Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Retail Giants Coles and Woolworths Are Behind a Bid for Big Coast Businesses to Open until 9 O'clock Every Night, Including Weekends and Public Holidays

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Retail Giants Coles and Woolworths Are Behind a Bid for Big Coast Businesses to Open until 9 O'clock Every Night, Including Weekends and Public Holidays

Article excerpt

LONGER opening hours for large stores will not put the small stores out of business. They have different consumers. No matter what the opening hours of a supermarket, you are unlikely to do your weekly grocery shop in a convenience store and if you do, you will continue to do so. In Victoria the supermarkets are open 6am-midnight, seven days and I saw plenty of convenience stores there. Stop being reactive and be proactive, how can you attract new business to your small store?

Mumofteens

The real cost

COLES and Woolworths want everything and will not stop until they get it. They care nothing for suppliers, customers or staff. The latest thing is self serve checkouts, how many jobs will be lost on the Coast through these? Some of the few jobs available to young people in this area.

Golfito

Forgetting families

WITH the current general hours presently on offer by large retailers, and an existing Cypoorer' economy to deal with, one questions the viability and need for further extension of trading hours for big business. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.