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What a shocker

24 Mar 2017

I’ve just listened to a fascinating recording between a very amiable bloke and Teresa Marshall who runs Crofton Stores in …

Lambs Larder

Lambs Larder, Bells Yew Green, East Sussex Video

10 Mar 2017

Peter Lamb discusses how he has created a 21st century village store and used Brexit as a business opportunity.

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The 5.7% solution

07 Mar 2017 Updated: 10 Mar 2017 | By David Rees

How much extra are consumers prepared to pay for convenience? Our exclusive study from ESA Retail calculates exactly how much extra multiple grocery c-stores charge for common items in small stores.

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A break from the ordinary

10 Mar 2017

In-store theatre not only helps keep shoppers interested but, when done really well, can build loyalty, as our C-Store Champions explain.

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Retailer takes on National Grid over lost trade

04 Oct 2016 Updated: 07 Oct 2016 | By Sarah Britton

A Londis retailer in Essex is seeking compensation from the National Grid over major gas works which he estimates will cost him nearly £15,000 in lost sales and has forced him to invest in marketing material to stem the decline in footfall.

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Convenience Store’s Shop Project is an annual exercise whereby four stores are given a complete makeover in partnership with some of the UK’s leading suppliers.

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Chocolate: Spoilt for choice?

24 Mar 2017 | By Nikki Cutler

Chocolate remains a hugely important category for c-store owners, yet many retailers have been left craving better sales from singles

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