7-Eleven franchises have held meetings in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to consider their position following the formation of the Alan Fels 7-Eleven wage inquiry panel.
Allegations against the 7-Eleven franchise model have challenged our business from individual store level to the top of our organisation.
A coalition of SME business groups has thrown its full support behind proposals from Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson to strengthen section 46 of the Competition Act, which would see an ’Effects Test’ put in place to stop big retail chains from abusing their market power.
Metcash’s strategic long-term Transformation Plan is delivering results. The Diamond Store Accelerator (DSA) refurbishment program has delivered improved retail store sales and warehouse sales have risen by 16%
7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd will establish an independent panel, chaired by an eminent and qualified Australian, to receive and examine claims including underpayment of staff by franchisees, and franchise agreement terms.
7-Eleven Australia supports the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) commencing legal proceedings against a Sydney-based 7-Eleven franchisee.
Australia’s employment laws are complex and impose a large number of obligations upon retail employers when it comes to paying employees. This timely reminder will help ensure you and your store ensure you are are complying with the law.
The annual Spar Australia Trade Show was held last week and retailers with the group are already looking forward to next year’s event.
The SMH has reported that some convenience stores may be selling whipped cream canisters to customers looking for a nitrous oxide high.
Announcing Wesfarmers’ 2015 full-year results today, managing director Richard Goyder said positive developments for the convenience sector are ahead.
Police continue to investigate spate of break and enters and the commercial theft of $1.7 million in cigarettes from Sydney warehouses.