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Julia Kollewe 15 April 2014 theguardian.com Closure of Imperial’s last factory and distribution hub will put an end to cigarette manufacturing in mainland Britain The last cigarette factory in Britain is to close, with Imperial Tobacco shutting its Nottingham plant,...

April 15, 2014 CSNews NEW YORK — A recent retailer survey found that advanced vapor products pose a threat not only to combustible cigarettes, but also electronic cigarettes. As demand grows for these products, so do retail outlets dedicated to...

APRIL 16, 2014 AAP TWO men have been nabbed over the theft of more than $12,000 worth of petrol across Melbourne. Police found more than 800 litres of petrol, a hydroponic cannabis set-up and weapons at a Melton address during...

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Jeff Rogut The ‘AACS Petrol & Convenience Business Acumen Simulation program’ was attended by 12 participants last week. If you would like more information on this popular program or wish to enrol for the September program please contact jeff@aacs.org.au

Allister Heath 08 Apr 2014 The Telegraph UK Abolishing Sunday trading laws in today’s 24/7 digital world is a no-brainer for the Coalition It’s time for the Coalition to allow consenting adults to shop freely on Sundays. It is ridiculous,...

Luke Traynor Apr 08, 2014 Mirror UK Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch aims to be first smoke free village in Britain The village with Britain’s longest name will leave visitors out of puff – by banning smoking in public. People in the tongue-twisting village...

9th April 2014 Inside Retail 7-Eleven has confirmed it will be expanding into Western Australia this year, making the first time the company has entered a new market in 32 years. More than 10 stores are projected to open in...

Ashley Armstrong 09 Apr 2014 The Telegraph UK MARS, the maker of M&Ms and Snickers, yesterday spent $2.9bn (£1.7bn) buying pet food brands Eukanuba, IAMS and Natura from consumer giant Procter & Gamble. The trio of brands will be added...

Graham Ruddick 10 Apr 2014 The Telegraph UK Tesco’s scale remains an advantage, yet the company seems reluctant to use it Tesco’s share price is at the lowest level in a decade, Sainsbury’s is the most shorted stock in the...

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