Unprocessed illicit tobacco

Counterfeit tobacco factory destroyed in Hampshire

More than a tonne of tobacco, counterfeit tobacco pouches and duty labels were found

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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.


Blue Nun relaunches and extends low alcohol range

26 Nov 2014

Blue Nun has relaunched its low alcohol Delicate range and extended it to include a new even lighter Exotic offering.


Chicago Town launches Slice Sabre promotion

26 Nov 2014

Chicago Town is taking pizza eating to a new dimension with its latest on-pack promotion.


V2 Cigs unveils new display unit for its high-margin range

25 Nov 2014

Electronic cigarette brand V2 Cigs has released a new counter top display unit to help retailers better display its range.


New Sour Cherry Ka variant unveiled by AG Barr

24 Nov 2014

AG Barr has launched a new Sour Cherry variant of its Ka drink.

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”.

Jempson's Wadhurst

Jempson's Local, Wadhurst, East Sussex

19 Nov 2014 | Updated: 21 Nov 2014

East-Sussex based independent retailer Jempson’s opened its second Local c-store in Wadhurst in September.

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Taking stock of your range

04 Nov 2014 | Updated: 07 Nov 2014

Four top retailers discuss how they keep on top of products in their store and make sure that they’re carrying the top lines.

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Get the deal on energy brokers

19 Nov 2014 | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | By Gaelle Walker

Energy expert Brian O’Hagan offers some top tips on how to make sure you’re switched on when it comes to dealing with energy brokers.

Top service brings smiles all round

25 Nov 2014 | By HIM

The thousands of convenience shoppers we speak to every month never let us forget how important sales staff are in building loyalty and driving sales, says HIM's Katie Littler.

Time to take action

20 Nov 2014 | By James Lowman

The government must commit to reforming the business rates system, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

Staff training is paying off

04 Nov 2014 | By Ramesh Shingadia

Staff training and development is a strategy for Ramesh Shingadia's Londis store in Southwater, and has always been a pet topic of his.

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