Amazon takes ‘grab and go’ to new level

Amazon will launch its first grocery store, Amazon Go, in Seattle next year and has released a video showcasing its unique ‘Just Walk Out’ shopping experience. The online-turned-bricks-and-mortar retailer is offering a check-out-free shopping experience that is made possible by the same types of technologies used in self-driving cars: computer …

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7-Eleven takes next step in reform journey

7-Eleven has voluntarily signed a comprehensive proactive compliance deed with the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO), as part of its ongoing cooperation with the regulator and commitment to transparency through the reform process.  In signing the deed, 7-Eleven again acknowledges its moral and ethical responsibility to require and ensure standards of …

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ACCC acts on fire-hazard cigarettes

The ACCC has accepted court-enforceable undertakings from both Philip Morris and Zen Sensation not to supply cigarettes that do not meet the mandatory reduced-fire-risk safety standard. Cigarettes sold in Australia must meet the mandatory safety standard to self-extinguish when left unattended. Before the reduced-fire-risk standard was adopted, discarded cigarettes and …

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