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SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 AAP SUPERMARKET chain Coles has been banned for three years from advertising that its bread was made or baked on the day it was sold. Coles was also ordered to display a Federal Court notice in its...

Jeff Rogut CEO AACS “Something new is not enough for the definition of innovation. There are plenty cases where something new has no new value (a new color of a product or a new chemical produced that does nothing). Sometimes,...

September 30 2014 With Cancer Council Victoria today citing its own survey as evidence of the need for further tobacco reform, the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has reinforced that tobacco is already a significantly regulated, heavily taxed and...

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores Limited will be held on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 at 10am AEST. The Annual General Meeting will be held at Ibis Melbourne Glen Waverley...

Tom Fox September 26, 2014 The Washington Post Nathan Furr is an assistant professor at Brigham Young University and co-author of The Innovator’s Method: Bringing the Lean Start-up into Your Organization. He also has acted as the founder or adviser...

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 AAP RISING levels of iron deficiency among teenage girls may be linked to an increase in the amount of high-caffeine energy drinks they consume, it has been claimed. BRITAIN’S Health Food Manufacturers’ Association warns that caffeine can...

David Potts October 1, 2014 The Age When you can buy a round of drinks at the local with something that can’t be seen let alone held, you know bitcoin has made it. That, or it’s the world’s most elaborate...

News.com.au OCTOBER 01, 2014 GOVERNOR Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing America’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. BROWN on Tuesday signed the bill by Democratic state Senator Alex Padilla of Los Angeles. Plastic bags will be phased out...

Anna Henderson 1 Oct 2014 David Leyonhjelm A crossbench senator has thanked Australia’s smokers and attacked successive governments for increasing tobacco taxes in a speech in Federal Parliament. Liberal Democratic Party Upper House representative David Leyonhjelm voiced his gratitude to...

TERRY BARNES Australian Financial Review The competition review led by Ian Harper has tackled both the pharmacists’ near-monopoly ownership of Australia’s 5000-plus community pharmacies and the myriad rules controlling where a pharmacy can dispense medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme...

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