Met Police

Forecourt crime cost retailers £30m over past year, says BOSS


Forecourt crime is estimated to cost retailers more than £30m annually, with a 21% increase during the second quarter of 2019, according to the new British Oil Security Syndicate (BOSS) crime report.


Nisa store reopens hours after ATM ram-raid


A Nisa Local store in Greater Manchester has reopened within hours of suffering an ATM ram raid.


ACS briefing prepares retailers for no-deal Brexit ‘disruption’


The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has launched a briefing for the convenience sector to help retailers consider how their business may be affected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Co-op On the Go, America Square, London

The Co-op Group is trialling a new On the Go format in London, as it increasingly competes with food to go outlets in urban areas.

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Technology: Reaching the digital customer

With smartphones an integral part of consumers’ lives, convenience retailers need to find new ways of engaging with their shoppers digitally, and a new suite of apps could be just the thing to bring their stores up to date

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For the third time, the new Making Tax Digital rule has featured as my lead story for the fortnight.

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Simply Fresh Shottery, Stratford-upon-Avon

Dave Singh’s Simply Fresh store on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon is seeing weekly turnover rise thanks to a focus on local and organic produce

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Stretford Foodhall, Manchester

Stretford Foodhall is the latest venture from Mital Morar, who is enjoying huge success with Ancoats General Store in Manchester city centre. 

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