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Convenience

Convenience Archives

Covid-19 can’t keep us down – the effect and the recovery

The Petrol & Convenience channel has been significantly impacted by the restrictions imposed due to Covid-19.

7-Eleven opens six new stores across three states

7-Eleven has expanded its network with six new stores across Victoria, NSW and Queensland.

7-Eleven launches apparel range with Forever 21

The US-released collection comprises 16 colourful pieces, including regular Tees and hoodies, representing 7-Eleven’s su...

Convenience-store sales slump in states worst hit by Covid-19

Convenience-stores in states least affected by the Covid-19 pandemic posted strong sales growth in the first half of thi...

JD unveils mini convenience-store concept in China, Mini Shop

Chinese e-commerce giant JD has launched a new convenience-store concept called Mini Shop in China’s ancient capital cit...

7-Eleven launches plant-based food on the go

Convenience chain 7-Eleven has embraced the plant-based meat trend, loading up its shelves with snacks and meat-free alt...

Seven & I buys US Speedway chain in US$21bn deal

7-Eleven convenience-store chain owner Seven & I will purchase Marathon Petroleum’s American Speedway petrol stations fo...

David Jones, BP to open 21 new convenience food sites by end of 2020

The expansion will bring the total of dual-branded sites to 31 in the country.

South Australia’s OTR service-station chain expands 

South Australia's OTR service-station chain is to open at a new location this week, with more stores to follow by the en...

7-Eleven marks milestone: its 71,100th store

7-Eleven has hit a new milestone with the opening of its 71,100th store, located in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.

7-Eleven and Coca-Cola launch Hong Kong concept store

7-Eleven teams up with Coca-Cola to open a new themed store in Hong Kong.

7-Eleven CEO Angus McKay: innovating a convenient future

McKay discusses the new kiosk model, delivery, defining customer service and supporting franchisees through the pandemic...

UPDATED | IGA rolls out national online grocery service

Danielle Jenkinson, EGM Retail Channels, Metcash Food shares an insight into the company's e-commerce venture.

Virus shutdown sinks Amatil sales

Coca-Cola Amatil MD Alison Watkins said that the COVID-19 shutdowns have caused "unprecedented disruption to trade".

Caltex Australia officially renamed Ampol

A legendary Australian brand is back in business.

Supermarkets pin hopes on value and convenience to keep sales strong

Coles goes big on value, while Woolies ramps up convenience as supermarkets seek to avoid a dip in sales.

Class action alleges On The Run underpaid staff by up to $70 million

Lawsuit says more than 8000 current and former workers are affected.

Trend towards in-home dining set to stay as restrictions ease, UBS says

In-home eating is expected to remain at elevated levels post COVID-19, with value and innovation driving results.

Convenience sales climb 2.1 per cent to $8.8bn

AACS CEO Jeff Rogut said the industry's value proposition "has never been clearer" than it is right now as consumers shu...

Youfoodz begins selling groceries online

Convenience meals business adds Grocery Essentials to its home delivery offer alongside Fruit & Veg boxes.