Booker announce fourth quarter results

Tobacco decline dents Booker's Q4 sales growth

Like-for-like tobacco sales declined 7.9% in the 12 weeks ending March 24

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Walkers range

Walkers promotion offers prize pool of £2 million

30 Mar 2017

Walkers is offering shoppers the chance to win cash prizes ranging from £540 to £28,200.

Naked pressed juices

Naked delivers Pressed juices range

30 Mar 2017

Naked Pressed juices have been launched to offer an incremental sales opportunity within chilled fruit juice.


Squbes offer healthy seed cube snacks

29 Mar 2017

Squbes is a new range of bite-size savoury seed cubes from Virginia Health Food Ltd.

The campaign was supported by a two-day Augmented Reality campaign at Waterloo Station

Felix takes over London station screens

29 Mar 2017

Felix cat food’s new national marketing campaign is celebrating the mischievous nature of Felix the cat.

Lambs Larder

Lambs Larder, Bells Yew Green, East Sussex Video

Peter Lamb discusses how he has created a 21st century village store and used Brexit as a business opportunity.


The 5.7% solution

07 Mar 2017 Updated: 10 Mar 2017 | By David Rees

How much extra are consumers prepared to pay for convenience? Our exclusive study from ESA Retail calculates exactly how much extra multiple grocery c-stores charge for common items in small stores.

food to go

Food to go: Lessons to take away

21 Feb 2017 Updated: 24 Feb 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The food-to-go market is continually growing and evolving. C-Store reports on the thinking behind the leading brands and emerging trends outlined in a new report and at a recent conference.

Simply Fresh The Forge

The Forge Shop, Simply Fresh, Inkberrow

24 Mar 2017 | By Nikki Cutler

Chaz Chahal’s aim to create the perfect store for a village community has been a long and winding road, but the resulting Forge Shop shows that hard work pays off.

Eat 17

Eat 17 Hackney, London

27 Mar 2017

Eat 17 Hackney won the Best Large Store award at CRA 2017 - as well as the Innovation Award and Best Communication to Shoppers accolade.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Mixed rates

21 Mar 2017 | By James Lowman

It’s been a mixed bag on business rates, despite positive measures in the Budget, says James Lowman.

Louise Howarth

Tobacco challenges

10 Mar 2017 | By HIM , HIM

Take care amid incoming legislation and declining usage, writes HIM’s Louise McWhirter.

Steve Barnes

Support for our own

07 Mar 2017 | By Steve Barnes

Steve Barnes, chief executive of GroceryAid, highlights the importance of the industry charity.

Pinkie Farm

A break from the ordinary

10 Mar 2017

In-store theatre not only helps keep shoppers interested but, when done really well, can build loyalty, as our C-Store Champions explain.

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