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Australian service stations: more than just fuel?

ACAPMA has released its biennial research into consumer attitudes towards the petrol-convenience industry in Australia. The research was undertaken by Survey Matters and surveyed a geographical representative cross-section of 1,000 Australian petrol-convenience consumers which was subsequently grouped according to ‘inner city”, “outer suburban”, and “regional/rural” consumers. Fuel purchase attitudes and …

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Nearly half of Aussies feel ‘inconvenienced’ by cash-only businesses

Almost 50 per cent of Australians feel ‘inconvenienced’ by cash-only businesses that don’t let them pay electronically, according to new research. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) commissioned the research from Colmar Brunton. It also showed that two-thirds of Australians surveyed have negative views of cash-only businesses. ATO Assistant Commissioner Matthew …

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Return of the corner store – a quiet revolution?

Corner stores once proliferated across the residential landscape of Australia’s towns and cities: places where kids congregated in front of gumball machines, keenly returning empty glass drink bottles to fund their weekly purchase of mixed lollies, and where households could conveniently buy small grocery items, cakes, smokes and an eclectic …

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