Camelot confirms decision to disconnect freephone number

The number will be disconnected months before the new website is operational

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Spar Symington Building, Market Harborough Video

Raj Aggarwal gives a tour of his new Spar store and Insomnia coffee shop in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

Volvic Star Wars bottles

Volvic reveals Star Wars water bottles

30 Nov 2015

Volvic has launched limited edition Star Wars branded natural mineral water bottles.

Country life

Best of British Country Life refreshed to support farmers

30 Nov 2015

Dairy Crest has relaunched its Best of British Country Life brands with a fresh design.

Coke bows

Coca-Cola gets wrapped-up with bow labels

27 Nov 2015

Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) has revealed a new limited edition on-pack bow design.

Star Wars Duracell

Duracell bunny battles dark side in Star Wars campaign

27 Nov 2015

Duracell and Lucasfilm have partnered to create a Star Wars themed campaign.

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Making contactless pay

04 Nov 2015 Updated: 06 Nov 2015 | By Katherine Brook

Cash remains the most popular way of paying in c-stores, but with alternative options taking off retailers need to move with the times.

Jennifer Kerr

Sales Assistant of the Year 2015: Meet the finalists

04 Nov 2015 Updated: 06 Nov 2015 | By Gaelle Walker

Meet this year’s contenders for the title Sales Assistant of the Year 2015. Our fab five show just how valuable super sales staff can be.

Simply Fresh Kenilworth

Simply Fresh Kenilworth, Warwickshire

17 Nov 2015 Updated: 20 Nov 2015

Sukhi and Avtar Sidhu had some tough decisions to make when they took on a small rundown store in Kenilworth…

Spar Princess Street

Spar Princess Street, Manchester

17 Nov 2015

Paul Stone is the only Spar operator in Manchester city centre and earlier this year expanded his company’s presence with a fifth store, in Princess Street.

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Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Louise Howarth

Fast and friendly service matters

18 Nov 2015 | By HIM

HIM’s Louise Howarth addresses what good customer service means within convenience.

Chaz Chahal

Store layout is the next step for Chaz

09 Nov 2015 | By Chaz Chahal

Laying out a store still comes down to a few main factors which are often interlinked, says Chaz as he embarks on the next step of his new Simply Fresh store.


The big event

02 Nov 2015 | By David Rees

What is coming through particularly strongly this year is the sense of fun that Halloween brings, to individual stores and to communities as a whole, writes editor David Rees.


The changing face of gantries

18 Nov 2015 Updated: 20 Nov 2015

The C-Store Champions discuss the e-cigs and vaping products market and give their advice on starting out and managing the category.

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