David Rees has been editor of Convenience Store, the local store industry’s leading publication, since 2005. Over the past decade he has closely monitored and commented on changes in the fast-moving convenience store industry, and has built up a wealth of experience and contacts to continue to deliver the industry’s favourite information brand both through the core fortnightly magazine and new channels such as the website.
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Palmer & Harvey (P&H) has launched a new transactional website, claiming it sets a new standard in the wholesale industry
The shortlist has been announced for the Convenience Retail Awards 2017.
Booker chief executive Charles Wilson says that the proposed merger with Tesco will help independent retailers “go to the next level”.
- Tesco and Booker in shock merger announcement
- The appy medium
- HIM identifies three key emerging shopper trends
- Parfetts to expand retail membership in 2017
- Central England Co-op reports strong Christmas sales
- Fresh fruit and free-from are 2016’s fastest-growing lines
- Food to go in the spotlight at February conference
Recent blog posts
There’s only so much that tinkering with business rates can achieve, says editor David Rees.
While the announcement of the ‘Besco’ merger took pretty much everyone by surprise, on reflection perhaps we should have seen it, or something like it, a mile off, writes editor David Rees
If there is a theme for this year it could be ‘do it yourself’, writes editor David Rees.
- The big decision
- The numbers game
- Real growth
- Pressure point
- In praise of food to go
- A Mexican wave
- The big event