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‘Unknown’ franchise mediator calls for beefed-up body
2 years ago

‘Unknown’ franchise mediator calls for beefed-up body

The man appointed to settle disputes in the scandal-plagued $144 billion franchising industry admits many small operators in the sector don’t know he exists, and has called for a more powerful body …
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Independent body needed to oversee franchising system, say lawyers
2 years ago

Independent body needed to oversee franchising system, say lawyers

An independent regulatory body is needed to oversee the franchising system, lawyers will tell a parliamentary inquiry on Friday.

Maurice Blackburn Principal Giri Sivaraman, who has acted pro-bono for exploited 7-Eleven and Caltex workers, …
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Scancam millionth plate promotion a success
2 years ago

Scancam millionth plate promotion a success

One lucky winner is $2,500 richer after being the one-millionth person to have their licence plate scanned during Scancam’s special promotion on Friday, May 18.

The promotion ran across the …
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The last petrol station in Melbourne’s CBD is getting demolished
2 years ago

The last petrol station in Melbourne’s CBD is getting demolished

Driving in Melbourne’s CBD is a certain kind of torture, what with unexpected roadblocks, tram-only passages and numerous hook turn intersections. That’s not to mention the fact that up until now, …
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Domino’s, 7-Eleven call for franchising reform
2 years ago

Domino’s, 7-Eleven call for franchising reform

Pizza giant Domino’s has called for minimum disclosure requirements for prospective franchisees under the Franchising Code of Conduct to be strengthened, joining a growing chorus of major networks calling for …
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Caltex says first quarter profit up 6.4%
2 years ago

Caltex says first quarter profit up 6.4%

Caltex has reported unaudited figures that show first-quarter profit after tax was $172 million, up from $161 million in the same period a year ago.

Service station group Caltex says …
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Caltex acquisitions filling the gap as Woolworths contract uncertain
2 years ago

Caltex acquisitions filling the gap as Woolworths contract uncertain

Caltex Australia has risen to the challenge of closing the $150 million earnings gap left by the expected loss of a large fuels supply contract with Woolworths, according to chief executive …
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Service stations fuel a rise in retail optimism
2 years ago

Service stations fuel a rise in retail optimism

Service stations are proving to be a star performer for the retail industry, despite predictions hybrid and electric vehicles will slash con­sumer demand for fossil-fuels in coming years.

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Viva Energy records $1.75bn profit amid Dutch parent Vitol’s IPO plan
2 years ago

Viva Energy records $1.75bn profit amid Dutch parent Vitol’s IPO plan

Fuel company Viva Energy has reported a strong full-year operating profit, filings with the corporate watchdog show, as its Dutch owner, Vitol investigates a $2 billion-plus float of the …
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BP Confirms Transaction Delays Caused Problem With BPme App
2 years ago

BP Confirms Transaction Delays Caused Problem With BPme App

Looks like our guess about the payment gateway was correct. BP has confirmed to Which-50 that the problem in its payment app called BPme that resulted in ADMA managing …
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