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Dear Jac: Rule number one

Make this a rule. Do not accept debit cards to top up pre-paid cards.

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Political gains

Establishing a relationship with your MP can help you influence local and national policy – and even force global corporations to make changes. Retailers and MPs share their experiences.

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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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Food to go: Grab a piece of the action

A category that is delivering strong sales and margins for our Champs is food to go. Here they reveal what makes their ranges such a success

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A better in-store experience

Five vital factors that will improve sales and loyalty are within your control as retailers. It’s time to take a closer look at what customers see.


Convenience Store’s Shop Project is an annual exercise whereby four stores are given a complete makeover in partnership with some of the UK’s leading suppliers.



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