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SARAH ANDERSON APRIL 15, 2014 WYNDHAM LEADER PETROL is stolen from Wyndham service stations about three times a day. Police data has revealed there were 103 petrol thefts from local service stations recorded in January, and 101 in December. But...

Jeff Rogut The link below shows a terrific new BP M&S store format video with senior BP interviews. An important development for the international convenience industry. This has been produced by Dan Munford, MD, Insight Research UK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KknxbL2ho3U&feature=youtu.be

April 15, 2014 CSDecisions “We must close this new gateway to addiction to protect our children,” says Durbin. Eleven Democratic lawmakers from the Senate and the House of Representatives released a report that shows a dramatic recent increase in the...

AMI HUMPAGE APRIL 16, 2014 TWO men were arrested this morning following a police investigation into a spate of petrol thefts across Melbourne. Search warrants were executed by detectives from the Wyndham, Melton and Hobsons Bay Vehicle Crime Reduction Teams...

MEDIA RELEASE April 16 2014 The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has commended the efforts of Victoria Police in investigating and making subsequent arrests in relation to a spate of thefts across Melbourne that saw a large quantity of...

RICHARD GLUYAS APRIL 15, 2014 THE AUSTRALIAN THE Federal Court yesterday helped to further shape the rules of engagement for fuel discount schemes, and there’s good news and bad news for both the big retail chains and Australian Competition &...

IBISWorld Much has been reported on the battle for consumers’ hearts, minds and money by Australia’s two biggest supermarket brands. As the supermarket price war rages on with no clear winner emerging, liquor retailing may yet play a key role...

SABRINA TAVERNISE APRIL 14, 2014 The New York Times WASHINGTON — An investigation by Democratic members of Congress into the marketing practices of electronic cigarette companies has found that major producers are targeting young people by giving away free samples...

APRIL 16, 2014 news.com.au WHAT’S the largest, least regulated and most misunderstood drug trade in America? That would be caffeine. In his new book Caffeinated , investigative reporter Murray Carpenter takes a deep dive into this white-powder stimulant. The author...

Mark Hawthorne April 16, 2014 The Age It is called the Uniqlo Way. Every morning at 9am – an hour before the first customers arrive – staff at Uniqlo’s clothing stores around the world gather to recite what are called...

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