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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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Former Treasurer Costello to open the APFI Forum 2019
7 months ago

Former Treasurer Costello to open the APFI Forum 2019

By  •  APFI Forum

The Australian petrol-convenience industry is facing a period of unprecedented change. New vehicle technologies, petro-politics and seismic changes in the national retail market over the past 12 months, suggest that …
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Western Australia Changes Regulation Overnight without Consultation
7 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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Convenience stores braving the retail storm
8 months ago

Convenience stores braving the retail storm

No longer seen as just an expensive alternative to supermarkets, local convenience stores offer time-poor consumers a viable shopping option for last minute grocery purchases. However times have been tough, …
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7-Eleven’s Fuel App recognised at summit in Shanghai
8 months ago

7-Eleven’s Fuel App recognised at summit in Shanghai

7-Eleven Australia bagged the NACS Asian Convenience Retail Technology Award at a summit in Shanghai, China last night for its 7-Eleven Fuel App.

Angus McKay, 7-Eleven CEO, said the app, which …
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Market moves – BP, Woolworths, VIVA/SHELL and Caltex
1 year 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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Franchising Inquiry, ACAPMA Submission
1 year ago

Franchising Inquiry, ACAPMA Submission

By  •  Legal

The Parliamentary Committee (Corporations and Financial Services) inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct is well underway.  The Inquiry includes a review of the Oil …
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Rising costs putting real pressure on fuel retailers
2 years ago

Rising costs putting real pressure on fuel retailers

By  •  Advocacy

The fuel industry is often asked to explain itself when fuel prices rise – particularly when they apparently rise independently of global moves in oil prices or regional moves in …
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