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.
Stories by this contributor.
03 Dec 2012
Four out of five consumers want local CTNs to remain independent and not behave like supermarkets, according to a new report commissioned by wholesaler Palmer & Harvey.
30 Dec 2012
Wholesale group Sugro has unveiled a new badged retail scheme as part of an expanded fascia programme for 2013.
09 Jan 2009
The government’s consultation on tobacco control has come under renewed attack after it emerged that the majority of responses came from taxpayer-funded health bodies.
22 Aug 2008
Retail productivity will be hit hard by the proposed tobacco display ban, with retailers suffering increased costs and a drop in customer service standards, new research has shown.
19 Sep 2008
A ban on the display of tobacco products might not change smokers’ habits, but it will punish retailers
18 Aug 2009
As ham is revealed as the latest health threat, David Rees wonders if the grocery police have gone too far
13 Jul 2010
Convenience Store's David Rees says the tide has turned on the tobacco display ban - but will the government be prepared to overturn the regulation?
17 Sep 2010
David Rees says Morrison's move into convenience is just another shark in the tank
19 Mar 2012
There has been much, and much-deserved, fury in recent weeks about the job creation claims of the multiple retailers, says C-Store’s editor
24 Jun 2009
Convenience Store editor David Rees explains how a crackdown on illegal tobacco sales could prevent the tragic consequences of shop theft.