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  • Daily Deli
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    C-Store Champions: Masters of the meal deal

    2019-07-09T14:38:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions debate what makes the perfect match when creating meal deals, and why they work so well in convenience 

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    Desserts: Sweet profits

    2019-07-09T11:49:00Z

    Goody-laden waffles, crepes, ice-creams and milkshakes are commanding high margins and helping c-stores to become destinations for shoppers looking for a treat.

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    Costcutter Cockshut Hill, Sheldon

    2019-07-09T09:53:00Z

    Rekha Godhania opened her newly-built Costcutter store in Sheldon, Birmingham, in 2017 under the symbol group’s Shopper First programme.

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    Crime special: Spar Lindford, Hampshire

    2019-07-02T09:32:00Z

    Last year a ram raid caused £200,000 worth of damage to Spar Lindford and left owner Julian Taylor-Green facing an uphill battle to keep his store trading whilst making endless calls to contractors, suppliers and his insurer to ensure the future of the business.

  • MAIN PIC_Raj Kahlon and Sukhi Kaur_SAD_Londis Woodmansterne
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    Crime special: Londis Woodmansterne, Surrey

    2019-06-28T10:51:00Z

    Two armed robberies in the space of a fortnight have failed to dent the resolve of Sukhbinder Kaur and her son Raj Kahlon not to let crime rob them of their livelihood.

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    Crime special: Co-op Dedham, Essex

    2019-06-27T12:21:00Z

    When a ram raid left their store unsafe to work in, the team at Dedham Co-op set up shop in a barn, braving a fierce winter and a scorching summer to serve customers while the store was rebuilt and refitted.

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    Security: Stand up to shoplifting

    2019-06-27T09:56:00Z

    Unable to rely on the police for help, many retailers are adopting new security measures to defend their stores from light-fingered offenders.

  • Staff Relationship With Customers
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    C-Store Champions: Empowering your people

    2019-06-14T14:00:00Z

    Our Champs really value their staff. Here they explain how they keep their team motivated and maintain the welfare of their workers

  • MAIN PIC Scotmid Bankton chillers
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    Energy: Saving more than the planet

    2019-06-14T10:21:00Z

    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

    2019-06-11T15:37:00Z

    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.