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Convicted illicit tobacco retailer has gantry removed

Karzan Salim, who owns Arian News, had his unit removed last week

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St Peter's new alcohol-free beer

25 Aug 2016

St Peter’s Brewery has launched St Peter’s Without - an alcohol-free beer that tastes as good as the original. 

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Gordon's gin reveals fresh new look

25 Aug 2016

Gordon’s gin has revealed a new look, rolling out from September.

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The Collective support charity with Honeyed Plum & Stem Ginger yogurt

25 Aug 2016

The Collective has created a limited edition to raise funds for charity in memory of its co-founder.


Whitworths' #ShareTheLove Christmas campaign

24 Aug 2016

Whitworths has unveiled a Christmas campaign and released three recipes ahead of the festive season.

Food to go

Simply Fresh, University of Surrey, Guildford Video

Davinder Jheeta, Simply Fresh creative director, discusses the symbol group’s new 4,500sq ft store within the University of Surrey campus.


Fresh thinking

09 Aug 2016 Updated: 12 Aug 2016 | By Robin Mannering

Mike Greene, ex CEO of the short-lived My Local chain, recently lamented the quality of the independent sector’s fresh offer. Do retailers believe his assesement is accurate, or are symbol groups catching up with the supermarkets?

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Customer conflict: Keep calm and carry on

27 Jul 2016 Updated: 29 Jul 2016 | By Sarah Britton

When customers lose their cool, it is up to retailers and their staff to diffuse and control the situation.

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Londis Solo Convenience, Glasgow

13 Jul 2016 Updated: 15 Jul 2016 | By David Rees

Natalie Lightfoot’s Solo Convenience in Glasgow, was the winner of a £50,000 incentive promotion by C-Store and Londis last year.

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Londis Yealmpton, Devon

10 Aug 2016 Updated: 12 Aug 2016

Last summer Jim and Leanne Dixon opened their new 1,200sq ft Londis forecourt store in Yealmpton, Devon, following a massive redevelopment project, which involved seemingly half the village.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Roll on September

10 Aug 2016 | By Linda Williams

The back-to-school period can’t come soon enough for Premier store retailer Linda Williams in Edinburgh.

Alice Dolling

Trust is the key for success in fresh

09 Aug 2016 | By HIM

When it comes to fresh food, gaining a shopper’s trust is essential to secure their custom, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

Raaj Chandarana

On a mission

28 Jul 2016 | By Raaj Chandarana

New blogger Raaj Chandarana is embarking on an extension at his Tara’s News (Premier) store in High Wycombe.

Sandeep Bains

Top tips to take away

10 Aug 2016 Updated: 12 Aug 2016

Our C-Store Champions say food to go can provide big margins. Here they explain how they manage the category in their stores.

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