Northern Ireland Nisa store introduces Vegware packaging

Milestone Rathfriland Nisa Extra is now selling fresh products in Vegware packaging

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Man jailed following violent armed robbery in Aberdeen store

22 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

A man has been jailed for six years following a violent armed robbery at a Nisa Local store in Aberdeen.

Ridiculously Rich Unit Spar Pwllheli

Spar retailer first to stock Ridiculously Rich cake unit

21 Feb 2019 | By Ieuan Hughes

Conrad Davies’ Spar Market store in Pwllheli, Wales, has become the first retail outlet in the country to launch the new Ridiculously Rich self serve units from The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer.


Promoted: Why Nisa is the best choice for independent retailers Video

15 Feb 2019 | By Nisa

With multi award-winning stores across the UK and Ireland, Nisa is the proven partner of choice for many market-leading, independently minded retailers.

High Street

MPs call on government to urgently assess high street taxes

21 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

A group of MPs has called on the government to “level the playing field” for high street retailers by cutting business rates and raising taxes on online retailers.

Chris Shelley

What's keeping my till ringing?

22 Feb 2019

Chris Shelley, co-owner of a Budgens store in Horsham, West Sussex, is generating extra sales with his recently expanded vegan and vegetarian range.

Kinder Ice Cream Range

Unilever and Ferrero create Kinder ice cream

21 Feb 2019

Unilever has announced a first-time collaboration with Ferrero to bring Kinder and Kinder Bueno ice cream to the UK.

Desperados Bottle Redesign

Desperados revamps beer bottle design

21 Feb 2019

Desperados has undergone a complete redesign, including the launch of new look packaging.

Babybel Comic Relief

Babybel supports Comic Relief for 20th year

21 Feb 2019

Mini Babybel is taking part in Red Nose Day for the 20th year in a row with new limited edition Comic Relief packs.

Local sourcing Hull

Local sourcing in Hull Video

Wharfedale Premier owner Sam Coldbeck explains the importance of sourcing local produce in an inner city store.

Formby Spar, Freshfields, Merseyside

Valentine's Day gallery

13 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Retailers and their staff have gone to a whole new level to make sure their stores show some love this Valentine’s Day.

Business rates

Cash in on rate relief

05 Feb 2019 Updated: 08 Feb 2019 | By Robin Mannering

Retailers with eligible sites can expect to receive a discount on their next rates bill. C-Store outlines the detail and potential obstacles ahead.

Premier Wharfedale Hull

Premier Wharfedale, Hull

05 Feb 2019 Updated: 08 Feb 2019 | By Sarah Britton

Sam Coldbeck’s Humberside store is benefiting from a host of new housing developments, and is adapting to meet the needs of both new and existing customers.

Spar Newbold Road

Spar Newbold Road, Chesterfield

23 Jan 2019 Updated: 25 Jan 2019

Richard Barron, owner of six Spar stores around Chesterfield, and Blakemore Guild member, used his Newbold Road store as a testbed for a new Blakemore model aimed at driving up margins.

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Reporting retail crime

05 Feb 2019 | By James Lowman

If retailers stop reporting crimes when they take place there’s a danger that forces will see theft as even less of a priority over time, says James.


Future thinking

23 Jan 2019 | By HIM

Zoe Jag-Nathan discusses HIM’s latest future of convenience report.

Pete Cheema

Silver linings

21 Jan 2019 | By Pete Cheema

There are several key indicators which mean that year 2019 could be a profitable one for convenience stores.


Prepared for anything

23 Jan 2019 Updated: 25 Jan 2019

Our C-Store Champions are readying themselves for whatever 2019 may throw at them with plans to improve ranges and control costs