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Nisa and Co-op given food for thought at merger meetings

Members presented their feedback on the proposed takeover at roadshows last week 

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Bacofoil Product Range

Wrap Film Systems becomes Melitta UK Ltd

23 Oct 2017

Wrap Films Systems, maker of Bacofoil, has been renamed Melitta UK Ltd, following the company’s aquisition in 2015

Eat 17 Christmas display

Christmas: Pull out all the stops

23 Oct 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Consumers are happy to spend big at Christmas so retailers need to have all categories covered and be prepared to go premium if they want festive sales.

Emoji Love Hearts

Love Hearts go digital with emoji packs

20 Oct 2017

Confectionery giant Swizzels has given Love Hearts a digital makeover with new limited edition emoji packs.

Cool Chile kits

Mexican meal kits from Cool Chile Co.

20 Oct 2017

Mexican food company, Cool Chile Co, has launched three new meal kits.

Champions Lunch

C-Store Champions discuss their responses to NLW rises Video

Speaking at C-Store’s Champions Lunch, leading retailers outline how the National Living Wage has impacted their businesses. 

National Living Wage

Living with the NLW

17 Oct 2017 Updated: 20 Oct 2017

It’s been 18 months since the National Living Wage was introduced, and its effect on the c-store sector has been far-reaching. We look at what the enforced wage has meant to store owners, and the solutions they are finding to offset the increases in their costs.


Security: Shrink the shrinkage

04 Oct 2017 Updated: 06 Oct 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Shop theft is a big concern for c-store owners and it is vital you’re prepared. Here retailers give a round-up of what works for them.

Prestbury Village Stores

Prestbury Village Stores, Cheltenham

06 Oct 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

For 10 years, Jerry Tweney worked for retailer Guy Warner, as part of the Warner’s Budgens. Now he has opened his own store, in Prestbury, near Cheltenham

Broadway Convenience

Premier Broadway Convenience, Edinburgh

18 Oct 2017 Updated: 20 Oct 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

With a new food-to-go counter, a revamped spirits section with the latest in LED lighting, and an extended fresh produce and promotional range that covers both value and premium lines, the 1,600sq ft Premier Broadway Convenience in Edinburgh has it all covered.

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Donna Mullan

Multiple challanges

23 Oct 2017 | By Donna Mullan

Delegating to staff has been one of the hardest aspects of taking on a second store, writes Northern Ireland retailer Donna Mullan

Pete Cheema

Targeting proxy purchases

18 Oct 2017 | By Pete Cheema

A multi-agency project is helping to reduce proxy purchasing of alcohol in Scotland, Pete reports.

Matt Smith

Tap into ethical values

04 Oct 2017 | By HIM

Consumers are becoming more demanding about information on sourcing, production and values, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.

Food to go

Get on a roll with food to go

19 Oct 2017 Updated: 20 Oct 2017

Food to go is a great way to grab good margins and increase footfall. Here’s how our C-Store Champions ensure they pile on the pounds.

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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