The Association of Convenience Stores has urged councils not to penalise convenience outlets when seeking to raise revenue for infrastructure projects through business rates.
Most retailers who sold electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) to underage customers in previous test purchases are now fully compliant with the law, according to a new report from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has detailed the areas it wants a “retail sector deal” with the government to include following this week’s publication of a Green Paper on Industrial Strategy.
Rural convenience retailers have backed the Association of Convenience Store’s (ACS) calls for the government to introduce an action plan to relieve business pressures.
Ministers in both England and Scotland are considering how to address the problem of plastic bottles polluting seas and beaches.
Three super-strength alcohol products have been cleared by The Portman Group, the drinks industry watchdog, following complaints from local authorities.
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called for plans for a tobacco register in Wales to be scrapped while giving evidence to the Health, Social Care and Sports committee on the Public Health Wales (PHW) Bill.
Fewer than half of UK smokers can name a specific feature of tobacco regulations coming into force next year, despite 80% of them being generally aware of imminent changes to packs
Local authority guidance on compensating small businesses affected by roadworks has effectively become irrelevant and must be updated, according to an MP backing C-Store’s Works Must Pay campaign.
New guidance aimed at stopping misleading and confusing pricing tactics used by some retailers has been published by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI).
The government has confirmed that the soft drinks levy will be introduced in April 2018, despite industry opposition.
The introduction of a minimum legal price per alcohol unit in England could lead to health improvements, according to a review by Public Health England (PHE).
It would be a great relief for rural traders if he pulls it off
Do you think the proposed Tesco-Booker merger is good for the small store sector?
In terms of what shoppers are looking for from their c-store, it is very much a case of getting the basics right, says Gary Shaw.