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Making it easy for shoppers to choose a healthier option over a not-so-healthy one is paramount, writes HIM’s Heidi Lanschuetzer.
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.
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.
Mission-led merchandising can be key to driving higher basket size and spend, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.
HIM data shows that those aged 65 years and older make up almost a quarter (23%) of total c-store shoppers, writes Heidi Lanschuetzer.
It’s helpful to know that 32% of men and 42% of women are this year making a new year’s resolution, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.
For the first time we can help retailers and suppliers challenge the conventional practices around shopper marketing, says HIM’s Blake Gladman.
While seasonal events are great at improving the in-store experience if cleverly planned, preparation needs to go beyond in-store experience factors, says Alice Dolling.
Consumers are becoming more demanding about information on sourcing, production and values, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.
This October there are big changes coming into force around Assured Advice, says James.
Data suggests that the percentage of alcohol drinkers within the convenience base is declining, so retailers need to figure out solutions to offset the decline, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.
Look after Generations Y and Z as they will ultimately look after you, says HIM’s Blake Gladman.
As many as seven out of 10 of parents with school-age children say that they make a conscious decision to ensure their children eat healthily at school lunch time, writes Louise McWhirter.
One way to differentiate yourself is by providing fantastic customer service and a great in-store experience, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.
For the first time ever, ease of shop has been voted of priority importance by shoppers, writes Laura Solomon.
Retailers are beginning to understand the importance in stocking more healthy products in their store, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.
Almost two-thirds of shoppers in c-stores agree that trust in a retailer brand is very important, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.
Take care amid incoming legislation and declining usage, writes HIM’s Louise McWhirter.
In terms of what shoppers are looking for from their c-store, it is very much a case of getting the basics right, says Gary Shaw.
C-stores should cater for the rapidly increasing number of shoppers that consider themselves to have food intolerances, says HIM’s Ruth Cousins.
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