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January 16, 2015 CSNews EUGENE, Ore. — Friendly service, good food and fair prices all play a role in making a convenience store a favorite among U.S. consumers, according to a new study conducted by retail design firm King Retail...

John Durie JANUARY 20, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN WESFARMERS chairman Bob Every and chief Richard Goyder have so far survived any market fallout from the Coles supplier snafu, which attracted extraordinarily vehement criticism from the Federal Court. Coles is one of...

Jeff Rogut It’s only January but many stores are already selling Easter buns and confectionery. Seasonal products offer a great opportunity for convenience stores to inject some added sales with topical merchandise – provided that you have done your homework....

January 20, 2015 NACS Online AACS will visit QuickChec as part of our Overseas Study Tour In October 2015 Convenience chain honored for third year in a row, also recognized in New Jersey. ​WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – QuickChek Corporation, a...

Melissa Kress January 20, 2015 Convenience Store News NEW YORK — It’s no longer enough to be in the game. If you want to win with today’s consumers, you have to be a game changer. According to Nielsen, a game...

Kate Hagan January 20, 2015 The Age Half the people polled support a tax on junk food and sugary drinks. Making a health star rating compulsory for all packaged foods has attracted the overwhelming support of respondents in a national...

SALLY SATEL JAN. 18, 2015 New York Times WASHINGTON — ELECTRONIC cigarettes, battery-powered devices that convert a solution of nicotine and other chemicals into a vapor that can be inhaled, or “vaped,” have the potential to wean a vast number...

Beau Donelly January 20, 2015 The Age Motorists can fill up for less than $1 a litre after unleaded petrol prices plunged to a six-year low in Melbourne. Unleaded petrol is being sold from a BP station in Footscray for...

Jens Meyer January 20, 2015 The Age Morgan Stanley reckons Woolworths’ golden period of strong sales growth, M&A, margin expansion and capital management is coming to an end, putting more pressure on its shares. The investment bank has outlined 10...

January 19, 2015 CSNews SAN FRANCISCO — The city and county of San Francisco are taking a stance against electronic cigarettes in a public education campaign. The advertising campaign called #CurbIt includes ads on the sides of more than 130...

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