All Blogs articles – Page 5

  • HIM
    Blogs

    The challenges of new legislation

    2018-05-02T16:37:00Z

    It is imperative that BWS suppliers begin to understand the threats and opportunities Minimum Unit Pricing may present for their brands, says HIM’s Josh Clifton.

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    A merge too far?

    2018-05-02T10:48:00Z

    The CMA needs to consider very carefully whether the proposed Asda-Sainsbury’s merger is in the best interests of shoppers and the market as a whole, writes C-Store’s editor.

  • Linda Williams Premier Broadway Convenience Edinburgh
    Blogs

    Holding our own

    2018-04-19T13:53:00Z

    Sound planning has paid off for Broadway Convenience, but the battle isn’t over yet, says Linda

  • Richard Inglis
    Blogs

    Cast an eye over security cameras

    2018-04-19T10:42:00Z

    We now operate the latest system in our stores, Network Video Recorders (NVRs), which can produce playback quality that will make your Digital Video Recorders feel out of date, writes Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard.

  • Heidi Lanschuetzer
    Blogs

    Healthy options

    2018-04-12T12:18:00Z

    There is a huge opportunity for retailers to take a proactive approach in making healthy foods more accessible and affordable to a wider population, writes HIM’s Heidi Lanschuetzer.

  • Pete Cheema
    Blogs

    100 years in business

    2018-04-04T10:15:00Z

    The Scottish Grocers Federation is celebrating 100 years of supporting retailers.

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    Blogs

    A more natural solution

    2018-04-04T10:12:00Z

    The trick is to make it easy for consumers to recycle, not to develop an elaborate mechanism for recirculating 8p charges through the retail industry, writes C-Store’s editor.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Serious crimes

    2018-03-21T15:26:00Z

    Crimes such as shop theft need to be taken more seriously, says James Lowman.

  • Richard Inglis
    Blogs

    The high-tech way to sell tobacco

    2018-03-21T15:15:00Z

    That expensive gantry may be a smart move, saving you in terms of cash and hassle, says Richard.

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    Blogs

    A choice-driven future

    2018-03-21T15:00:00Z

    If there is a common thread that runs through all of our main CRA winners, it is that they have forged their own individual identities in the markets in which they operate, says David.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Quick wins to influence shoppers

    2018-03-06T16:15:00Z

    Mission-led merchandising can be key to driving higher basket size and spend, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.

  • Sam Coldbeck
    Blogs

    Set an example

    2018-03-06T15:58:00Z

    More red tape isn’t the answer to preventing the sale of energy drinks to children, argues Premier retailer Samantha.

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    A launch into space

    2018-03-06T10:10:00Z

    The Booker-Tesco merger needs to be a launchpad for a more profitable and competitive future for the thousands of small businesses that depend on Booker to be a strong, stable and effective partner.

  • Richard Inglis
    Blogs

    Let the tech take the strain

    2018-02-20T11:34:00Z

    Maybe now is the time to refresh your staff management, writes Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Rural ATM threat

    2018-02-20T11:27:00Z

    Cuts to the Link cash machine interchange fee are concerning, says James Lowman.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Don't forget the elderly

    2018-02-07T10:34:00Z

    HIM data shows that those aged 65 years and older make up almost a quarter (23%) of total c-store shoppers, writes Heidi Lanschuetzer.

  • David Knight
    Blogs

    The 'F' word

    2018-02-06T11:35:00Z

    Consolidation in the sector has turned Budgens retailer David’s thoughts to franchising.

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    Blogs

    Final hurdle

    2018-02-06T11:25:00Z

    For retailers supplied by one of the Booker brands, the Tesco-Booker merger cannot come soon enough, writes C-Store’s editor.

  • Pete Cheema
    Blogs

    Working together

    2018-01-23T15:44:00Z

    Only by working collaboratively can major government policy be made to work, argues Pete.

  • Richard Inglis
    Blogs

    Tech matters

    2018-01-23T11:29:00Z

    Welcome Co-op owner Richard Inglis begins a new blog focusing on how he utilises technology to improve efficiencies.