Sainsburys Asda Merger

Sainsbury's and Asda seek delay into merger inquiry

The groups want the CMA to delay its inquiry into their proposed £7.3bn merger

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Nisa campaign

Nisa launches Just Around the Corner campaign

12 Dec 2018 Updated: 14 Dec 2018 | By Christian Fuller

Nisa has launched a festive campaign, offering a range of deals across various categories.

Coop Group

Co-op Group grocery sales outperform big four

11 Dec 2018 | By Christian Fuller

The Co-op Group once again outperformed the big four in the 12 weeks to 1 December, according to new Nielson data.

Nisa ceo

Fresh food focus to drive Nisa forward after merger

11 Dec 2018 | By David Rees

The merger of Nisa with the Co-operative Group has been about “giving partner retailers something additional and complementary, not just a takeover,” according to Nisa chief executive Ken Towle.

Collect+ StoreScan app

PayPoint introduces Collect+ StoreScan parcel app

10 Dec 2018 | By Christian Fuller

PayPoint has released a new app that enables retailers to process parcels directly from their mobile device.

Upbeat Protein Water Blood Orange and Mandarin

Upbeat launches orange-flavoured protein drink

10 Dec 2018

Upbeat is extending its range of protein waters, with a new health-driven flavour launching at the start of next year.

Boost Elves

Boost gets festive with cash and carry visit Video

10 Dec 2018

Boost has sent its supplier team, dressed as elves, to a cash and carry in Leeds to help retailers stock up in time for Christmas

Spoon New Look

Health-focused redesign for Spoon Cereals

10 Dec 2018

Spoon Cereals has given its products a new look to match its brand values: healthier, tastier, better and more exciting.

Rockstar Twister

Barr extends Rockstar range with Twister drinks

10 Dec 2018

Barr Soft Drinks is expanding its energy drinks offer with the launch of a new canned range; Rockstar Twister.


Thornton's Budgens, Belsize Park Video

Owner Andrew Thornton discusses his vision to eliminate plastic packaging in store, and urges the backing of manufacturers and retailers.

What's in store

Future in your hands

12 Dec 2018 Updated: 14 Dec 2018

The future political landscape may appear beyond everyone’s control, but c-stores can play a part in defining their fortunes over the coming year and capitalise on demand for convenience. Industry commentators and retailers forecast what’s in store for 2019.

Proxy purchasing

Solving the proxy problem

28 Nov 2018 Updated: 30 Nov 2018 | By Christian Fuller

Proxy purchasing isn’t always an easy crime for retailers and staff to tackle. C-Store looks at how store owners can prevent, spot and avoid it.

CJ Lang

CJ Lang: A new energy

11 Dec 2018 Updated: 14 Dec 2018 | By David Rees

CJ Lang looks to the future with new energy as the new management team, led by chief executive Colin McLean, has several new initiatives in the pipeline.

Nisa Southend Victoria

Nisa Southend Victoria, Essex

28 Nov 2018 Updated: 30 Nov 2018 | By Sarah Britton

Less than a mile from the seaside, Nisa Southend Victoria has the benefit of both a railway station entrance and a street entrance, and owner Mitul Patel takes full advantage with an offer that appeals to visitors, commuters and locals. 

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Focus on energy drinks

12 Dec 2018 | By James Lowman

Store owners should debate selling energy drinks to children with their community, says James.


Digital ordering

12 Dec 2018 | By HIM

It is vital that suppliers embrace and invest in B2B e-commerce and are knowledgeable as to the key guiding principles, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

Sam Coldbeck

Every little helps

28 Nov 2018 | By Samantha Coldbeck

Making your business more sustainable can be good for the planet and your pocket, Sam argues.


Get a clear view on crime

14 Nov 2018 Updated: 16 Nov 2018

Our C-Store Champions share their experiences of crime in their stores, its effect on their businesses, and how they are fighting the battle.

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