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Brian Berk January 19, 2015 Convenience Store News JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Plummeting gas prices, which have dipped below an average of $2 per gallon in several states, have consumers cheering. But the same cannot be said for those in...

Glenda Korporaal JANUARY 21, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN ALDI’s Australian managing dir­ector, Tom Daunt, was being a touch disingenuous yesterday when he insisted that the low-cost supermarket chain was not a competitive threat to the big boys, Coles and Woolworths. Yes,...

Sue Mitchell January 21, 2015 The Age Discount retailer Aldi Australia has vowed to maintain pricing pressure on rivals in the $85 billion grocery market, after increasing sales by 13 per cent in 2014, outpacing food and liquor sales growth...

Simon Evans January 21, 2015 The Age Betta Foods, which supplies Capricorn licorice and Eskimo chocolate snowballs to Woolworths, Coles and Aldi, has collapsed financially just three months after being acquired by British buyout firm Re:Capital. It is the second...

Harry Wallop Telegraph UK Robin Whitefield invented mini Creme Eggs – but is left unimpressed by the new version of the chocolate treat From the reaction of consumers, you would have thought Cadbury had announced it was using rabbit droppings...

January 21, 2015 Inside Retail The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says its new powers following changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct will strengthen the local industry, with the watchdog also warning rogue franchise operators it can now...

January 22, 2015 nacsonline ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Fuels Institute has released its latest report, “Driver Demographics: The American Population’s Effect on Vehicle Travel and Fuel Demand.” The report analyzes historical demographic data as it relates to driving behavior and...

Esther Han January 21, 2015 The Age Bottle shop owners have blasted liquor multinational Diageo for attempting to “dictate” their profit margins by printing a set price on the packaging of a new Smirnoff range. Diageo late last month launched...

The first ‘Stock Box for Convenience’ was delivered to more than 700 registered Stock Box members in late November 2014 and included samples from companies such as Bayer, Slim Nation, Go Natural and SPC Ardmona. Stock Box provides manufacturers with...

The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) has called for small business people across the country to use the natural awareness of their environment to provide support to the government in its security processes. Peter Strong CEO of COSBOA has...

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