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Michael Bennet SEPTEMBER 09, 2014 THE AUSTRALIAN Board composition Source: TheAustralian SOME of the nation’s largest companies, including BHP Bill­iton, Wesfarmers and Westfield, are employing too many directors, potentially weighing on investors’ returns as “free riding” and “group think” drives...

Mehreen Khan 08 Sep 2014 The Telegraph Supermarket to introduce temperature controlled pods for customers to collect groceries in a bid to make presence felt around London Britain’s second-biggest supermarket will be expanding its online business and click and collect...

LACHLAN THOMPSON AND ROSALINE WALTERS SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 FAIRFIELD ADVANCE Police carry away smuggled packs of smokes and baggies of synthetic cannabis after raids in south west Sydney. Cigarette smuggling on the rise, one in eight cigarettes smuggled Areas with...

Misa Han September 9, 2014 The Age Small online retailers are working out ways to break into the highly ­competitive grocery retail industry, with varying degrees of success. Online wine retailer Vinomofo keeps a highly curated selection of 10 to...

Ewin Hannan SEPTEMBER 09, 2014 THE AUSTRALIAN SMALL businesses have little confidence in the convoluted and complex system of modern awards, prompting many firms to pay higher wages as insurance against potential prosecution for award breaches. A survey of small...

September 8, 2014 CSNews ALTOONA, Pa. — Sheetz Inc., operator of more than 470 convenience stores in the Mid-Atlantic region and North Carolina, has been selected the 2014 Retailer Innovator of the Year by the editors of Convenience Store News,...

September 8, 2014 CSNews WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Small, personalized vapor products are coming under fire from Big Tobacco. A division of Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) submitted a 119-page document to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommending the agency ban...

September 8, 2014 CSNews SEATTLE — Coffee giant Starbucks Corp. is adding two new store formats, including the upcoming launch of small-format express stores that are designed around offering convenience to customers. The other new format, Starbucks Reserve Roastery and...

Jared Lynch September 10, 2014 The Age Prominent nutritionist Rosemary Stanton says health claims from fast-growing dairy company a2 Milk are premature while some are just irresponsible. Dr Stanton has criticised research from Curtin University in Perth that found a2...

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