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  • Mondelez

    Boosting biscuits

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    Mondelez International has worked with C-Store to re-invigorate the biscuit fixtures in a selection of c-stores.

  • Chilled meals
    Products In Depth

    Chilled is the new cool


    The days when a c-store’s chilled range consisted of only bacon and milk are over as premium ready meals and food to go muscle in

  • Spirits
    Products In Depth

    Toast the high-end tipple


    Spirits sales are spilling over as shoppers choose to splash out and impress their guests with fancy bottle designs and new flavours 

  • Food hygiene
    Features and Analysis

    Sign up to high standards


    All stores will soon have to display their food hygiene ratings for all shoppers to see, so it’s crucial retailers run a five-star operation.

  • Save Local Colchester

    Save Local, Colchester


    For more than four years, Andrea Aston worked on the design and construction of her own store. The new Save Local in Colchester is the result of her ambition.

  • Plastic waste
    Features and Analysis

    Tipping point


    Shocking images of the damage our plastic use has had on the planet have put the issue firmly on the public and government’s radar. C-Store looks at what retailers are doing to reduce its use and why the war on plastic is far from straightforward.

  • World Cup gallery
    Features and Analysis

    World Cup gallery


    Football fever is sweeping the nation and plenty of people are preparing for what is the biggest sporting event in the world, including convenience retailers. The World Cup is the perfect opportunity to get customers excited for a big night in front of the box or a family barbecue while enjoying the footie. 

  • Healthy food
    Features and Analysis

    It’s hip to be healthy


    The hottest story in the aisles of the recent National Convenience Show was the rise of healthy products and their potential for the convenience sector. C-Store speaks to retailers and suppliers about the must-have products appearing on health-conscious shopping lists.

  • ice cream

    The scoop on summer 2018


    Summer can be big business for c-stores, but each year brings surprises. Our C-Store Champions discuss what’s new in their coolbox of tricks.

  • Jet Spar Selby

    CRA 2018: Jet Spar, Selby


    Nick Baker, owner of NJB Services, which operates five Spar forecourts in the North, has carried out a daring £1.3m knock-down and rebuild to turn his 600sq ft basic c-store into a 2,000sq ft futuristic glass-fronted two-storey store.

  • Cider
    Products In Depth

    Get the in-cider story


    Cider remains a success story for c-stores, and a succession of new flavours and fruit combinations is continuing to fuel consumer demand 

  • Hooton's hanging bags
    Products In Depth

    Hanging with the big gums


    Bagged sugar confectionery is still flying, but more sales could be had by adding better-for-you options and dedicating space to kids’ sweets

  • World Cup image
    Products In Depth

    World Cup: A match made in store


    The World Cup only comes around every four years so retailers should take advantage of the opportunity to score extra sales this summer

  • Summer drinks
    Products In Depth

    Summer drinks: Give reasons to celebrate


    The sun has the knack for putting smiles on faces and even more so for c-store retailers who can count on this season to pull in BWS shoppers

  • GDPR
    Features and Analysis

    GDPR: Playing the data game


    In a few days, hard hitting new laws on data protection will come into force. C-Store looks at what the regulations mean to your business.

  • Southern Co-op
    Features and Analysis

    Crime busters


    Cuts in police budgets and a rising tide of retail theft have led to some out-of-the-box thinking on how to tackle business crime. The Southern Co-op’s Gareth Lewis tells C-Store how a joined-up approach is working in Sussex

  • Budgens Moreton in Marsh

    CRA 2018: Warner's Budgens, Moreton-in-Marsh


    The 10,000sq ft Cotswolds-based store earned the title Off Licence Retailer of the Year at the 2018 Convenience Retail Awards.

  • Lifestyle Express Writhlington
    Features and Analysis

    Royal wedding gallery


    C-stores across the UK have been turning their stores into a haven for customers who want to celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Megan Markle.

  • BBQ brioche buns
    Products In Depth

    BBQ: Fire up your char leaders


    BBQ is big business if you plan ahead, go big on flavoured meats, and build a strong, inspirational display. Here’s how to get summer ready

  • Soft Drinks chiller
    Products In Depth

    Soft drinks: A refreshing change?


    The soft drinks levy has meant retailers are having to adapt to a huge number of formulas, flavours and formats in the soft drinks category