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Call for tough penalties for those who violently rob retailers

The Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) has thrown its support behind Victoria Police calls for a stronger response to  punish violent thieves who commit crimes against retailers. As the community reels from an increase in so-called “swarming thefts” where larger groups of criminals use intimidatory violence as a stealing …

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7-Eleven celebrates the extraordinary at 2019 Awards

7-Eleven Australia’s state based teams have recognised and celebrated extraordinary team member contributions at the company’s conferences held in each state. 7-Eleven Australia’s General Manager for Retail Operations Braeden Lord says the team members recognised demonstrate 7-Eleven’s values in the extraordinary outcomes they deliver in-store. “Our franchisees and store managers …

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Ombudsman raises franchisee red flag

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell is urging prospective franchisees to do their homework before investing after the ACCC found some franchisors are failing to provide adequate information to buyers. One-in-three franchisors fail to disclose useful information The regulator found one-in-three franchisors in the food services …

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7-Eleven withdraws ‘unrestricted porn magazines’

7-Eleven Australia has made a decision to stop stocking People and Picture magazines. This follows a Collective Shout campaign which called on 7-Eleven to withdraw “unrestricted pornographic magazines that sexualise teen girls and encourage harassment”. According to Collective Shout, the magazines, including People and Picture, include headlines such as ‘X-rated …

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