Latest News

Jeff Rogut September 1, 2015 AACS Jeff Rogut FAIM MAICD,Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Association of Convenience Stores Limited (AACS) With some recent headlines surrounding select convenience stores in Australia and around the world, the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS)...

Adele Ferguson, Sarah Danckert, Patrick Hatch August 31, 2015 Sydney Morning Herald CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO 7-Eleven Australia will set up an independent panel to review allegations of underpayment of staff by franchisees as well as franchise agreement terms...

Media Release HEADLINE: Stock Box celebrates one year! TEXT: Stock Box, Australia’s first multi-channel product sampling service for independent retailers celebrates their first year in business, and we thought it was time to catch-up with the founder and Managing Director,...

AACS will visit Sheetz as part of our October USA Study Tour – have you booked your place yet? New premium program offers four freshly ground signature blends. August 26, 2015, CSNEWS ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz Inc. brought its coffee...

Ireland is fantastic with their food-to-go offer in the convenience store market. 71% of the Irish population buy food/drinks-to-go in a typical month compared to 45% in the UK. Additionally, 38% of Irish shoppers believe convenience stores now offer better...

27% of Australian shoppers leave home regularly without eating breakfast. This suggests there is a huge opportunity for P&C stores to focus on breakfast-to-go which will in turn drive footfall. Take a look at how Ireland are focussing on their...

Melissa Kress August 26, 2015 Convenience Store News Training of sales associates and managers is a key focus. HONOLULU — Each New Year’s Day, smokers across the country are used to digging a little deeper into their wallets as cigarette...

AUGUST 27, 2015 News.com.au IT WAS the perfect storm. In mid-2009, Vodafone had just merged with 3 — the Hong Kong company that completely disrupted the mobile industry at the start of the 3G age. It was a move that...

SEAN PARNELL AUGUST 28, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN How do you explain away your poor eating habits? Is it the weather? Are you too busy to eat healthy? Is it a rare indulgence? Maybe all the paleo, superfood, lemon-cleansing, low-carb, fat-free,...

Elisha Maldonado August 26, 2015 The New York Post “After some time he felt for his pipe. It was not broken, and that was something. Then he felt for his pouch, and there was some tobacco in it, and that...

Can AACS help?

Do you have a retail or supply issue or opportunity that we can help you with? Looking at how to market new products to the industry?

Looking for contacts in the industry?  Need training for your staff?  Need a conference speaker?

Contact jeff@aacs.org.au and let us try to help you with these and other business matters.

AACS Members