Whisky tasting

How I grew my sales and customer base with an online tasting

Day-Today retailer Mandi Duncan tells C-Store’s Sarah Britton about the success of her first virtual whisky event

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VIDEO: Juice Drinks & Squash in focus

Convenience Store’s Sarah Britton looks at the latest launches splashing on to the soft drinks scene.


New Cadbury Caramilk revealed

Sarah Britton unwraps Cadbury’s brand new Caramilk bar.


VIDEO: Beer & Cider in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton sees what’s brewing in the beer and cider category.

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VIDEO: Ice Cream in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton runs through some of the latest freezer pleasers:

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VIDEO: Carbonated Soft Drinks in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton takes a closer look at some of the latest fizzy drinks to burst on to the scene.

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VIDEO: Chocolate in focus

What are the new launches in the chocolate confectionery category to tickle your customers’ tastebuds?

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Enter The Convenience Awards 2021 now!

Winner of The Convenience Awards 2020 Conrad Davies explains how it feels to win and why you should enter this year.

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VIDEO: Easter Gifting in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton takes a look at some of the latest Easter gifting lines.

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VIDEO: Healthier Snacks in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton looks at a selection of healthier snacks


VIDEO: Rubicon Raw Energy drink in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton looks at the key features of Barr Soft Drinks’ latest launch and talks about its positioning within the marketplace. Read the full product story here


10 things you need to know about Bread & Bakery

From seeded loaves to premium cookies, find out which products are rising to the occasion.

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VIDEO: Vegan and plant-based products in focus

Sarah Britton reveals some of the latest launches in this fast-growing market.

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VIDEO: Nature Valley Protein Soft Bakes in focus

We look at the latest breakfast offering from General Mills that aims to deliver consumers’ protein needs. For more on the breakfast category, check out our latest products in depth report.

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VIDEO: McCoy’s Fire Pit in focus

C-Store’s Sarah Britton takes a look at the latest launch from KP Snacks Read the full product story here

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Shopworkers launch anti-abuse campaign for Christmas

A new Christmas campaign is to focus on the impact that abuse has on shopworkers and their families.

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What does it take to be a Convenience Awards winner?

Want to boost team morale and open new trading opportunities? Then it’s time to enter the Convenience Awards 2021, brought to you by Convenience Store, Lumina Intelligence and The Grocer.

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‘Tis the season: how to increase your cigar sales in the run-up to Christmas and beyond

Paid for by Scandinavian Tobacco Group

As part of a new in-store project, C-Store joined Scandinavian Tobacco Group on a visit to a Nisa Local in Luton to find out what category advice the supplier had for owner Barry Patel and the convenience sector as a whole


Five top merchandising tips from CCEP for the soft drinks segment

Paid for by CCEP

Coca-Cola European Partners believes stocking a wide range of low and no-sugar variants is vital

Importance of sof drinks

CCEP: ‘Core segments for convenience are cola, energy and flavoured carbonates’

Paid for by CCEP

Mark Cumming from Coca-Cola European Partners discusses the growing importance of soft drinks to convenience stores

Key trends

What are the key trends in the soft drinks category?

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Affordability and the rise of in-home occasions will increase in importance, says Mark Cumming of Coca-Cola European Partners

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How retailers are working to eradicate violence from the sector

USDAW general secretary Paddy Lillis discusses staff safety in convenience stores.

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‘Our chilled range has already grown 160%’

MJ’s Go Local Extra retailer Jai explains how lockdown provided an opportunity to expand his chilled offering, attracting and retaining new customers.

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‘Time for retailers to be brave and bold’

Retail director of Sodexo Dev Dhillon shares insights on how store owners can retain customers coming out of lockdown.  



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