Funch launches ‘healthy and convenient’ pre-mixes for making snack foods at home Melbourne-based snack manufacturer Funch has launched a range of snack food pre-mixes in Australia, which it says is...

Caltex and Woolworths change petrol alliance Petrol retailer Caltex and supermarket giant Woolworths have announced changes to elements of their retail alliance. At the end of financial year 2014, the...

Wesfarmers first quarter results show strong growth from Coles Wesfarmers Limited has announced its retail sales results for the first quarter of the 2015 financial year, showing strong growth from Coles,...

Woolworths rejects rumour it will sell Big W Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has rejected reports that it is considering selling its department store chain Big W. The Australian newspaper had reported...

Potato Tracker project reveals taste and convenience key factors to increase Australian spud consumption Australian consumers are buying potatoes for taste and convenience, and are keen to purchase more,...

Half yearly results show convenience industry resilience The Australian convenience sector has recorded a strong growth rate of 4 per cent for the first half of 2014, according to a State of the Industry...

Supermarkets entering convenience sector to ride new wave of convenience store growth Australia’s two biggest supermarket groups Coles and Woolworths are set to move into the convenience sector, taking...

Coffee giant Starbucks will reattempt to capture unreceptive market, IBISWorld Australia’s increasing preference for independent coffee shops and high-quality, niche brews is reflected in the fragmented...

First 7-Eleven in WA to open in October Convenience store business 7-Eleven will open its first store in Western Australia on 30 October 2014. The new store will be at 100 High Street in Fremantle and...

7-Eleven Australia appoints new Deputy Chairman Australian convenience store company 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd (7-Eleven Stores) has appointed Michael Smith (FAICD DLitt) as its new Deputy Chairman. Mr Smith...