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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…

Cheltenham

Simply Fresh, Cheltenham Video

12 Jul 2017

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

appeals

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.

Summer

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.

Byford Foods Hall

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.

shop-project-2017

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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Soft drinks category

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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Webinars

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?

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