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7-Eleven earmarks innovation as key to growth
1 day ago

7-Eleven earmarks innovation as key to growth

Australia’s largest convenience chain, 7-Eleven, is a well-established franchisor that started in 1977. The company now has more than 680 stores across Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland …
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Caltex investors seem blind to the boss’s vision
1 month ago

Caltex investors seem blind to the boss’s vision

Not even the lure of a higher dividend payout ratio nor the dangling of capital management initiatives has been enough to offset scepticism from Caltex shareholders about the wisdom of …
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Servos and local grocers now battlefronts in the grocery war of convenience
2 months ago

Servos and local grocers now battlefronts in the grocery war of convenience

THE race is well and truly on between Woolworths and Coles to downsize to convenience-store footprints, with petrol service stations and local grocer real estate being seized for the transformation.


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Caltex leans on Woolworths to drive retail growth
3 months ago

Caltex leans on Woolworths to drive retail growth

Reduced fuel volumes and lower margins due to “targeted competitor actions” in Q3 wiped $20 million off of Caltex’s forecasted EBIT range for this year.

The revised range for the …
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Caltex, Woolies in new marriage of convenience
5 months ago

Caltex, Woolies in new marriage of convenience

Caltex Australia will slow the rollout of its The Foodary convenience store brand after signing a new fuel and food supply deal with Woolworths.

The fuel refiner and retailer will …
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BP Australia fuels the future
5 months ago

BP Australia fuels the future

This month, BP Australia, one of Australia’s leading fuel and convenience retailers, reopened its doors to its newly renovated Kings Way site in Victoria; the first concept store of its …
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Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex
7 months ago

Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex

By  •  Feature

It is a fascinating time to be working in the retail fuel industry in Australia!

A steep escalation in the capital value of retail fuel sites across Australia, coupled with …
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The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing
11 months ago

The Distributors Announce Acquisition of Impulse Marketing

The Distributors, Australia’s leading national independent wholesaler group, announces the acquisition of Digital Marketing agency, Impulse Marketing Pty Ltd.  The move is part of The Distributors vision to continue to …
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Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience
2 years ago

Petrol giants brace for a war of convenience

When Woolworths announced in late December it would sell its petrol and convenience stores to BP not Caltex, it heralded a new era for the $20 billion-plus sector.

It was …
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Prepared food – the key to future convenience
2 years ago

Prepared food – the key to future convenience

By  •  Convenience

The future direction of the convenience store industry is becoming increasingly uncertain as margins on traditional impulse items (i.e. chips, chocolates and drinks) are being progressively squeezed by competition coming …
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