Contactless card transactions rose 15%

The Co-op predicts ‘death’ of cash payments

A predicts that 65% of all transactions will be made through mobiles by 2025

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Plenty launches new improved strength household towels

29 Apr 2016

Plenty has improved its leading household towel products to make them 15% stronger, even when wet.

Kerry Foods website

Kerry Foods website to make retailers 'chilled experts'

29 Apr 2016

Kerry Foods has launched a new retailer advice website for its ’Building a Nation of Chilled Experts’ programme.

Capri sun new promo

New Mango Passionfruit Capri-Sun

29 Apr 2016

Capri-Sun is launching a new 330ml Mango Passionfruit variant and a modern new pack design to attract more young adults to the brand.

Cadbury obey your mouth

Cadbury's three-year campaign for iconic bars

29 Apr 2016

Cadbury is supporting its chocolate singles range with a new ‘Obey Your Mouth’ campaign running for three years.

Cutting-edge technology to improve efficiency Video

Retailer Raj Aggarwal and store manager Tom Gross demonstrate the Kelsius digital HACCP system and the ValiDator safe in Spar Market Harborough.

Heineken event

Heineken's mission

22 Apr 2016 | By Nikki Cutler

Heineken has been behind some of the most successful new products to appear in the BWS chiller in recent years, so it was fitting that the company played host with C-Store to some of the sector’s most inspirational retailers to talk innovation, promotion and key sales occasions

Food waste

Don't let waste go to waste

07 Apr 2016 Updated: 08 Apr 2016 | By Nikki Cutler

C-store retailers are finding some creative ways to make sure their unsold fresh food goes a lot further than the local landfill site.

Malcolm's Elm Tree Avenue

Malcolm's Elm Tree Avenue, Coventry

21 Apr 2016 Updated: 22 Apr 2016

The Cheema family’s Elm Tree Avenue store in Coventry makes its customers feel right at home with its winning ways.

Budgens of Aylsham

Budgens of Aylsham, Norfolk

22 Apr 2016

Budgens of Aylsham was running on empty when local Norfolk company CT Baker Group acquired it from Musgrave in 2013. Since then managing director Michael Baker and manager Shane Woolston have transformed it into a thriving community hub.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Ruth Cousins

How to satisfy summer shoppers

22 Apr 2016 | By HIM

The long-awaited summer months are finally in sight and it’s time for retailers to get ready for the chaos, writes HIM’s Ruth Cousins.

Jennifer Kerr

Winning customer service

22 Apr 2016 | By Jennifer Kerr

Sales Assistant of the Year Jennifer Kerr believes great customer service is worth paying for.


Real growth

22 Apr 2016 | By David Rees

Things are looking better at Nisa these days after a financially ropey period last year, writes editor David Rees

C-Store Champions

Sourcing close to home

22 Apr 2016

Our C-Store Champions have experienced the good, bad and ugly of local product sales, but agree it’s important to support small suppliers.

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