Charles Wilson

“Compelling” pricing structure to boost independents, says Wilson

Booker’s ceo said the purchase of Musgrave GB would help indies compete with the mults

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Convenience Retail Awards 2015 Video

On the 19 March 2015 convenience retailers from across the country attended the 2015 Convenience Retail Awards at 155 Bishopsgate London.

health & beauty

Health & beauty: Because it's worth it

22 May 2015

Provide shoppers with the toiletry essentials they need, when they want them, and the category can be a beauty for the c-store retailer.

premier foods

Premier Foods adds Pan Melts to its Loyd Grossman range

22 May 2015

Premier Foods has added a new range of Pan Melts to its existing Loyd Grossman portfolio.

PG tips

PG Tips introduces major packaging overhaul

22 May 2015

PG Tips has revamped its entire range, the biggest in 19 years, with a brand new pack design to reaffirm its authority within the category.

Budweiser bbq

Budweiser brings back BBQ packs for summer

22 May 2015

Budweiser is bringing back its limited edition BBQ packs in time for the summer season.

Vauxhall Vivaro

Vans: Get your motor running

22 May 2015

Convenience Store spent a morning in Batleys’ Gillingham depot in Kent to find out which vans were favourites with local retailers

Greggs and Subway

Brand partnerships: Come together

19 May 2015 | Updated: 22 May 2015 | By Robin Mannering

Retailers are finding that sharing their space with other brands and businesses is driving footfall and growth.

Wharfedale Premier

Wharfedale Premier, Hull

05 May 2015 | Updated: 08 May 2015

For Hull retailers Samantha and Mark Coldbeck, responsible retailing is much more than just part of a c-store retailer’s job.


Heath Stores, Horsmonden, Kent

23 Apr 2015 | Updated: 24 Apr 2015

Kate and Andrew Mills came back home to take over the village shop in Horsmonden, Kent, transforming it into a true community hub in an inspired farm shop and c-store fusion.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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What to expect from the unexpected

21 May 2015 | By James Lowman

What will a majority Conservative government mean for the sector, asks James Lowman.

Time to multiply

19 May 2015 | By Ramesh Shingadia

Ramesh has bought a new store in Horsham, near his Londis Southwater store, and sales are already up 15%.

Summing it up

01 May 2015 | By Linda Williams

The benefits of getting involved in a local school project are adding up at Premier Edinburgh, says Linda Williams.

Nisa Whittlesey

Nisa Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire

21 May 2015 | Updated: 22 May 2015

Brothers Anish and Jamie Keshwara are seeing the results of a dramatic extension of their 2,400sq ft family-owned Nisa store in Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire.

Warner's budgens

Signs of the times

08 May 2015

From hanging signs to shelf-talkers to digital screens, POS material in all its forms is one area that our C-Store Champions plan carefully.

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