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Councils call for new levy on large supermarkets

The new levy would see supermarket spending re-circulated in local communities

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North East Convenience Stores Video

18 Jun 2014

Naveem Vadhera, director of North East Convenience Stores, discusses how he grew his business from one store in 2001 to 24 stores and counting.

Blu eCigs new pro kit

Blu eCigs unveils new Pro Kit and range of e-liquids

28 Jul 2014

Electronic cigarette brand Blu eCigs has released a new Pro Kit, alongside a range of refillable e-liquids in various flavours.


Diwali packs of Rubicon and Sun Exotic planned

28 Jul 2014

AG Barr has introduced promotional Diwali packs for Rubicon and Sun Exotic, supporting the move with a run of TV advertising.


Premier Foods relaunches pricemarked range

28 Jul 2014

Premier Foods has announced a relaunch and extension of its pricemarked range.

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Monster Energy launches Valentino Rossi variant

25 Jul 2014

Monster Energy has added two new products to its portfolio.

Budgens Henfield

Knight's Budgens of Henfield, West Sussex

21 Jul 2014

David Knight explains how taking on a second store was the biggest challenge of his retailing career so far.

Simply Fresh Leamington Spa

Simply Fresh, Leamington Spa

05 Jun 2014 | Updated: 06 Jun 2014

Simply Fresh’s new store in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, is designed to be a shop for food lovers.

C-Store champions

Taking a tough approach

17 Jul 2014 | Updated: 18 Jul 2014

JTI’s Jeremy Blackburn joins our panel of C-Store Champions to talk about the support available to prevent tobacco sales to under-18s.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Ask your audience

17 Jul 2014 | Updated: 18 Jul 2014 | By Sarah Britton

At a loss as to how you can improve your business? Then ask your customers…

Taking stock

14 Jul 2014 | By Ramesh Shingadia

Ramesh Shingadia is taking a step back after a gruelling few months with his store refit - but everything is going to plan.

Don't forget core missions

07 Jul 2014 | By HIM

With growing pressures facing the channel, convenience needs to re-focus on core missions to ensure its long-term success, says HIM’s Sophie Jones.

What communities want

30 Jun 2014 | By James Lowman

The overall message of a new ACS report is simple - people want diversity on their high streets, says chief executive James Lowman.

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