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Convenience Nation: Capturing new customers

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With competition increasing and the retail sector changing rapidly, convenience stores are expanding their range of products and services.

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Why coffee is good for convenience

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Coffee has become the ultimate convenience category, argues HIM’s Blonnie Walsh

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Can c-stores deliver success?

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It is clear that the delivery operators see value in servicing the convenience retail market and are willing to go head-to-head to capture that space, but HIM’s Giorgio Rigali asks if it is the right move for the independent sector.

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Can c-stores compete in food to go?

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HIM’s Alice Dolling discusses where the convenience channel fits in to the £21bn UK food-to-go market. 

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The World Cup for convenience

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The Rugby World Cup in Japan is now well underway, and there is no doubt that retailers are benefiting, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali

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Thinking clean, green and lean

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Increased consumer awareness of health and sustainability issues has meant c-stores have been forced to adapt their offer, argues HIM’s Shakti Puri.

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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.