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  • Budgens of Islington
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    C-store & partners

    2018-09-19T14:40:00Z

    With the food-to-go market booming, partnerships with the likes of Greggs and Subway seem like a sensible move. However, there are retailers electing to go their own way, working with smaller providers to give their store the edge.

  • Millenials
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    Your kind of people

    2018-09-19T00:00:00Z

    Our Champions understand that millennials are the future, making them an essential demographic to capture. Here’s how they do it 

  • Promoted
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    The trend of premiumisation

    2018-09-10T09:17:00Z

    Premiumisation is an ongoing trend throughout grocery, and beer is no exception.

  • Prestbury Village Store
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    Seating arrangements

    2018-09-07T15:58:00Z

    From repeat purchases to supplier sampling events, introducing a countertop and a few chairs can boost business in more ways than one

  • Premier Victoria Dock Hull
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    Premier Victoria Dock, Hull

    2018-09-04T12:16:00Z

    Joe and Kuldeep Kaur Punian opened their latest store in Hull’s Victoria Dock in February, under Premier’s latest store format.

  • Generation V
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    Generation V

    2018-09-04T09:50:00Z

    With the multiples expanding their offer to appeal to those leading a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, the question is should convenience stores follow suit? C-Store explores how retailers can make the most of the meat-free category as it continues to grow in popularity.

  • Champions
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    Be the first call for customers

    2018-08-24T10:56:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions agree that providing a quick and friendly service and finding a USP are vital to fending off the competition.

  • Nisa Deepdale
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    Nisa Deepdale, Norfolk

    2018-08-24T10:39:00Z

    A £180,000 refit of Jamie Keshwara’s Nisa Deepdale store in March 2017 saw sales leap 13% last year. And business continues to soar as summer tourists contribute to a 15% sales increase this year.

  • rural store
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    Country pursuit

    2018-08-22T11:02:00Z

    Small rural stores haven’t had an easy ride as challenges come at them from all sides. However, many are finding the future looks bright thanks to a strategy of investing in a diverse range of services, offering products that create a point of difference, and engaging with their community.

  • phone
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    A smart way of marketing

    2018-08-21T11:22:00Z

    Social media marketing is a vital business tool, but many retailers still struggle to win over shoppers online. Here we highlight top web tricks.