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    C-Store Champions: Get a clear view on crime

    2018-11-14T11:49:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions share their experiences of crime in their stores, its effect on their businesses, and how they are fighting the battle.

  • Go Local Wolviston
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    Bay Bashir, Go Local, Middlesbrough

    2018-11-13T16:15:00Z

    Bay Bashir’s five Middlesbrough stores are thriving after he recently switched supplier to Parfetts and joined the wholesaler’s Go Local symbol group.

  • Community shop
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    Beating hearts

    2018-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Created by their people for their people, community-owned shops offer a distinctive and increasingly successful retail proposition capitalising on local engagement.

  • STG UK
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    Just three simple steps to cigar sales success

    2018-11-05T08:02:00Z This content is provided by STG UK

    Research shows that most smokers are very open to trying to cigars and willing to switch given the right factors, and when you consider the higher profit margins they offer, this presents a clear opportunity for savvy retailers.

  • Ormskirk Co-op
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    Halloween gallery

    2018-11-01T13:57:00Z

    Retailers and their staff have gone to a whole new level to make sure their stores show off their spooky side this Halloween.

  • Winter warmers
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    Winter Warmers

    2018-10-30T14:23:00Z

    Retailers in tourist locations have an advantage when it comes to sales and footfall in the summer months, but what happens when the weather turns and the holiday-makers stay at home? C-Store explores how stores in seasonal areas make the best of the winter season and adapt to changing demands.

  • Costcutter Huntingdon
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    Costcutter Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

    2018-10-30T14:04:00Z

    A year after his 1,600sq ft store’s £100,000 refit and Shopper First rebrand, owner Sagar Patel has seen weekly turnover increase to an impressive figure.

  • Planning
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    Plan ahead to succeed

    2018-10-30T00:00:00Z

    Retailers who take time out from the day-to-day running of their business to plan ahead are able to save money and grow sales.

  • Pwllheli
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    Spar Market, Pwllheli, Wales

    2018-10-22T10:17:00Z

    Just over a year ago Conrad Davies embarked on a major revamp of his 3,000sq ft store in Pwllheli in Wales, relaunching it as the first Spar Market store.

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    C-Store Champions: Legends of the Fall

    2018-10-18T11:02:00Z

    With the summer gone and Christmas yet to come, our Champions reveal how they manage to drive footfall during the autumn months.