Parfetts Aintree

Parfetts chairman raises Tesco-Booker concerns with ministers

Steve Parfett said the CMA showed a “catastrophic error of judgement”

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Spar James Hall Christmas Convenience

James Hall launches first online Christmas catalogue

17 Nov 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Spar distributer James Hall is launching its first online Christmas catalogue, called Christmas Convenience.

The Sandpiper company hopes to acquire the Island’s 16 Costcutter stores

Costcutter set to announce new supply contract

16 Nov 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Costcutter is likely to announce its new supply deal in the next few days, with legal teams ironing out the final terms of the contract, C-Store has learned.

Conrad Davies - Spar Market Store - Gwynedd Wales

Conrad Davies opens first Spar Market store in Wales

16 Nov 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Leading convenience retailer Conrad Davies has launched the first flagship Spar Market store in Gwynedd, Wales.

Asda Quarterly Performance

Asda posts second consecutive quarter of like-for-like growth

16 Nov 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

Asda recorded like-for-like sales growth of 1.1% in its latest quartley results, parent company Walmart has announced.

Scott Graham

What's keeping my till ringing?

17 Nov 2017

Scott Graham is increasing shelf space in his store so he can expand his food-to-go range.

Spar Christmas Sandwiches

Festive Spar sandwiches raise funds for Marie Curie

16 Nov 2017

Spar UK is helping to raise funds for Marie Curie this Christmas, with limited edition festive sandwiches.

Covent Garden cartons

Covent Garden reveals range of Nutri-Soups

16 Nov 2017

New Covent Garden Soup Company has created nine fresh flavours and a new range of Nutri-Soups.  

Olivio olive oil

Unilever and Princes launch flavoured oils

15 Nov 2017

Unilever has teamed up with Princes to launch Olivio Special Edition Flavoured Oils. 

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 Thind Convenience 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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