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  • Easter Novelties
    Products In Depth

    Build the eggcitement


    Get a head start on the longer Easter opportunity by ensuring your treat products are all ready to go from the beginning of January.

  • C-Store 2018 Combo Covers
    Features and Analysis

    C-Store Champions: Rolling with the punches


    Our C-Store Champions have seen their share of challenges in 2018, but their tenacity and ability to adapt have kept them on track.

  • What's in store
    Features and Analysis

    Future in your hands


    The future political landscape may appear beyond everyone’s control, but c-stores can play a part in defining their fortunes over the coming year and capitalise on demand for convenience. Industry commentators and retailers forecast what’s in store for 2019.

  • CJ Lang

    CJ Lang: A new energy


    CJ Lang looks to the future with new energy as the new management team, led by chief executive Colin McLean, has several new initiatives in the pipeline.

  • Dairy and Cheese
    Products In Depth

    Your c-store cash cows


    By honing in on growing product areas and pack formats across cheese, milk and yogurt, you can ensure you’re milking dairy sales.

  • Confectionery Display Nisa Southend Victoria
    Products In Depth

    Confectionery: Broaden your horizons


    Pricemarked chocolate and candy sharing formats still reign supreme, but retailers ignore the growing number of healthier lines at their peril.

  • Proxy purchasing
    Features and Analysis

    Solving the proxy problem


    Proxy purchasing isn’t always an easy crime for retailers and staff to tackle. C-Store looks at how store owners can prevent, spot and avoid it.

  • Money
    Features and Analysis

    Fine margins


    Operating costs are increasing at an unrelenting pace, leaving retailers with little choice but to boost margins just to stand still. Here C-Store looks at how store owners and their symbol groups are working together to maximise the potential return from every shopping visit.

  • Nisa Southend Victoria

    Nisa Southend Victoria, Essex


    Less than a mile from the seaside, Nisa Southend Victoria has the benefit of both a railway station entrance and a street entrance, and owner Mitul Patel takes full advantage with an offer that appeals to visitors, commuters and locals. 

  • Britvic Christmas Range
    Products In Depth

    Christmas soft drinks: Let's get this party started


    Today’s cocktail-loving consumers are after mixers and adult soft drinks to make sure their festive get-togethers have seasonal sparkle.

  • Baby Care: Parental Guidance
    Products In Depth

    Pre-school kids and babycare: Ease those growing pains


    A tight range of easy-to-navigate baby and toddler essentials and a welcoming atmosphere can be real lifesavers for stressed out, time-poor parents.

  • Belvita Coffee Project

    A plan for better biscuit sales

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    See how Mondelēz International worked in store to update a retailer’s biscuit fixture in line with the latest trends and opportunities.

  • store
    Features and Analysis

    C-Store Champions: Get a clear view on crime


    Our C-Store Champions share their experiences of crime in their stores, its effect on their businesses, and how they are fighting the battle.

  • Go Local Wolviston

    Bay Bashir, Go Local, Middlesbrough


    Bay Bashir’s five Middlesbrough stores are thriving after he recently switched supplier to Parfetts and joined the wholesaler’s Go Local symbol group.

  • Community shop
    Features and Analysis

    Beating hearts


    Created by their people for their people, community-owned shops offer a distinctive and increasingly successful retail proposition capitalising on local engagement.

  • Customer Missions: Snacking
    Products In Depth

    Snack to the future


    Snacking has a sky-high penetration, but retailers need to make space for healthier options and adventurous flavours to stay on trend.

  • Christmas Alcohol
    Products In Depth

    Christmas alcohol: Plenty to celebrate


    Holidays are coming and so is a sparkling opportunity for alcohol. Get it covered with premium spirits, low-alcohol options and lots of fizz.

  • STG UK

    Just three simple steps to cigar sales success

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    Research shows that most smokers are very open to trying to cigars and willing to switch given the right factors, and when you consider the higher profit margins they offer, this presents a clear opportunity for savvy retailers.

  • Ormskirk Co-op
    Features and Analysis

    Halloween gallery


    Retailers and their staff have gone to a whole new level to make sure their stores show off their spooky side this Halloween.

  • Winter warmers
    Features and Analysis

    Winter Warmers


    Retailers in tourist locations have an advantage when it comes to sales and footfall in the summer months, but what happens when the weather turns and the holiday-makers stay at home? C-Store explores how stores in seasonal areas make the best of the winter season and adapt to changing demands.