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Retail groups in uproar over planned vaping laws

A new government proposal to restrict the sale of vaping products to pharmacies has caused an uproar among Australian retail groups.

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 summer drinks – Slurpee and Big Gulp.

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 this year – but NSW, Victoria suffer.

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 city of Xi’an.

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.