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Sewell On The Go completes purchase of all previously rented sites


East Yorkshire forecourt retailer Sewell On The Go has invested £10 million in buying outright six sites it was previously renting from Rix Petroleum.

Operators need to be prepared for the impact of a terrorist attack

Store owners unimpressed by PM’s pledge to recruit extra police officers


Convenience store owners are sceptical that Boris Johnson’s plans to recruit 20,000 more police officers will have much of an impact on the retail sector.

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Man jailed following gun-wielding armed robbery in Kent


A man has been jailed for three years after threatening a store worker with a gun during an attempted armed robbery at a convenience store in Kent.

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Co-op On the Go, America Square, London

The Co-op Group is trialling a new On the Go format in London, as it increasingly competes with food to go outlets in urban areas.

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The modern convenience store

Shopper trends are evolving as fast as ever, meaning retailers and symbol groups are having to revisit their whole offer to remain relevant and sustainable. Here we look at some of the latest versions of a modern c-store.

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A gagging order

Moni White, who runs St Erth Post Office in Hayle, Cornwall, had her business on the market with RTA Business Consultants for four or five years.


Students special: Costcutter Brunel University, London

Costcutter Brunel University is making the most of seasonal trends and peaks in student numbers, under the capable hands of store manager Arnaud Leudjou.

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Stretford Foodhall, Manchester

Stretford Foodhall is the latest venture from Mital Morar, who is enjoying huge success with Ancoats General Store in Manchester city centre. 

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