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    Halloween gallery


    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


    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


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

  • fruit and veg
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    Give profits a healthy boost


    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


    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


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

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    Open with care


    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…


    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


    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


    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


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

  • TYP Winner Chan Gadher
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    Transform your patch


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

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    Graduation Day


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

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    Think tank: Service with a smile


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

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    Crime watch


    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


    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