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AUGUST 21, 2014 NEWS.COM.AU Innovation and invention propels everything forward. Source: News Limited INNOVATION is just a buzzword right? One which people wheel out when they want to sound impressive and ‘forward thinking’ (another buzzword). But innovation is more than...

NACSOnline ALEXANDRIA, VA – Consumers look at alternative fuels and vehicles the same way that they look at traditional fuels: economics drives the purchasing decision. Consumers say that they consider fuel economy and the cost of the vehicle far more...

Alexandra Cain August 20, 2014 The Age Bondi’s renowned pizza restaurant Pompei’s has made a bold move into the vending machine game, installing what it claims is the world’s first artisan pizza vending machine in Westfield’s Chatswood shopping centre. It...

Sarah Butler 20 August 2014 The Guardian Attracting ‘travelling consumers’ is part of supermarket’s new strategy as Little Waitrose opens at King’s Cross in London The retailer is looking to open stores near stations and other travel hubs to attract...

Simon Johanson August 20, 2014 The Age The arrival of a host of international retailers and the opening of Melbourne’s swank new Emporium shopping centre has taken a heavy toll on traditional suburban retail strips, with vacancy rates soaring on...

Esther Han August 20, 2014 Paying the price of convenience: City Convenience stores have been criticised for their pricing. Photo: Jane Dyson Sydney’s central business district is becoming dominated by chain convenience stores that are charging triple supermarket prices for...

Sue Mitchell August 20, 2014 The Age Coca-Cola Amatil is facing its second consecutive year of lower earning after first-half net profit fell. Weaker sales in convenience stores and petrol stations and pricing pressure in supermarkets crunched margins in its...

August 20, 2014 NACSOnline Drivers will deliver convenience store items in Washington, D.C., test launch. ​WASHINGTON – Uber, the car service that has disrupted taxi operations in cities worldwide, is gearing up for the Washington, D.C., launch of on-demand product...

Blair Speedy AUGUST 21, 2014 THE AUSTRALIAN ANALYSTS are expected to slash earnings forecasts for Coca-Cola Amatil after newly installed boss Alison Watkins flagged a major downturn in earnings for the second half of the year. CCA reported a net...

Ruki Sayid Aug 20, 2014 Lidl are taking on supermarkets fashion labels like George at Asda by offering budget fashions in 600 stores across the UK Every Lidl helps… An all out price war is on the cards as discount...

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