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Retailers have until 4 May to respond to the survey, which will be passed to the LPC

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Co-op Group opens store on Coronation Street set

24 Apr 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

The Co-operative group has opened a new store on TV programme Coronation Street, following a lucrative product placement deal.

Skwishee Machine

Scottish retailer introduces own fizzy slush brand

24 Apr 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Scottish retailer Harris Aslam has launched his own slush brand and installed new machines in four of his Nisa-supplied stores.

Partners for Growth

Promoted: Fixture advice for small stores taken to another level

19 Apr 2018 | By Partners for Growth

Retailers are now able to benefit from free and tailored fixture advice with Partners for Growth.

NCS Retailer Hub

Independents will benefit from Tesco merger, Booker pledges

23 Apr 2018 | By Robin Mannering

Booker’s managing director of retail, Steve Fox, has assured retailers they will benefit from the “£2.5bn opportunity” of the wholesaler’s merger with Tesco.

Felix FunSauces

Felix creates liquid toppings for dry food

24 Apr 2018

Felix has launched FunSauces – a range of liquid toppings that can be added to dry pet food.

NutriPot Range

NutriPot unveils new look packaging

24 Apr 2018

NutriPot, the healthy fast food brand, has unveiled a new look for its nutritious product range.

EasyCoffee vending machines

EasyCoffee rolls out to-go machines to c-stores

23 Apr 2018

EasyCoffee is embarking on a roll-out of its in-store coffee machines following a successful wave of introductions at the recent National Convenience Show

Carabao Bonkers Campaign

Carabao launches 'Bonkers' marketing campaign

23 Apr 2018

Carabao Energy Drink is launching a new multi-million-pound marketing campaign entitled ‘The Bonkers Drink for Bonkers Lives.’

Save Local, Colchester

Save Local, Colchester Video

By Ieuan Hughes

Andrea Aston, owner of Save Local in Colchester, takes C-Store on a tour of her new 3,300 sq. ft. convenience store which has taken four years to design and build.

Thornton's Budgens

Happy staff, happy store

18 Apr 2018 Updated: 20 Apr 2018 | By Sarah Britton

Looking after your employees’ wellbeing can have a hugely positive impact, not just on the individual, but on the business as a whole.

Soft drinks levy

Soft drinks levy: Sweet talking

03 Apr 2018 Updated: 06 Apr 2018 | By Sarah Britton, Nikki Cutler

Retailers are being urged to take a long hard look at their soft drinks aisle as the Soft Drinks Industry Levy comes into force. C-Store examines the impact it has already had on the big brands and its likely impact on your sales.

Surrey Uni

CRA 2018: Simply Fresh, Surrey University

23 Apr 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Simply Fresh Surrey University is scoring top marks with its student customer base and claimed the Innovation Award at the 2018 Convenience Retail Awards - and a final spot in the Food to go Retailer of the Year category.

Classic Service Station

CRA 2018: Classic Service Station, Armagh

20 Apr 2018

Classic Service Station in Omagh, Northern Ireland, was doubly honoured at the Convenience Retail Awards 2018 with awards for Food to Go Retailerof the Year (large store) and Best Communication to Shoppers.

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Linda Williams Premier Broadway Convenience Edinburgh

Holding our own

19 Apr 2018 | By Linda Williams

Sound planning has paid off for Broadway Convenience, but the battle isn’t over yet, says Linda

Richard Inglis

Cast an eye over security cameras

19 Apr 2018 | By Richard Inglis

We now operate the latest system in our stores, Network Video Recorders (NVRs), which can produce playback quality that will make your Digital Video Recorders feel out of date, writes Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard.

Heidi Lanschuetzer

Healthy options

12 Apr 2018 | By HIM

There is a huge opportunity for retailers to take a proactive approach in making healthy foods more accessible and affordable to a wider population, writes HIM’s Heidi Lanschuetzer.

Health foods

How to turn a healthy profit

18 Apr 2018

Our c-store champions are working hard to cater to shoppers who want healthy food and drink. Here are their tips for cater…

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