AACS WOMEN IN CONVENIENCE PANEL SYDNEY – PHOTOS & KEY THEMES

The Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) Women in Convenience Panel was held at Ace Hotel Sydney to celebrate women in convenience. The event, sponsored by UCB, hosted by Theo Foukkare, CEO of AACS, and moderated by Corinne Barclay, featured a knowledgeable and experienced panel offering insights into women working in the convenience channel. Panellists…

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VICTORIA’S SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BAN TO COMMENCE 1 FEBRUARY 2023

To help stop plastic pollution, the Victorian Government is banning single-use plastic straws, cutlery, plates, drink-stirrers, expanded polystyrene food and drink containers and cotton bud sticks from 1 February 2023. The ban will apply to items that are made from conventional plastic, as well as degradable and compostable plastics – such as bioplastics. We encourage…

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NACS GLOBAL CONVENIENCE STORE INDUSTRY REPORT

NACS have just released their inaugural global convenience retailing industry report that provides industry-leading data, macro trends and analysis across 23 countries in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. Highlights of this free, quarterly report include: Thirteen countries experienced growth in convenience store sales during the first quarter of 2022 versus the first quarter of…

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WHY THE PARTY’S OVER FOR RAPID DELIVERY

18/07/22; The Grocer UK With Getir, GoPuff and Gorillas among those losing sales and shedding staff, is this the end for rapid grocery? Or can they find another way to survive? We are not a struggling company,” insists Adrian Frenzel, Gorillas’ chief operating officer. “I know it’s perceived on the outside a bit differently. But…

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3 WAYS THE GIG ECONOMY HELPS BUSINESSES

25/07/22; NACS Online The rise in gig workers is forcing companies to change up their business strategies. ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Six in 10 c-suite executives expect gig workers to substantially replace full-time employees at their company in the next three years, according to Mercer’s 2022 Global Talent Trends report. Forbes reports that the gig workforce increased 30%…

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