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Metcash benefits from shop local trend


Metcash says sales continue to benefit from the change in consumer behaviour since the advent of Covid-19. Chairman Robert Murray said consumers have been shopping more in their local neighbourhoods

Hudsons Coffee sees new opportunities as consumer trends shift


Hudsons Coffee has seen back-to-back weeks of record sales in Townsville, and Tasmania. GM Jarrod Montigue told Inside Franchise Business Executive “Business outside Victoria is starting to recover. South Australia and

Total Tools sued by competitor


Sydney Tools has confirmed it is suing competitor Total Tools over an alleged email hacking. According to Sydney Tools, Total Tools hacked into its email system last year to give

Retail rent aid unsustainable says SCCA as figure tips over $1.6bn


Nationwide rental assistance to retailers has eclipsed $1.6 billion, according to the Shopping Centre Council of Australia, with the largest level of support given to cafes and restaurants, followed by

Clark Rubber manufactures PPE face shields


Clark Rubber’s famous foam is now helping in the battle to beat Covid-19 as the iconic Aussie retailer has shifted a small portion of its network to manufacturing PPE. CEO Anthony

Cartridge World online sales and deliveries peak, agency model rollout continues


A mini-concession concept unveiled by office supply chain Cartridge World at the beginning of the year is rolling out successfully across the country as the business reports a peak in

Metcash enters binding agreement in Total Tools’ $57m buyout


Metcash is moving forward with its acquisition of 70 per cent of Total Tools, a national franchise targeting tradespeople, for approximately $57 million. The wholesale distributor, which already operates in

OTR opens 155th store with six more planned


South Australian fuel, retail and convenience group OTR opens its 155th store this week as part of an ongoing expansion program. Six new stores will open in the coming months. Locations

Miniso’s Australian franchisee collapses


The Australian master franchisee for multinational discount retailer Miniso has collapsed into voluntary administration after the Covid-19 pandemic saw sales tank in recent weeks. Miniso Master Franchisee Pty Ltd, the

Face-coverings will be compulsory in Victoria’s lockdown zones


Residents living or working in Victoria’s lockdown zones will need to wear a face covering or mask when leaving home or face a $200 fine. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has