Public health body backs minimum alcohol unit pricing

Study says that more than 10 million English adults drink at potentially harmful levels

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Smint stock giveaway for readers

02 Dec 2016

Perfetti Van Melle is giving away £50-worth of stock to nine lucky readers.

Logic Pro Berry Mint 12mg

Fruit flavours added to Logic Pro capsule range

02 Dec 2016

Berry Mint and Strawberry flavours have been added to the Logic Pro capsule range, supplied by JTI

Cheese on shelf

No more cheese bored: Grater expectations

02 Dec 2016 | By Simon Banks

The cheese category can still provide high margins

Kobeda Bites

Kebab meats inspire halal Kobeda Bites

02 Dec 2016

Kobeda Bites are a new range of oven-ready halal foods inspired by Middle Eastern kebabs.

Costcutter Plymouth

Costcutter North Prospect, Plymouth Video

Heidi Flower, manager of Costcutter in North Prospect, Plymouth, discusses the store’s vision and ethos.

Meal for tonight

How to be a Supper Hero

02 Dec 2016 | By Nikki Cutler

Retailers may have breakfast, lunch and snacking sorted, but as competition builds for all these occasions, is it time to build on the dinnertime offer?

Retail Guardian

Free your files

15 Nov 2016 Updated: 18 Nov 2016 | By David Rees

Running a c-store business can generate mountains of paper, but retailers are helping to develop systems to let computers take the strain.

Costcutter Minster

Costcutter Minster, Isle of Sheppey, Kent

02 Dec 2016 | By Sarah Britton

Plenty of store managers describe themselves as hands-on, but Shane Dove really went above and beyond during Costcutter Minster’s latest refit.

Nisa Fletton

Nisa Fletton, Peterborough

04 Nov 2016

Nisa Fletton started life as a 1,100sq ft c-store with neighbouring post office, before its most recent incarnation saw it transformed into a 3,000sq ft store with deli and post office.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Cameron Thorp

Leaflets still have a role to play

02 Dec 2016 | By HIM

Despite all of the technology at their fingertips, surprisingly it’s younger shoppers who respond most positively to leaflets.


In the bank?

16 Nov 2016 | By James Lowman

James wants to hear from you about your experiences of dealing with the banks.

Raaj Chandarana

New fascia chosen

16 Nov 2016 | By Raaj Chandarana

Raaj has opted for a new symbol group ahead of his store expansion.


Getting a flavour for e-cigs

04 Nov 2016

Our C-Store Champions and industry expert Jeremy Blackburn discuss the success of the e-cig category and where it’s headed next.

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