Londis restructures National Retailer Council

A number of new regional representatives join the 10-member council

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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.


Müller Wiseman Dairies launches sports kit promotion

31 Oct 2014

Müller Wiseman Dairies has launched a new promotion to help retailers engage with local sports teams.


Fox's Biscuits puts pricemarks on its core lines

30 Oct 2014

Fox’s Biscuits has announced a pricemarked pack initiative across its bestselling lines.

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JPS cigarettes get limited edition seasonal look

29 Oct 2014

Imperial’s JPS cigarettes are to receive a limited edition look for the autumn.


New Christmas snacking range from Ginsters

29 Oct 2014

Ginsters has announced its updated Christmas range for 2014.

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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Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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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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