Shakti Puri

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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Combating obesity in the UK

By HIM

Amid accusations of a nanny state, government proposals for combating obesity are a matter of strong debate, writes HIM’s Katie Prowse.

Alice Dolling

The core range balance

By HIM

Managing the delicate balance between core range and specialist products is a crucial one for c-stores to get right, argues HIM’s Alice Dolling.

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Futureproofing convenience

By HIM

It may be cliché, but younger generations are the shopper of tomorrow and have a pivotal role to play in the future of one of the fastest growing sectors in UK food and grocery, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.

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A fad for the future?

By HIM

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

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

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In search of new flavours

By HIM

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

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

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

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Digital ordering

By HIM

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.

Alice Dolling

Beyond price

By HIM

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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