Blogs

  • FIONA ADDIS MAIN
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    Community works

    2019-05-20T14:58:00Z

    The best part of my role at Eurospar Ardglass is without a doubt all of the community work that I run on behalf of the store, writes Sales Assistant of the Year winner Fiona Addis.

  • MIKE DOREY HEADSHOT
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    After the event

    2019-05-16T10:57:00Z

    Mike, who owns Eastcombe Village Stores in Gloucestershire, discusses how to keep the wind in your sales in the aftermath of bank holidays and events.

  • Sid Sidhu
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    Face up to new solutions

    2019-05-16T10:33:00Z

    Budgens retailer Sid Sidhu is hoping to take the faff out of facing up with a new system that will do it all for him.

  • headshot
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    The wrong side of the track

    2019-05-14T11:39:00Z

    The new Track and Trace regime for tobacco is turning out to be painful and difficult for retailers, writes C-Store editor David Rees.

  • HIM
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    A fad for the future?

    2019-05-14T11:37:00Z

    This cashier-less c-store trial is a bold move from Sainsbury’s, but will have not been made on a whim. 

  • ACS
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    Why reporting crime is crucial

    2019-05-02T15:42:00Z

    It is key that we take this opportunity to highlight the cost of crime not only in terms of financial loss, but its human impact, writes ACS chief executive James Lowman.

  • ACS
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    Counting the cost of crime

    2019-04-03T10:29:00Z

    Whenever we talk to retailers about the biggest issues they face on a day-to-day basis, the number one thing that comes up time and again is crime, writes the ACS chief executive.

  • SGF chief executive Pete Cheema
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    Growing concerns

    2019-04-02T11:38:00Z

    ATM closures and bank restructuring are causing issues that need addressing, Pete says.

  • Premier Wharfedale Hull
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    Don't stereotype shoplifters

    2019-03-19T11:58:00Z

    Over the years we’ve discovered shoplifters like disguises, writes Hull-based Premier retailer Sam Coldbeck.

  • Champs
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    Food to go sales boost

    2019-03-11T14:23:00Z

    It is now 15 months since Aldi opened up right next door to our store, and so we are now getting meaningful comparison figures with sales from last year as we are into our second year of trading alongside them, writes Edinburgh-based Premier retailer Linda Williams.