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Metro meet servo: Caltex and Woolworths launch fresh convenience offer

The first of the service station supermarkets opens today, with two more planned for the coming months.

Viva Energy appoints former CTO of Super Retail Group

Amanda Fleming previously held the position of HR director at Coles Group.

BP pulls M+ rated magazines from shelves

Collective Shout is now calling on Coles Express to stop selling M+ rated magazines.

Independent chains best for low fuel prices, ACCC finds

Independent chains were the lowest priced petrol retailers in all eight cities, while Coles Express was the highest.

Caltex to offload 50 stations in bid to cut costs

Fuel giant's half year profit falls by more than half.

Poll: Will consumers pay more for premium at the ‘servo’?

Are consumers willing to pay a bit extra for a premium convenience offering at the service station or is lower prices th...

David Jones partners with BP to enter $4.7bn convenience sector

Ten sites across Sydney and Melbourne will offer David Jones Food.

Why BP is getting into bed with David Jones. The promising marriage of petrol and gourmet food

The new BP and David Jones deal shifts focus from petrol prices to convenience foods.

Average petrol price in FY19 reached four-year high

ACCC to monitor prices “very closely” at Coles Express, Woolworths.

Caltex CEO to retire, search for replacement begins

Julian Segal to step down after a decade at the helm.

Woolworths announces $1.7bn buy-back following sale of petrol business

The retailer plans to close 30 BIG W stores and two distribution centres over the next three years.

Caltex putting digital foundations in place

Convenience company transforming with an eye to the digital future.

Green light for Woolies’ $1.7bn fuel deal

The deal is expected to be completed in April 2019.

Petrol prices fell sharply in December across Australia’s major cities

Petrol prices hit lows not seen since August 2017.

Coles and Viva Energy renew fuel partnership

The fuel company will pay $137m to extend partnership until 2029.

Maximising savings in the petrol price cycle

While not illegal, retailers’ use of price cycles to maximise profits really infuriates drivers.

Woolworths to sell fuel business for $1.7bn

CLO and secretary Richard Dammery who played an important role in the sale will step down in January.

This week in FMCG

The top stories that made the news this week.

Caltex leans on Woolworths to drive retail growth

Multiple Metro stores to open in 2019.

ACCC advises consumers to shop around for cheaper fuel

Frustration builds as consumers across the country face rising fuel prices.