The Co-operative Group Co-op Food

Co-op's turnaround continues as overall supermarket sales dip

Sales at the Co-operative rose by 1.1% and market share by 0.1% to 5.9%

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Chris Ward, Spar Milford Haven Video

Chris Ward discusses the impact of opening a Subway franchise in store, and how it complements his existing food to go offering.

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Treasury Wine Estates launches Penfolds gift pack

24 Oct 2014

Treasury Wine Estates has launched a new gift pack for its Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet.

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Jägermeister adds new spice variant to range

23 Oct 2014

Jägermeister has unveiled its first-ever brand variant.

Saka Mineral Water

New look for Saka mineral water multipacks

23 Oct 2014 | Updated: 24 Oct 2014

Mineral water brand Saka has redesigned its multipacks to help make it stand out more.

Burtons

Reader offer: Win with Burton's

23 Oct 2014 | Updated: 24 Oct 2014

Burton’s Biscuit Company is giving 10 retailers the chance to win £50 worth of Maryland products.

Spar Winford

Spar Winford, Somerset

23 Oct 2014 | Updated: 24 Oct 2014

Spar retailer Justin Taylor has taken the first step towards transforming his Somerset forecourt store into a c-store that “happens to sell petrol”.

One Stop South Shields

One Stop, South Shields

11 Sep 2014 | Updated: 12 Sep 2014

The support and discipline of a One Stop franchise proved to be an ideal platform for retail novices Sunil and Arun Malhotra.

C-Store Champions

Recipe for success

08 Oct 2014 | Updated: 10 Oct 2014

Four C-Store Champions discuss their food-to-go operations and reveal the lessons they’ve learnt since introducing the category in their store.

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Special delivery

22 Oct 2014 | Updated: 24 Oct 2014 | By Gaelle Walker

The speciality and local products market has become small stores’ secret weapon when it comes to offering lines that the large stores can’t. C-Store looks at how retailers are managing this burgeoning category 

Political engagement

23 Oct 2014 | By James Lowman

Invite your MP and councillors to your stores, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

Planning for Christmas

20 Oct 2014 | By Ramesh Shingadia

Londis retailer Ramesh Shingadia has always opened for a few hours on the 25th, but this year he will open 9am to 6pm.

United front

08 Oct 2014 | By David Knight

We're all on the same side when it comes to battling against the multiples, says Budgens retailer David Knight.

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