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Join this progressive retail convenience franchise today! A leader in the independent petrol and convenience industry and an innovator in the foodservice category.


10% of gross

Location Details

456-458 Main Road, Bairnsdale
This business is located on the left hand side of the main highway heading into Bairnsdale from Melbourne. It is approximately 2km from the CBD of Bairnsdale.

Marketing support

You benefit from a Support Office structure based in Geelong that offers on-going operations, marketing, category and merchandising support.

You will benefit from centralised buying power and network consistent product, promotional and marketing strategies.

In addition to the Support Office support structure, you will have a dedicated Regional Business Manager to provide support to you and your business on a regular basis.

Training provided

All new franchisees will be provided with 6 – 12 weeks training prior to starting in your own store. We will train you in everything you need to know about successfully operating your own store.
Training duration will depend on skill and experience.


To be a successful APCO Retailer you need to:
• Have owned a retail business previously
• Be business savvy with financial acumen & a strong desire to work hard to succeed and grow your business
• Be customer service focused & flexible to adapt to meet your customers ever changing needs
• Be a highly motivated & positive leader with a willingness to work long term & cooperatively with APCO Service Stations Pty Ltd;
• Be a passionate retailer with a good eye for detail & have experience in the retailing and / or hospitality

Length of Agreement

Franchise term is for 10 years (5 years plus a further 5 years upon successful review and renewal)

About the Opportunity

APCO Convenience stores are a progressive business operating 24 hours, 7 days with modern state of the art fuel & convenience store facilities together with APCO’s Café 24-7 brand which offers innovative foodservice solutions.

At APCO we are passionate about growing our brand through consistent and exceptional service, committed and driven people, quality product offers, value, presentation, store image and standards.

We plan for success. At APCO you have a strong network of support. We continually invest in our people and training, effective marketing solutions, innovation in foodservice technology, information technology and systems, profitable supplier relationships, store refurbishments and new store developments.

APCO has a strong and loyal customer support in regional Victoria with one store now in New South Wales. APCO operates 25 stores currently with solid plans for continued growth each year.

APCO is a member of industry bodies such as AACS and ACAPMA

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APCO is an Australian family owned franchise business that was established as an Independent Distributor of petroleum in the late 70’s by Ron & Margaret Anderson. In 1980, the first APCO retail convenience store opened and the company has continued to grow ever since. APCO have very strong core values and commitment to family and team success and to maintaining their leadership position within in the Convenience Store Industry.
APCO stands for the Anderson Petroleum Company and the Anderson family still own the business today.


AACS Independent Retail Store of the Year 2016 -APCO Mildura
AACS Independent Retail Store of the Year 2015 -APCO Kangaroo Flat
AACS Independent Retailer of the Year Head Office -2014/2013
IGA Victorian Retailer of the Year 2011 -APCO IGA XPress Bairnsdale

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