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    Cracking Easter sales

    2013-04-08T12:23:00Z

    Easter sales were still sweet at Paul Hudson’s Spar store despite the chilly weather.

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    Spring fever

    2013-04-01T12:01:00Z

    Sunder celebrates a cracking Easter at his Londis store in Headington, Oxfordshire

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    School breakfast

    2013-03-27T16:10:00Z

    A link-up with her local school in Edinburgh has got children eating healthier and raised Linda Williams’ store profile.

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    The Buyco issue

    2013-03-27T16:05:00Z

    Editor David Rees addresses questions arising from the Costcutter/P&H deal.

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    Team work

    2013-03-25T12:24:00Z

    Londis retailer Sunder Sandher is working with staff and suppliers to increase sales at his Headington store.

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    Seasonal sales

    2013-03-18T10:28:00Z

    Sussex Budgens retailer David Knight has been working harder to capitalise on events in the 2013 calendar.

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    Shaping the debate

    2013-03-11T11:25:00Z

    Retailers and other communities stakeholders have to step up and make themselves heard on crime and other issues like neighbourhood planning, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Fresh meat

    2013-03-01T15:26:00Z

    Plans for a butchery counter couldn’t have come at a better time, says Spar retailer Paul Hudson.

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    Celebrating longevity

    2013-02-22T11:56:00Z

    Linda Williams is celebrating 30 years’ trade at Broadway Convenience, Edinburgh.

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    Spring loaded

    2013-02-15T14:27:00Z

    Sunder Sandher is prepared for spring and hoping sales will bloom at Londis Headington.

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    On a roll(over)

    2013-02-11T11:15:00Z

    The government’s recognition that local shops should be given more protection is a step forward and welcome reward for all of you, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.

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    Let it snow

    2013-01-30T10:06:00Z

    “All we need is snow to help things along” was Budgens retailer David Knight’s most quoted phrase…and then it came.

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    New Year cheer

    2013-01-17T09:55:00Z

    Sunder Sandher celebrates a sensational holiday season, but pledges to stock more for this year.

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    Stick or twist?

    2013-01-15T10:05:00Z

    Making an investment in developing a better store would normally be a no-brainer. But the prospect of a multiple opening up nearby means best-laid plans can be undermined before you start, says editor David Rees.

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    Policy Watch

    2013-01-05T16:05:00Z

    There are several key issues on the policy horizon that will be central to our agenda over the next 12 months, says James Lowman.

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    Welcome to 2013

    2013-01-04T13:42:00Z

    This year could be a momentous one for UK retail, says editor David Rees.

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    Tackling workplace bullying

    2012-12-11T17:03:00Z

    If we witness workplace bullying and do not challenge it, we become complicit in the act, says community liaison manager Caroline Bosworth.

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    Festive frenzy

    2012-12-07T16:07:00Z

    Christmas goods have been selling well since September at Sunder Sandher’s Londis store.

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    Planning for Christmas

    2012-12-03T12:13:00Z

    At this point you realise that all the Christmas planning in the world will not give that magical answer, says Budgens retailer David Knight.

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    Plain thinking

    2012-11-21T16:41:00Z

    It’s about time that the real world had at least some connection with government policy, says editor David Rees