Your FMCG petrol and convenience channel experts

Trading in the petrol and convenience sector has become a multi-billion dollar market for brands. In Australia we travel further and work longer hours than most other people around the world. Our petrol and convenience sector has responded with an innovative and enticing retail solution to support those in transit.

Want to see your product in retailers like these?

“There are 6,978 convenience store businesses in Australia as of 2023, an increase of 0.5% from 2022.”

Source: Ibis World, Industry Statistics Australia

Open up omni channel opportunities

From beverages to snacks, chocolate to hot food, household staples and over the counter medicinal needs – there isn’t much you can’t get from Australia’s leading petrol and convenience retailers. 

Our team understands this growing retail opportunity and can partner with you to support and develop the right scale, distribution and NPD that can see your brand and product range be successful in this valuable retail channel.

In Isobel's words, not ours. (Thanks Isobel!)

“EHP Labs has worked with Consult Group for nearly 2 years now. The contacts and relationships they have provided has opened a significant number of doors to get our product into major retailers. We continue to work closely with the team and strive for success!”

Isobel Davis, EHP Labs

C-stores: An emerging community hub?

“Retailers’ growing focus on foodservice underscores the belief that c-stores can become community hubs where shoppers want to eat, drink and spend time, instead of simply a place to fill up on gas or grab a bag of chips. And with electric vehicles on the rise, this is becoming even more prevalent, as consumers could be on site longer as they charge their cars.” 

C-S Drive, 9 trends that will shape the c-store industry in 2023

What does the On The Run $1.15B sale mean for you?

Petrol and diesel supplier Viva Energy purchased On The Run group for around $1.15 billion in April 2023. The deal saw Viva add to its 1,350 service stations by taking over the OTR Group, which owned 205 stations.

Stay in the know and have the best omni channel strategy for your FMCG brand in an ever-changing retail landscape. Partner with our team and open doors to having the best conversations possible for your brand with Australia’s leading retailers.

"We found working with the Consult Group team easy and professional, and together our turnover increased rapidly in the grocery channel. Without their support and guidance, we would not be in the strong position we are today."

Stephen Hamilton

"They always fight hard for what is right for the product line, and most importantly what works for us, The Market Grocer, as the brand owner."

Ian McDonald

"Consult Group's support throughout the process has been invaluable in securing new business and building stronger relationships with our retail partners."

Josh Hourigan