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A recommendation?

14 Jul 2017

I don’t like to recommend suppliers for fear of jinxing the arrangement. But I do like it when retailers pass on recommend…


Simply Fresh, Cheltenham Video

12 Jul 2017

Mani Singh, manager of Simply Fresh in Cheltenham, discusses the new company-owned store. 


Which way for rates appeals?

12 Jul 2017 Updated: 14 Jul 2017 | By Andrew Don

Business rates can be confusing and a new appeal system has done little to help the situation. C-Store examines the new regime.


Keep your cool this summer

03 Jul 2017

As temperatures outside rise, so too can footfall. Here our C-Store Champions explain how they make the most of the summer months.

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Retailer takes on National Grid over lost trade

04 Oct 2016 Updated: 07 Oct 2016 | By Sarah Britton

A Londis retailer in Essex is seeking compensation from the National Grid over major gas works which he estimates will cost him nearly £15,000 in lost sales and has forced him to invest in marketing material to stem the decline in footfall.


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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The soft drinks space race

16 Jul 2017

New formats, flavours and lower-sugar recipes mean there’s a lot for ?c-store retailers to cram into the soft drinks chiller this summer

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Britvic webinar

Understanding the soft drinks levy

30 Jun 2017

What is the soft drinks industry levy or so-called “sugar tax”, and what does it mean for your business?