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Doing the sums

When we last featured Taranjeet Singh in this column in mid-May, he was waiting for the rep’s visit from Hermes to decide whether or not to continue with the parcel service. 

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Desserts: Sweet profits

Goody-laden waffles, crepes, ice-creams and milkshakes are commanding high margins and helping c-stores to become destinations for shoppers looking for a treat.


Costcutter Cockshut Hill, Sheldon

Rekha Godhania discusses the success of her Costcutter store, which was one of the symbol group’s first Shopper First concept sites when it opened in 2017.

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C-Store Champions: Masters of the meal deal

Our C-Store Champions debate what makes the perfect match when creating meal deals, and why they work so well in convenience 

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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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