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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 alternatives to good old Aussie favourites.

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 for US$21 billion.

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 end of the year.

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”.

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.