High street

Confidence in high streets growing among small shops


Confidence in Britain’s high streets is growing amongst small high street businesses and shoppers, a new study by Visa has revealed.

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Pret A Manger buys Eat in a bid to "turbo charge" vegan sales


Pret A Manger is to buy British food-to-go chain Eat and convert as many stores as possible to “Veggie Prets,” as it seeks to capitalise on the growing demand for more vegetarian and vegan options on the high street.

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LED lighting reduces nutrients and shelf life of milk, study finds


Milk that is exposed to LED lighting loses some of its nutritional value and shelf life, according to new research.

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  • C-Store Champions: Break the ice on frozen sales

  • CRA 2019 Best Chilled Food retailer: Spar Mullaghmore, Omagh

  • CRA 2019 Off Licence Store award: Kenninghall Stores, Norfolk

  • C-Store Champions: Be healthy and wealthy


Convenience Retail Awards 2019

The best in UK convenience retailing was celebrated in style at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 14 March. Watch some of the highlights here.


Knowledge exchange

Sharing information on merchandising, equipment, categories and suppliers is enabling convenience retailers to stay ahead of the game. A selection of retailers tell C-Store the best ideas they’ve gleaned from their peers

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Protection racket

Remember the snappily titled Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) introduced as a ‘compliance’ fee imposed upon those handling credit cards?

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CRA 2019 Off Licence Store award: Kenninghall Stores, Norfolk

Mike and Karen Humphreys have transformed a struggling village store, creating an award-winning off licence and top-performing c-store in the process

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CRA 2019 Best Chilled Food retailer: Spar Mullaghmore, Omagh

Located in Omagh, Northern Ireland, Spar Mullaghmore is one of 11 Spar stores operated by the McBride Retail Group. 

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The best part of my role at Eurospar Ardglass is without a doubt all of the community work that I run on behalf of the store, writes Sales Assistant of the Year winner Fiona Addis.

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