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MIRANDA MAXWELL 20 JUL, 2015 Spectator Grass-fed eye fillet and Australian extra virgin olive oil; gluten-free penne, award-winning pumpkin and sage girasoli; Bollinger and Persian feta; oh, and capsule espresso machines plus ski wear. This small sample reveals how Aldi...

AACS will visit WAWA and Sheetz during our October study tour to the USA. Get your booking in now – few places left… July 21, 2015 CSD Staff fuelpumpingLARGEWawa, QuikTrip and Sheetz are among consumers’ favorite places to fuel up,...

Thad Moore July 20,2015 Washington Post The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., operator of A&P supermarkets, said July 20, 2015, that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell off stores as it faces increasingly tough...

Renee M. Covino July 20, 2015 Convenience Store News Tests are ongoing in the Las Vegas market. LAS VEGAS — The new Fresh & Easy is “a company built on fresh ideas,” according to Mike Evans, vice president of marketing,...

Broede Carmody 22 July 2015 SmartCompany Dettol is Australia’s most trusted brand, according to a survey conducted by Reader’s Digest. Long-established companies such as Colgate, Dyson and Panadol also topped this year’s list of brands Australians associate with premium quality...

JULY 22, 2015 News.com.au A DISTURBING thing happened in America last week and it parallels a fight bubbling away in Australia too. The US House of Representatives effectively said you can’t ban the sale of bottled water in certain areas....

Nick Toscano July 23, 2015 The Age National burger chain Grill’d is underpaying hundreds of young workers by hiring staff on compulsory traineeships and outdated employment agreements. An analysis of Grill’d workplace deals across the country shows many employees, often...

Andrew Hughes July 23, 2015 The Age Authenticity is just so powerful in marketing right now. The more natural you can make what you do in marketing, the more chance there is the consumer will let down their defences just...

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FREE INFOGRAPHIC – Who is the Australian top-up shopper? The way people do their grocery shopping is changing. There are 49% of people around the world who are shifting shopping habits to topping up. This is no different in Australia...

Sarah Halzack July 21 The Washington Post After months of testing and tweaking, the e-commerce start-up Jet.com opened its digital storefront on Tuesday, marking the official kickoff of the company’s ambitious effort to battle Amazon and Wal-Mart for budget-conscious customers....

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