In-store theatre not only helps keep shoppers interested but, when done really well, can build loyalty, as our C-Store Champions explain.
The big night in may mean different things to different shoppers, but ?it is an opportunity our C-Store Champions are each exploiting.
With Brexit, inflation, rising wages and tobacco pack changes, 2017 won’t be straightforward. Our Champions reveal how they plan to cope.
It’s definitely been an interesting year for retailers, but how have the shifts in 2017 affected business for our C-Store Champions?
Our C-Store Champions and industry expert Jeremy Blackburn discuss the success of the e-cig category and where it’s headed next.
From clever merchandising to bollards outside the store, our C-Store Champions explain their strategies for dealing with retail crime.
Our C-Store Champions have a number of techniques they use to differentiate themselves from their nearby competitors.
Our C-Store Champions say food to go can provide big margins. Here they explain how they manage the category in their stores.
It may be an aspect of work that takes up a lot of their time, but our C-Store Champions agree that remerchandising is well worth the effort.
Our C-Store Champions are embracing the healthy eating movement and enjoying some nourishing sales from a new category of shoppers
Managing staff can be a tough job, but our C-Store Champions agree that having a motivated workforce is well worth a headache or two.
Our C-Store Champions have experienced the good, bad and ugly of local product sales, but agree it’s important to support small suppliers.
While our C-Store Champions are already building their brands online, they have to learn fast to keep up with changing social media trends.
Our C-Store Champions agree community work is of utmost importance, but they all carry out this role in their own personal ways.
The C-Store Champions discuss the challenges they see for the coming year and the opportunities for growth in the convenience sector.
Four champions discuss their progress over the last 12 months.
The C-Store Champions discuss the e-cigs and vaping products market and give their advice on starting out and managing the category.
Our C-Store Champions discuss the competition in their area and what they do to ensure they hold on to footfall and sales.
Our C-Store Champions share the benefits of lobbying both locally and nationally
Our C-Store Champions discuss the ways they use the internet in their businesses, from a presence on social media to online ordering.
Our C-Store Champions share their tips for dealing with human resource issues in store, and ensuring a happy and motivated team.
Our panel of C-Store Champions discuss the mutual benefits to be had from building good relationships with their suppliers.
Negative inflation is putting pressure on prices and margins. Here our C-Store Champions reveal their plans for dealing with deflation.
From hanging signs to shelf-talkers to digital screens, POS material in all its forms is one area that our C-Store Champions plan carefully.
Summer is around the corner and our C-Store Champions are gearing up for a change in season. Here’s how they are preparing.
In a competitive market, ensuring customer loyalty is more important than ever. Our C-Store Champions and P&G’s John Drake give their tips.
There’s no point having a great store if people don’t know about it. Four Champions discuss marketing and promotion.
2015 will be a year of change for the convenience sector. We speak to four Champions about how they plan to rise to the challenges.