Retailers from across the country converged for a meeting of minds at the inaugural C-Store Champions Lunch, held in Birmingham last week.

The day was a huge success, covering topics from legislative gripes to local initiatives and even future store designs.

The group of more than 30 retailers also heard Association of Convenience Stores public affairs director Shane Brennan speak about some of the issues facing the industry.

Retailers also had the chance to see JTI's new website,