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    The modern convenience store

    2019-08-06T13:35:00Z

    Shopper trends are evolving as fast as ever, meaning retailers and symbol groups are having to revisit their whole offer to remain relevant and sustainable. Here we look at some of the latest versions of a modern c-store.

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    Management software: Get with the program

    2019-08-06T11:14:00Z

    Workforce management systems can help you optimise staffing levels and free up more time to oversee the running of your business

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    Food allergy labelling: Clear and present dangers

    2019-07-26T14:22:00Z

    It’s hoped that reforms to food labelling will help those with allergies and intolerances, but how will the legislation affect independents?

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    Retailer brands: Make your mark

    2019-07-26T13:34:00Z

    A successful own brand offer can set you apart and provide a welcome margin boost, but be prepared for some hard graft 

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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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    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.

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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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    Sustainability: Green shoots of success

    2019-06-11T14:58:00Z

    The move to plastic-free retailing may be in its infancy, but a growing number of store owners are proving how a willingness to embrace eco-friendly ideas can have a positive impact on both the planet and their profits. C-Store investigates some of the solutions.

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    Crime: Make your voice heard

    2019-06-03T11:29:00Z

    The Home Office is calling for evidence of the impact of crime and ACS chief executive James Lowman is urging retailers to respond.

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    Store design: Enter the decompression zone

    2019-05-28T10:34:00Z

    Giving shoppers space to acclimatise to your store can breathe fresh life into your business. C-Store looks at how less can be so much more in store design.