All Blogs articles – Page 9

  • Cameron Thorp
    Blogs

    Leaflets still have a role to play

    2016-12-02T15:10:00Z

    Despite all of the technology at their fingertips, surprisingly it’s younger shoppers who respond most positively to leaflets.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    In the bank?

    2016-11-16T10:31:00Z

    James wants to hear from you about your experiences of dealing with the banks.

  • Raaj Chandarana
    Blogs

    New fascia chosen

    2016-11-16T10:25:00Z

    Raaj has opted for a new symbol group ahead of his store expansion.

  • Ruth Cousins
    Blogs

    The magic of Christmas planning

    2016-11-04T15:45:00Z

    Here’s some quick wins to ensure you’re making the most out of the festive footfall driving occasion.

  • Pete Cheema
    Blogs

    Political progress

    2016-11-04T15:40:00Z

    SGF chief executive Pete Cheema hails a new Cross-Party Group on independent convenience stores.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Revaluing business rates

    2016-10-20T16:35:00Z

    There are winners and losers in the business rates revaluation, but James is fighting for reform.

  • village stories
    Blogs

    Store vision

    2016-10-20T14:53:00Z

    What we are doing at Premier Whitstone is simply reacting to the way people eat and live their lives today.

  • Belle Nairac
    Blogs

    Ready, steady, food to go

    2016-10-07T10:29:00Z

    With the food-to-go market set to increase by an average of 4.4% over the next three years, this is the time for retailers to cement their offering to their shoppers.

  • CRA Awards
    Blogs

    Winning success

    2016-10-06T16:09:00Z

    Convenience Retailer of the Year Scott Graham reveals the difference winning has made to his Aberdeenshire-based business.

  • Raaj Chandarana
    Blogs

    Getting the basics right

    2016-09-28T11:50:00Z

    Rome may not have been built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour, says retailer Raaj Chandarana.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    The fall in staff numbers

    2016-09-22T12:05:00Z

    Rising wage costs are resulting in falling staff numbers, says James Lowman.

  • Ruth Cousins
    Blogs

    The value of trust

    2016-09-08T11:59:00Z

    Trust can be gained in a number of ways and, once achieved, you’ll find loyal customers coming back time and again.

  • village stories
    Blogs

    All systems go

    2016-08-30T16:34:00Z

    Dan has been granted formal permission to extend his business.

  • Champs
    Blogs

    Roll on September

    2016-08-10T10:46:00Z

    The back-to-school period can’t come soon enough for Premier store retailer Linda Williams in Edinburgh.

  • Alice Dolling
    Blogs

    Trust is the key for success in fresh

    2016-08-09T15:03:00Z

    When it comes to fresh food, gaining a shopper’s trust is essential to secure their custom, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

  • Raaj Chandarana
    Blogs

    On a mission

    2016-07-28T16:31:00Z

    New blogger Raaj Chandarana is embarking on an extension at his Tara’s News (Premier) store in High Wycombe.

  • Karen And Richard Dance
    Blogs

    Training days

    2016-07-15T12:24:00Z

    Getting staff to buy in to compliance training is something Karen and Richard Dance take extremely seriously at their Co-operative franchise Welcome stores.

  • village stories
    Blogs

    The start of a new journey

    2016-06-29T16:21:00Z

    New columnist Dan Cocks will be future-proofing his store in north Cornwall over the next few months.

  • Ruth Cousins
    Blogs

    A quick smile goes a long way

    2016-06-14T11:06:00Z

    Customer and store owner/staff relationships have always been at the very heart of what makes the convenience industry unique and special, says HIM’s Ruth Cousins.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Speak out on wage concerns

    2016-06-06T10:41:00Z

    Don’t be tight-lipped about your National Living Wage worries, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.