $5.8 million, in a sign of ongoing interest in essential businesses amid record-low …
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Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Foods faces growing opposition
4 weeks ago

Woolworths’ acquisition of PFD Foods faces growing opposition

Woolworths is facing growing opposition to its $552 million acquisition of PFD Food Services as the competition regulator delves deeper into the deal’s impact on the $12 billion sector.

Five food service …
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SA ban on straws starts in March
1 month ago

SA ban on straws starts in March

By  •  ACAPMA, Retailing

Following the passing of the Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020, stage one of prohibitions come into effect from 1 March 2021. Stage one restrictions mean that …
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X Convenience appeals to Planning Minister Vickie Chapman in push for $2.8m Sturt petrol station
1 month ago

X Convenience appeals to Planning Minister Vickie Chapman in push for $2.8m Sturt petrol station

The proposed X Convenience would replace the Fresh Choice Restaurant which closed permanently last October.

A South Australian petrol station operator is accused of attempting to bypass a local council …
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Ampol Deal Looking Less Likely as Canadians Weigh Options
1 month ago

Ampol Deal Looking Less Likely as Canadians Weigh Options

Despite the failed attempt to cuddle up to Europe’s biggest supermarket chain, Carrefour, there’s no sign that Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard (ACT) plans to revive its bid for Ampol (formerly …
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City of Wanneroo seeks input on childcare, service station applications
1 month ago

City of Wanneroo seeks input on childcare, service station applications

PLANS for a childcare centre, service station, dog grooming business, and combined car and dog wash are out for public consultation.

The City of Wanneroo has invited feedback on a …
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Developer seeks permission to build a new servo just 120m from an existing one
1 month ago

Developer seeks permission to build a new servo just 120m from an existing one

There are plans to build a new service station along a busy road north of Brisbane – just 120m from an existing servo.

Mantra Property Group have lodged an application …
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Outback Queensland roadhouse closure set to leave a 400km gap for truck drivers
1 month ago

Outback Queensland roadhouse closure set to leave a 400km gap for truck drivers

The only roadhouse in a major transit hub in western Queensland is set to close, leaving truck drivers with nowhere to pull up, use bathroom facilities or get a hot …
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Petrol to finally flow in Stanley
1 month ago

Petrol to finally flow in Stanley

Visitors and residents of Stanley will finally have access to diesel and unleaded without leaving town from as early as Easter, according to Stanley Supermarket Manager Phil Dunne.

“It’s taken …
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