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Janet Oak May 1, 2015 Daymon Worldwide Daymon Worldwide recently funded a private brand inundation study to survey a demographically diverse and nationally representative group of consumers and track and record their experiences after two weeks of existing only on...

Media Release 06 May 2015 www.premier.vic.gov.au Petrol thieves who fill up then flee will be the focus of a parliamentary inquiry to crack down on service station drive-offs. The Andrews Labor Government has asked the Law Reform, Road and Community...

MAY 06, 2015 BUSINESS SPECTATOR Woolworths is aiming to “neutralise” the impact of its chief rivals Coles and Aldi on its grocery sales, outlining a new pricing and value strategy after falling well short of expectations for its third-quarter sales....

MEDIA RELEASE May 7, 2015 The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has commended the Victorian Government for taking the national lead by launching an inquiry to crack down on the serious crime of petrol theft. “We commend the Victorian...

Graham Ruddick 07 May 2015 The danger for Tesco and co is that the cost-cutting measures designed to shore up their balance sheets will hand further advantages to the discounters The rise of discounters Aldi and Lidl is showing the...

May 6, 2015 CSNews Cowen and Co. reinforces traditional tobacco’s staying power. NEW YORK — Electronic cigarettes may not be the traditional tobacco killer some once thought they would be. According to a new consumer research report from Cowen and...

Madeleine Heffernan May 7, 2015 The Age Struggling third-ranked supermarket company Metcash is proceeding with its second job-cutting program in two months as its shares hit a 14-year-low. The job losses come after the country’s largest supermarket chain Woolworths on...

The Retail Owners Institute In recent years, it has become quite trendy for large, major retail chains to announce the roll out of smaller versions of themselves for urban centers or “neighborhoods”. Examples include Target, Wal-Mart, Macys, Kohls, Lowes, and...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Over one in three Americans (34%) say that they have purchased more snacks that are considered “healthy choices” over the past year, and they are increasingly turning to convenience stores for these healthy purchases, according to survey...

Ruki Sayid 29 April 2015 Mirror UK Boss David Potts revealed the chain is turning back the clock to old fashioned service with two new express checkouts in every store from this week Supermarket chain Morrisons is ending the misery...

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