Deprived communities 'hit hardest' by loss of free ATMs


Deprived neighbourhoods, often those where people are most likely to rely on cash, are rapidly witnessing the disappearance of their free cashpoints, new research by the University of Bristol suggests.


Asda's like-for-like quarterly sales drop due to late Easter


Asda’s like-for-like sales fell 1.1% in the three months to 31 March due to the late Easter this year.

Mandeep charity football match

Premier retailer's charity match raises £1,200 for Macmillan


Singh’s Premier helped raise £1,200 at the eighth Singh’s Charity Cup event at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane stadium on Monday.

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  • C-Store Champions: Break the ice on frozen sales

  • Summer drinks: Take the time to chill out

  • CRA 2019 Best Chilled Food retailer: Spar Mullaghmore, Omagh

  • CRA 2019 Off Licence Store award: Kenninghall Stores, Norfolk


Convenience Retail Awards 2019

The best in UK convenience retailing was celebrated in style at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 14 March. Watch some of the highlights here.


Knowledge exchange

Sharing information on merchandising, equipment, categories and suppliers is enabling convenience retailers to stay ahead of the game. A selection of retailers tell C-Store the best ideas they’ve gleaned from their peers

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They do have a heart

People seldom contact the helpline when everything is going well. The following was no exception and is actually a hardship story. 

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CRA 2019 Off Licence Store award: Kenninghall Stores, Norfolk

Mike and Karen Humphreys have transformed a struggling village store, creating an award-winning off licence and top-performing c-store in the process

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CRA 2019 Best Chilled Food retailer: Spar Mullaghmore, Omagh

Located in Omagh, Northern Ireland, Spar Mullaghmore is one of 11 Spar stores operated by the McBride Retail Group. 

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