HSBC launches £6bn fund for small businesses

The high street bank is to spread the fund across its 52 local business centres

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Budgens Henfield, West Sussex Video

01 Apr 2014

C-Store visited David Knight earlier this year to film the refit of his Henfield store - and the finished article.

jellies themed World Cup

Haribo Football Mix receives limited edition packaging

18 Apr 2014

Haribo has given its Football Mix jellies limited edition red and white packaging.


Imperial Tobacco launches JPS Just Additive Free

18 Apr 2014

Imperial Tobacco has added to its JPS portfolio with the launch of JPS Just Additive Free cigarettes.


SHS rebrands speers range under Dead Crow banner

17 Apr 2014

The rum-flavoured Cuvana will be relabelled as Dead Crow.


Halewood launches Lazy Jack's cloudy cider

16 Apr 2014

Halewood International has launched Lazy Jack’s - an American-style, cloudy apple cider.

Brownlie's of Biggar

Brownlies of Biggar

09 Apr 2014 | Updated: 11 Apr 2014

Donna and Bruce Morgan’s small Scottish store proves that size is no barrier to success. From an award-winning licensed section to local goods, Brownlies has it all.

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Best New Stores: This year's models

10 Apr 2014 | Updated: 11 Apr 2014

Take a tour around the leading contenders for the Best New Store awards at CRA 2014.

C-Store Champions

Be prepared for anything

27 Mar 2014 | Updated: 28 Mar 2014

Four C-Store Champions reveal how they plan for emergencies and the contingency plans they have in place should disaster strike.

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Watching the collectives

14 Apr 2014 | By Kate Miller

They take up little counter space, are sale or return and offer 20% margins. The collectibles market is anything but just a passing fad.

Don't neglect store ambience

14 Apr 2014 | By HIM

The in-store experience and environment are becoming the new differentiator for shoppers, says HIM's Daron Gonzales.

Positive energy

07 Apr 2014 | By James Lowman

Convenience store owners are no better placed to deal with energy companies than domestic consumers, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

Taking the plunge

31 Mar 2014 | By Ramesh Shingadia

Londis retailer Ramesh Shingadia's decision to expand his store has been both the hardest and most exciting thing he has done as a retailer.

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