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Sales Assistant 2016 entry deadline draws close

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Homepride sauces

Series of NPD and marketing spends from Premier Foods

25 Jul 2016

Premier Foods is introducing new products from its top performing brands - Sharwood’s, Homepride and Loyd Grossman.

Quaker super goodness range

Quaker Oats Super Goodness range

25 Jul 2016

Quaker Oats is launching a new range of porridge sachets with enhanced nutritional qualities.


Mondelez reveals Christmas NPD and exclusive c-store competition

22 Jul 2016

Mondelez International has unveiled its Christmas 2016 offering, featuring a scratch card competition exclusive to the convenience channel.

Dragon Malt

Tropical Sun launches Dragon Malt drink

22 Jul 2016

Tropical Sun is launching Dragon Malt; a non-alcoholic malt drink.


Bmorelocal Swansea Video

Wanda Winchester talks about her new Bmorelocal store in Swansea, while Blakemore Wholesale’s Nick Rose discusses the new fascia.


How to capitalise on the Pokemon Go craze

18 Jul 2016 | By Sarah Britton

If you’re wondering how to make the most of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, then look no further.

MJ's Premier

Refit and raring to go

13 Jul 2016 Updated: 15 Jul 2016

The convenience sector is ever-changing, so it is essential that retailers modify their stores to keep up with modern trends, and even more important that they plan their store refits to ensure their investment pays off.

Londis Solo Convenience

Londis Solo Convenience, Glasgow

13 Jul 2016 Updated: 15 Jul 2016 | By David Rees

Natalie Lightfoot’s Solo Convenience in Glasgow, was the winner of a £50,000 incentive promotion by C-Store and Londis last year.

Nisa Pinkie

Nisa Pinkie, Musselburgh, Scotland

13 Jul 2016 Updated: 15 Jul 2016

Sitting pretty in the heart of a burgeoning residential estate in the village of Musselburgh, Scotland is Nisa Pinkie.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Karen And Richard Dance

Training days

15 Jul 2016 | By Karen Dance

Getting staff to buy in to compliance training is something Karen and Richard Dance take extremely seriously at their Co-operative franchise Welcome stores.

village stories

The start of a new journey

29 Jun 2016 | By Dan Cock

New columnist Dan Cocks will be future-proofing his store in north Cornwall over the next few months.

Ruth Cousins

A quick smile goes a long way

14 Jun 2016 | By HIM

Customer and store owner/staff relationships have always been at the very heart of what makes the convenience industry unique and special, says HIM’s Ruth Cousins.

fruit and veg

Give profits a healthy boost

14 Jun 2016 Updated: 14 Jun 2016

Our C-Store Champions are embracing the healthy eating movement and enjoying some nourishing sales from a new category of shoppers

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