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A fad for the future?

By HIM think tank

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

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Brexit worries for food shoppers

By HIM think tank

HIM’s Giorgio Rigali discusses what shoppers think about the impact of Brexit.

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In search of new flavours

By HIM think tank

UK shoppers want their boundaries to be pushed and to experiment with new flavours, and this appetite has extended into world foods and spices, writes HIM’s Blonnie Walsh.

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Tapping into food to go

By HIM think tank

Food to go has long been considered a growth opportunity for c-store retailers. With the total food-to-go market set to be worth £21.2bn in 2019, the opportunity for growth has certainly not changed, writes HIM’s Chloe Kent.

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Future thinking

By HIM think tank

Zoe Jag-Nathan discusses HIM’s latest future of convenience report.

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Digital ordering

By HIM think tank

It is vital that suppliers embrace and invest in B2B e-commerce and are knowledgeable as to the key guiding principles, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

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Beyond price

By HIM think tank

With multiple players now in the market, it will be very important for discounters to start to differentiate themselves beyond price and value to have that competitive edge, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

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Healthier range, happier shoppers

By HIM think tank

Understanding the core differences between the average shopper and the healthy snacking shopper is essential, writes HIM’s Zoe Jag-Nathan.

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Fuelling growth at the forecourt

By HIM think tank

Shoppers are increasingly turning to forecourts for their weekly top-up needs, writes Giorgio Rigali.

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The healthy snacking offer

By HIM think tank

As many as 27% of shoppers want more healthier options to be available within meal deals so tap into this trend, says Giorgio Rigali.

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Beating the discounter

By HIM think tank

More shoppers are using the discounters to top up, creating a huge challenge for the convenience sector, writes Giorgio Rigali.

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shop-project-2018 Convenience Store’s Shop Project is an annual exercise whereby four stores are given a complete makeover in partnership with some of the UK’s leading suppliers.