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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...

Convenience stores call for support to supply critical hygiene products during pandemic

AACS CEO Jeff Rogut said the pandemic has placed a strain on the supply of sanitation products at convenience stores.

AACS donates $3000 bushfire relief to Red Cross

Rogut recognises Red Cross' work by donating relief.

BP and PepsiCo among big winners at convenience industry awards

BP named Retailer of the Year, while PepsiCo was awarded Supplier of the Year.

AACS criticises WA tobacco regulations

Displays must be implemented at the store's own cost.

Patties and PepsiCo among the winners at convenience industry awards

PepsiCo was awarded supplier of the year as well as succeeding in the snacking category.

AACS calls for tougher penalties for tobacco related robberies

"Every time the price of legal tobacco rises, criminals who sell illegal products cash in. It must stop.”

AACS: Gov needs to address crimes against convenience stores

Call follows new reports of yet another violent crime in Victoria.

Industry applauds illicit smoke ring bust

Australian Border Force seized almost three million illegal cigarettes.

Convenience growth slows as retail conditions bite

Broader weakness in retail trade blamed for slowdown in convenience store sales.

AACS says convenience store owners targeted weekly

"People in our industry are feeling less and less safe when they go to work."

Convenience stores look to alcohol

Convenience stores could sell more than half-a-billion in grog annually, AACS boss says.

AACS awards top Aussie retailers

Mondelez, Coke win big.

AACS boss backs Government tobacco blitz

Jeff Rogut says illegal tobacco puts public and businesses at risk.

Aus convenience industry remains strong

State of the Industry Report 2016 shows it is valued at $8.3 billion.

Consumers opposed to sugar tax: research

AACS boss believes Aussies are switched on to sugar tax shortcomings.

AACS supports e-cigarette sale in convenience stores

Convenience stores are proven responsible retailers of products such as e-cigarettes, says AACS.

Convenience outpaces grocery again

Australian convenience industry surpasses growth of the grocery channel for the fourth year running.

Groups, health experts denounce e-cigarette ban

The AACS has called on governments to make e-cigarettes more readily available for responsible sale.

AACS CEO Jeff Rogut slams tobacco tax

Australasian Association of Convenience Stores boss slams proposed tobacco tax hike.