All Advice Guide articles – Page 3

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    Coronavirus: Seven ways to turn new shoppers into loyal customers


    C-store retailers have welcomed millions of new customers through their doors as people adapt to life under lockdown, but how can retailers hang on to these shoppers in the long term?

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    Coronavirus: Eight ways to manage staff anxiety


    Daniel Frohwein, inner leadership coach, and former head coach & team leader at Thornton’s Budgens in Belsize Park, London, offers advice on how to keep staff feeling calm, positive and valued in times of uncertainty.

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    Coronavirus: Three tips to reduce stress


    Daniel Frohwein, inner leadership coach, and former head coach & team leader at Thornton’s Budgens in Belsize Park, London, explains how to manage and lower your anxiety levels during these challenging times.

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    Convenience Nation 2019: Opportunities and threats


    Convenience Store editor David Rees talks to Mike Watkins, UK head of retailer insight at Nielsen, about the position of the UK convenience retail sector, and some key issues and opportunities to address in order to secure continuing future growth.

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    Minimum Unit Pricing: what is the verdict?


    All eyes are on Scotland as the first UK nation to have adopted Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol. The jury was out ahead of its introduction in May. Now, several months on, what is the verdict from retailers?

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    Valentine's Day gallery


    As romantics across the United Kingdom spoiled their loved ones this Valentine’s Day, independent retailers were busy playing cupid.  Check out some of the displays here.

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    Christmas gallery


    With the countdown to Christmas nearing its finale, convenience retailers across the UK have been rolling out the tinsel, decorating trees and giving displays a special festive makeover

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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.

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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.

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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