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Most c-store owners have cut hours since latest NLW rise, poll reveals


Nearly three in four (72%) independent c-store retailers have reduced the number of paid working hours in their business since the latest National Living Wage increase in April, according to the Association of Convenience Stores’ annual NLW survey.

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PayPoint updates Collect+ app to enable remote smartphone scanning


PayPoint has added a new function to its Collect+ StoreScan app to enable retailers to scan any parcel anywhere in store.

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Media appeal prompts arrests in connection with Notts store robbery


Three men have been arrested in connection with a knife-wielding armed robbery at a convenience store in Nottinghamshire following a media appeal.

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Vanessa Ford-Robbins discusses her new zero waste store in Cranleigh. 

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Energy: Saving more than the planet

A modern convenience range can lead to a heavy cost in energy bills, but Scotmid Co-operative has some award-winning ideas for savings.

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Margiotta Food & Wine, Edinburgh

The refitted Comiston Road store in the heart of Edinburgh has given the Margiotta family the chance to show off their Italian flair and build on local connections.

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CRA 2019 Best New Store: Spar Eat 17 Hammersmith

Spar Eat 17’s latest store, which opened in Hammersmith, West London, last August, was crowned Best New Store at the 2019 Convenience Retail Awards. 

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Futureproofing convenience

It may be cliché, but younger generations are the shopper of tomorrow and have a pivotal role to play in the future of one of the fastest growing sectors in UK food and grocery, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.

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