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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 this year – but NSW, Victoria suffer.

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.