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    Halloween gallery

    2016-10-17T13:56:00Z

    As Halloween continues to grow at a monstrous rate, retailers across the UK are pulling out all the stops to ensure customers get into the spirit of the season.

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    How to get the best out of Facebook

    2016-10-10T09:37:00Z

    The Singh’s Premier Facebook page has over 13,800 followers. Mandeep Singh, who runs the Sheffield-based business with twin brothers Vrinder and Baljeet, gives us his top tips on how to make a success of Facebook.

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    How to capitalise on the Pokemon Go craze

    2016-07-18T16:46:00Z

    If you’re wondering how to make the most of the Pokemon Go phenomenon, then look no further.

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    Give profits a healthy boost

    2016-06-14T09:43:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions are embracing the healthy eating movement and enjoying some nourishing sales from a new category of shoppers

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    Get the law on your side

    2015-08-17T10:10:00Z

    From getting advice on the latest legislation to dealing with retail crime, having local enforcement authorities on your side makes a difference.

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    Get your voice heard

    2015-08-03T13:59:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions share the benefits of lobbying both locally and nationally

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    Open with care

    2015-08-03T12:40:00Z

    The number of retailers investing in chiller doors continues to mount, but be warned: doors don’t always open you up instant energy savings

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    Food to go: Take it away…

    2014-10-10T15:36:00Z

    Retailers both large and small are recognising the benefits of food to go. C-Store takes a look at what can be achieved, however big your footprint or finances.

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    Dress to impress

    2012-10-10T09:53:00Z

    An investment in staff clothing could be just the way to smarten up your reputation and your sales.

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    Transform Your Patch

    2012-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Best-One Isleworth owners Chan and Alkesh Gadher have used their Transform Your Patch prize money to breathe new life into a local crèche.

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    NCS Community Fund

    2012-08-01T07:00:00Z

    Thanks to an initiative launched at this year’s National Convenience Show, some lucky retailers received financial help to plan community get-togethers.

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    Transform your patch

    2012-07-20T00:00:00Z

    Top retailers were awarded for their community work at a lunch held for finalists of Convenience Store and Britvic’s community retailing competition

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    Value driven

    2012-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Four champions discuss how they create a perception of value for money in their stores

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    Think tank: Stay focused on staying in

    2012-02-17T00:00:00Z

    Ricky Coombes of HIM has some advice to help you make the most of big - and small - nights in

  • Easter
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    Hatch and Dispatch

    2011-12-20T09:57:00Z

    Now is the time to start preparing for Easter 2012. Get cracking and put your impulse products out at the nearest opportunity, says Sarah Britton

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    Think tank: Christmas, a time for giving

    2011-12-19T12:34:00Z

    Georgina Wild of HIM offers some advice on increasing basket spend during the festive period

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    Graduation Day

    2011-11-25T15:50:00Z

    Fifteen Spar retailers from the Birmingham area recently graduated from a unique apprenticeship scheme.

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    Think tank: Service with a smile

    2011-11-11T00:00:00Z

    Georgina Wild of HIM explains why retailers should embrace in-store services

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    Crime watch

    2011-11-11T00:00:00Z

    Four C-Store Champions discuss how they keep the risk of crime to a minimum.

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    News & mags analysis: Black and white

    2011-11-11T00:00:00Z

    When it comes to news and mags, there’s no doubt that retailers are getting a raw deal. Robin Mannering reports on what’s being done to put things right