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June 23, 2015 CSNews Low employee turnover recognized in Fortune ranking. TULSA, Okla. — Local convenience store retailer QuikTrip Corp. consistently ranks among the best places to work, and now it is getting a thumbs-up from the younger generation. Fortune...

17-06-2015 NIELSEN Does the lowest price always win? In Europe’s sluggish economy, it can certainly seem that way. Shoppers are hyper price aware—40% claim to know the prices of most products they buy and notice when price changes. They’re also...

Michael Bennet JUNE 25, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN Australia is on the verge of a drama­tic shift in how people shop, as mobile phones appear set to overtake credit cards as the prim­ary way to make payments. While mobile payments are...

Sue Mitchell June 25, 2015 The Age Supermarket chains Woolworths and Coles could soon be facing competition from an unlikely source – the South African owner of upmarket department store chain David Jones. Woolworths Holdings, which outlaid $2.2 billion last...

David Bennett June 11, 2015 CSDecisions Cigarette sales have been steadily declining, but the category is too big to ignore and too lucrative to disappear any time soon. By David Bennett, Senior Editor Since cigarettes sales have been slowly falling...

Jared Owens JUNE 26, 2015 THE AUSTRALIAN War declared on nanny state Senator David Leyonhjelm believes Australians should be allowed to have fun at their own risk. Picture: Ray Strange Source: News Corp Australia Libertarian senator David Leyonhjelm has launched...

Elizabeth Knight June 26, 2015 At the heart of Woolworths’ problems is pricing: where it lags Coles which has executed a superior strategy. You don’t have to cast a wide net to find a Woolworths customer with a gripe about...

Corinne Gretler and Jan Schwalbe June 25, 2015 The Age Growing up, Frederic Depypere didn’t fret much about messy chocolate. In rainy Belgium, the temperature rarely got high enough to melt a candy bar. But on a visit to steamy...

Jeff Rogut Included this week are two documents from Victoria Police which may be useful to all members. VicPol are proactive in working with industry on preventing robberies and encourage those businesses in Victoria to engage with their local Crime...

Grant Smith Jun 16 2015 AFR The world is on the brink of the longest-lasting oil glut in at least three decades and OPEC’s quest for market share makes it almost unavoidable. Oil supply has exceeded demand globally for the...

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