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Man charged with murder following c-store stabbing

Michael Steven Long also faced charges for attempted murder and dangerous driving

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Shingadia Budgens Southwater

Ramesh Shingadia relaunches his West Sussex c-store

20 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

High-profile convenience retailer Ramesh Shingadia has reopened his Londis store in Southwater, West Sussex, under the Budgens fascia.

Landmark and Todays merger combined logo

Members show support for Landmark and Today's merger

17 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Key wholesale members have thrown their support behind the proposed merger of Landmark Wholesale and Today’s Group.

Costcutter Golden Balls Campaign

Costcutter celebrates success of 'Golden Balls' campaign

17 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) is celebrating the success of its ‘Golden Balls’ World Cup competition.

CE Co-op Extra Time Checkout

Central England Co-op trials 'extra time' checkouts

15 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Central England Co-operative is trialing a new relaxed checkout lane at a food store in Derbyshire, to help support vulnerable customers.

Kelloggs Snacks Of Cash Competition

Retailers win £10,000 in Kellogg's competition

20 Aug 2018

Kellogg’s is giving independent and symbol retailers the chance to win a £10,000 cash prize as well as weekly prizes in its Snacks of Cash competition.

Littleseed oils

Healthy oil range revealed by Littleseed

20 Aug 2018

With eleven times more omega 3 than olive oil and the lowest saturated fat content of all oils, Littleseed has revealed a new range of extra virgin rapeseed oils.

Just Water

Sustainable brand Just Water enters UK market

20 Aug 2018

Red Star Brands has added sustainable water brand Just Water to its UK soft drinks portfolio following rapid growth in the US.

Kelloggs Nurti Grain Bars New Look

Kellogg's overhauls 'better for you' snacks

17 Aug 2018

Kellogg’s is reformulating its ’better for you’ snacks to offer consumers a better range of single serve products.


Nisa Motherwell Road, Bellshill Video

Retailer Daniall Nadeem discusses his new Nisa store in Bellshill, Scotland, which opened on 6 July on the site of a former pub. 


A 'nanny state' c-store

20 Aug 2018 | By Nikki Cutler

As new figures reveal record highs in childhood obesity and the government questions whether to roll out more red tape around unhealthy products, retailers are questioning whether they are doing enough to promote healthy eating to children.


Beyond price

24 Jul 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

The discounters are becoming a force to be reckoned with, stretching the battleground beyond pounds and pence and changing the face of the UK grocery industry along the way. C-Store looks at their route to success and asks whether independent stores can fight back.

Save Local Colchester

Save Local, Colchester

12 Jun 2018 Updated: 15 Jun 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

For more than four years, Andrea Aston worked on the design and construction of her own store. The new Save Local in Colchester is the result of her ambition.

Coop Italia Bicocca Milan

Coop Italia, Bicocca, Milan

13 Aug 2018

Interactive technology and cool design are laying a template for the future of retail in Milan’s affluent suburb of Bicocca

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

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Linda Williams

A sizzling summer

14 Aug 2018 | By Linda Williams

June, July and now August have been good months for our sector, says Linda

Richard Inglis

Staying ahead of the hackers

14 Aug 2018 | By Richard Inglis

Despite a robust set-up, Richard’s IT system was hacked. Here’s his advice after the experience


Fee to use?

25 Jul 2018 | By James Lowman

Link must continue to be held to account over the effects of interchange fee cuts, James argues.

C-Store Champions

Create aisles of smiles

25 Jul 2018

Finding and retaining staff can be a tricky and time-consuming business. Our C-Store Champions reveal how they handle the issue.

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