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Convenience worldwide: SPAR Guangdong’s flagship convenience store

A SPAR convenience store in Guangdong province in southern China is outperforming SPAR’s larger-sized supermarkets in the region. SPAR Futongzizaicheng is located in Dongguan City’s Guancheng district, where newly built compounds have been erected in an old residential area, creating a melting pot of both traditional and modern cultures. The …

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Three-quarters of Caltex sites allegedly breaching workplace laws

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s latest Compliance Activity Report shows a workplace non-compliance rate of 76 per cent in the Caltex service-station network. The FWO began investigations into the network in late 2016 after receiving intelligence indicating an upsurge in compliance issues at Caltex outlets. Fair Work inspectors visited 25 sites …

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Industry figures welcome new Deputy PM

Following Barnaby Joyce’s controversy-riddled resignation, Australian retailers and industry bodies have welcomed Michael McCormack as new leader of the National Party of Australia and Deputy Prime Minister. Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell congratulated the Deputy PM on his appointment. “Michael McCormack was a diligent and committed …

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7-Eleven Stores appoints non-executive director

The company says its appointment of Marina Go builds on a range of recent high-calibre board and executive appointments. “Ms Go’s extensive experience across digital and traditional media, retail and franchising, compliance and governance, and driving change and transformation, along with her visionary leadership, adds greatly to the strength and …

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