Convenience Market Review Business Breakfasts 2017 We would like to invite you to register for the Convenience Market Review Business Breakfast. This event is available in both Auckland and now Christchurch for the first time. This is a great opportunity for convenience operators, and regional supplier staff to network and access some great insights around the New […]
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NZACS members are eligible to attend all functions. Click here to view the full 2017 NZACS event calendar. We have released details of the PJ Awards and further details of all events will be sent to members and published on the NZACS website.
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2017 Peter Jowett Awards Registrations of interest are now open for the 2017 Peter Jowett Scholarship Award. This unique opportunity is the platform for NZACS members to challenge their peers in New Zealand and globally and to reflect on the industry. The 2017 topic is: Detail two ‘Bright Ideas’ that you believe will
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CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME LOOMS BUT ISSUES REMAIN UNADDRESSED
February 9, 2017: As NSW businesses brace themselves for the July 1 introduction of the Container Deposit Scheme (CDS) – despite the many unknowns surrounding the scheme and consumers being largely unaware of it – the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has made a last ditch plea to the NSW Government to consider a […]
Blink and you’ll miss it! The ever-changing world of retail
BERNARD SALT: Columnist February 9, 2017 The Australian In March 1981, the 19-year-old fiancee of Prince Charles, Lady Diana Spencer, stepped out of a limousine in London in a black strapless evening dress. The media impact of this was global. The dress was designed by English couturiers David and Elizabeth Emanuel; they wanted to showcase […]
Corporates should follow Telstra’s lead and ease the squeeze on SME
ROBERT GOTTLIEBSEN February 10, 2017 The Australian Business columnistMelbourne @BGottliebsen It’s time to put out a call to the chief executive of Coles, John Durkan, the new chief executive of Bunnings, the chief executive of Woolworths, Brad Banducci, plus all other large corporation heads. How about following Andy Penn at Telstra and paying your small […]
Caitlin Dewey February 9, 2017 Washington Post Organic food has never been so popular among American consumers. Ironically, that’s bad news for the brand that made organic a household name — namely, the Austin-based Whole Foods. On Wednesday, Whole Foods reported what is arguably its worst performance in a decade, announcing its sixth consecutive quarter […]
Wawa Becomes Latest C-store Chain to Offer Mobile Ordering
Retailer is rolling out the function through its app. February 9, 2017 CSNews WAWA, Pa. — Mobile ordering is coming to your Wawa Inc. mobile app. According to the Philly Voice, the convenience food retailer has begun rolling out a mobile ordering feature to its app. Select Wawa Rewards members can now use their mobile […]
E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study
Press release 6 February, 2017 Cancer Research UK E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research (link is external)* published in Annals of Internal Medicine today (Monday). “This study adds to growing evidence that e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative to tobacco, and suggests the long term effects […]
E-cigarettes ‘are much safer than normal cigarettes, with a very low risk’ says study
Ex-smokers who switched to e-cigarettes or NRT had significantly lower levels of toxic chemicals and carcinogens in their body compared to people who continued to smoke ANDREW GREGORY 6 February, 2017 Mirror UK E-cigarettes are “much safer” than conventional cigarettes, according to a landmark study. The devices are less toxic and safer to use compared […]