Government refuses to commit to business rates pledges

A spokesman has offered no guarantees following the Queen’s Speech omission 

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Sun-Pat teams Olympian and gives away sports kits

26 Jun 2017

Sun-Pat is teaming up with Olympic swimmer Adam Peaty and TV presenter Kirsty Gallacher to encourage kids to get active this summer.

Merlin Entertainment campaign

Coca-Cola hosts theme park promotion

26 Jun 2017

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is launching a new Merlin Entertainments Group on-pack promotion.

Krowka Mleczna Creamy Fudge

Hancocks reveals Polish sweets

26 Jun 2017

Hancocks is introducing a new range of Polish confectionery.

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Reader Offer: Free Brancott Estate wine

26 Jun 2017

Brancott Estate is giving nine lucky retailers the chance to get their hands on £50 worth of wine.

Convenience Retail Awards 2017 Video

The UK’s leading c-store retailers and suppliers attended CRA 2017 at 155 Bishopsgate London on 16 March.


Grow your ethical sales

14 Jun 2017 Updated: 16 Jun 2017

Consumers’ appetite for ethical products is increasing. Here’s how you can take the moral high ground and give your store the edge

Robert Byford

Meat and greet

13 Jun 2017 Updated: 16 Jun 2017 | By Simon Banks

Shoppers are willing to pay more for quality food and in store experience, making a butchery counter a real asset. Retailers reveal how the service can add up to a bigger basket spend.

Premier Lakeland Avenue

Premier Lake Avenue, Essex

01 Jun 2017 Updated: 02 Jun 2017 | By Simon Banks

In less than two years, Mahesh Odedra has made his mark on a thriving local community. C-Store went to to find out more about his revamped Premier store. 

Premier Whitstone

Premier Whitstone Village Stores, Cornwall

16 May 2017 Updated: 19 May 2017

C-Store columnist Dan Cocks has opened his refitted and revamped Premier store in Whitstone, Cornwall. 

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Sam Coldbeck

Come together

14 Jun 2017 | By Samantha Coldbeck

Retailers, suppliers and Trading Standards all need to work together to beat the illicit trade, writes Premier retailer Samantha Coldbeck.


Make easy shopping a priority

12 Jun 2017 | By HIM

For the first time ever, ease of shop has been voted of priority importance by shoppers, writes Laura Solomon.

Steve Barnes

Don't buy our campaign

09 Jun 2017 | By Steve Barnes

GroceryAid chief executive Steve Barnes discusses the charity’s new campaign.


Service with a smile

13 Jun 2017

Our C-Store Champions discuss how they create engaged employees  who are respectful, hardworking and trustworthy team players 

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