Peter Jowett Scholarship & Industry Awards Event 2016
We are pleased to announce that we will be accepting registrations for the 2016 Peter Jowett and Industry Awards event. It is time to book your seats and look forward to quality presentations and the awards event recognising excellence in the Convenience Industry. Be sure to come to the afternoon session with our young leaders
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Please make your nomination below. Voting will occur if there are more than 6 retailers and/or 6 suppliers nominated. Further communication will be sent out if this is the case otherwise results will be posted 1st August 2016
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We would like to invite you to register for the Convenience Market Review Business Breakfast When: 28th July 2016 Where: Crowne Plaza Auckland, Ballroom 2 7.00 Arrival 7.15 Registration 7.30 Breakfast buffet 8.00 Welcome & Introduction 8.05 Nielsen annual convenience market review Lance Dobson from Nielsen will present an overview of the NZ Market, focussing
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Retailers Face More Grief Thanks to Plain Packs Idea
The Government’s announcement that it intends to pursue plain packaging for tobacco products will present more difficulties for the retail sector says a leading retail trade association. “We have consistently opposed the idea of plain packaging on the basis that the proposal will achieve little aside from forcing increased transaction costs onto the retail sector
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Jeff Rogut This year is particularly exciting for AACS because we have joined forces with the 2016 ‘Convenience & Impulse Convention & Expo’ to bring together all of our industry under one roof for two days of education, entertainment, networking and commerce in Melbourne on 17th and 18th August. As demonstrated in the recently released […]
AACS is very pleased to bring you details of our main 2016 Study Tour to London and Amsterdam. 9th to 16th October, 2016 These 2 stunning destinations offer a world of insights into retail, not just convenience retail. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER
“Looking Back to the Future” at The Distributors Mid-Year Conference and Trade Show
Celebrating 35 years, The Distributors “Looking Back to the Future” themed Mid-Year Conference and Trade Show was a resounding success for The Distributors Members, Management Team, Suppliers and Customers. Held over 3 days, May 4 to 6, Rydges Fortitude Valley Brisbane hosted The Distributors Conference with the Retailer and Member Trade Shows at the nearby […]
It’s the end of energy and transportation as we know it’: Tony Seba
Angela Macdonald-Smith May 24, 2016 The Age Within just 15 years conventional energy production and transport will have been rendered obsolete by the revolution taking place in batteries, solar power and electric cars. The startling thesis by energy disruption guru and Stanford University lecturer Tony Seba has been around for a couple of years but […]
Reserve Bank announces new rules for card payments
JOHN CONROY MAY 26, 2016 THE AUSTRALIAN Retailers will no longer be able to slug customers with excessive surcharges on credit and debit card payments under new rules set out by the Reserve Bank. From September 1, surcharges will be limited to the amount it costs the retailer to accept a card for a transaction. […]
Bosses who don’t pay minimum wage won’t be named amid fears staff will ATTACK them
JACK BLANCHARD 25 MAY 2016 Mirror UK Ministers are bowing to pleas from rogue employers to keep their names secret Bosses failing to pay the minimum wage are escaping being ‘named and shamed’ – by claiming angry workers will attack them. Ministers are bowing to pleas from rogue employers to keep their names secret, allowing […]