NSPCC Bestway Foundation

Bestway Foundation makes £100,000 donation to NSPCC

The money will go towards helping vulnerable children across the UK

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Glasgow-based Scotfresh seeks new managing director

23 Nov 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Glasgow-based convenience store chain Scotfresh is seeking a new managing director to help drive future growth.

Philip Hammond

Chancellor announces 4.4% rise in NLW and changes to business rate calculations

22 Nov 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The National Living Wage will increase to £7.83 per hour next April, but retailers will benefit from a share of a £2.3bn saving on business rate rises.

Self service tills

Items worth £3.2bn stolen via self-checkout, research finds

22 Nov 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Shopping items worth a total of £3.2bn are stolen through self-service checkouts every year, according to new research.

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PayPoint offers stores incentives to boost Amazon top-up sales

22 Nov 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

PayPoint is encouraging shop owners to boost Amazon top up sales in their store, in time for Black Friday and the run up to Christmas, by offering prize incentives.

McVitie's Rudolph Red Nose Tea Cakes

McVitie's reveals jolly festive cake range

24 Nov 2017

McVitie’s 2017 Christmas cake range includes new Hobnobs Rudolph Red Nose Teacakes and Jaffa Jolly Santa Cake Bars.

Imperial Tobacco enhancements

Imperial Tobacco reveals enhancements for 2018

24 Nov 2017

Imperial Tobacco has announced three innovative enhancements to its bestselling JPS factory made cigarettes.

Duracell Star Wars Partnership

Duracell prepares for a galactic Christmas

24 Nov 2017

Duracell Batteries has partnered Disney’s Star Wars for a Christmas campaign, including a TV advert.

Pantene Micellar Range

Pantene gets new micellar hair care range

24 Nov 2017

P&G has launched a new hair care collection using micellar water, called Pantene Pro-V Micellar Cleanse and Nourish.

Holborn's Nutfield

Holborn's Nutfield, Surrey Video

Dean Holborn recently invested around £80,000 revamping his Nutfield store. C-Store paid him a visit. 

Kirsty Rhodes

Sales Assistant of the Year 2017

14 Nov 2017 Updated: 17 Nov 2017 | By Nikki Cutler

From marathon running to profit-earning business ideas, Kirsty Rhodes’ impressive list of skills helped her steal the show and win the title of Sales Assistant of the Year 2017.


Halloween gallery

01 Nov 2017 | By Gill Davies

Ghouls just wanna have fun, and retailers and their staff went all out to make sure their stores were part of the Halloween festivities

Nisa Marsh Farm

Nisa Marsh Farm, Luton

31 Oct 2017 Updated: 03 Nov 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Barry Patel’s 20-year dedication to the Marsh Farm estate in Luton paid off this summer when he got the chance to open a 4,800sq ft new-build Nisa store.

Premier Thind Convenience Store Bedford

Supplier in your store: Premier Thind, Bedford

17 Nov 2017

C-Store went to see Pammi Thind, a new recruit to Heineken’s Star Retailer programme, at his Premier store in Bedford.

Dear J@c

Jac Roper is fighting for a better deal for independent retailers

See here for the latest.


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All systems go

15 Nov 2017 | By Linda Williams

Premier retailers Linda and Dennis prepare their store for Christmas and a new Aldi in Edinburgh.


A future of co-operation

13 Nov 2017 | By David Rees

The Co-op takeover was a ‘Brexit’ vote for Nisa – deeply polarising and divisive, writes C-Store’s editor.

Raaj Chandarana

Tara's Londis reopens

13 Nov 2017 | By Raaj Chandarana

I’m very pleased to say we’ve relaunched our store as Tara’s Londis in High Wycombe, writes Raaj.


The freezer pleasers

15 Nov 2017 Updated: 17 Nov 2017

Our C-Store Champions say the perception of the frozen category is changing as shoppers see it as offering quality and value for money.

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Britvic webinar

Understanding the soft drinks levy

30 Jun 2017

What is the soft drinks industry levy or so-called “sugar tax”, and what does it mean for your business?


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Manage food safety compliance, cut costs and generate revenue

18 Sep 2017

An insightful resource that will help HR or Learning & Development departments in establishing training programmes to fully realise the maximum potential of their staff in a cost and time effective way