latest features – Page 6

  • Pwllheli
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    Spar Market, Pwllheli, Wales

    2018-10-22T10:17:00Z

    Just over a year ago Conrad Davies embarked on a major revamp of his 3,000sq ft store in Pwllheli in Wales, relaunching it as the first Spar Market store.

  • McColls
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    C-Store Champions: Legends of the Fall

    2018-10-18T11:02:00Z

    With the summer gone and Christmas yet to come, our Champions reveal how they manage to drive footfall during the autumn months.

  • Epos
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    Get smarter with statistics

    2018-10-04T14:28:00Z

    More and more retailers are investing in epos, but the majority are failing to use this smart technology to analyse data and save money.

  • Premium basket
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    Hey big spender

    2018-10-03T11:20:00Z

    As Tesco rolls out its latest bargain basement format, Jack’s, there are other retailers who are setting their sights on a more upmarket future.

  • Simpy Fresh Manchester
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    Simply Fresh Manchester

    2018-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Jas Bhattle’s latest store is part of a new development in Piccadilly Place, Manchester.

  • Display
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    Look and learn

    2018-09-19T15:30:00Z

    Innovative new research has taken a shopper’s eye view to find the most effective displays a retailer can use to create sales in their store.

  • Welcome Co-op Islington
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    Welcome Co-op, Islington, London

    2018-09-19T15:20:00Z

    With a new IT system fully bedded in, Southern Co-op is on the lookout for more independent retailer partners for its store franchise programme. C-Store catches up with Prateek Shukla, one of the recent recruits, at his store in Islington, North London.

  • Budgens of Islington
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    C-store & partners

    2018-09-19T14:40:00Z

    With the food-to-go market booming, partnerships with the likes of Greggs and Subway seem like a sensible move. However, there are retailers electing to go their own way, working with smaller providers to give their store the edge.

  • Millenials
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    Your kind of people

    2018-09-19T00:00:00Z

    Our Champions understand that millennials are the future, making them an essential demographic to capture. Here’s how they do it 

  • Prestbury Village Store
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    Seating arrangements

    2018-09-07T15:58:00Z

    From repeat purchases to supplier sampling events, introducing a countertop and a few chairs can boost business in more ways than one

  • Premier Victoria Dock Hull
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    Premier Victoria Dock, Hull

    2018-09-04T12:16:00Z

    Joe and Kuldeep Kaur Punian opened their latest store in Hull’s Victoria Dock in February, under Premier’s latest store format.

  • Generation V
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    Generation V

    2018-09-04T09:50:00Z

    With the multiples expanding their offer to appeal to those leading a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, the question is should convenience stores follow suit? C-Store explores how retailers can make the most of the meat-free category as it continues to grow in popularity.

  • Champions
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    Be the first call for customers

    2018-08-24T10:56:00Z

    Our C-Store Champions agree that providing a quick and friendly service and finding a USP are vital to fending off the competition.

  • Nisa Deepdale
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    Nisa Deepdale, Norfolk

    2018-08-24T10:39:00Z

    A £180,000 refit of Jamie Keshwara’s Nisa Deepdale store in March 2017 saw sales leap 13% last year. And business continues to soar as summer tourists contribute to a 15% sales increase this year.

  • rural store
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    Country pursuit

    2018-08-22T11:02:00Z

    Small rural stores haven’t had an easy ride as challenges come at them from all sides. However, many are finding the future looks bright thanks to a strategy of investing in a diverse range of services, offering products that create a point of difference, and engaging with their community.

  • phone
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    A smart way of marketing

    2018-08-21T11:22:00Z

    Social media marketing is a vital business tool, but many retailers still struggle to win over shoppers online. Here we highlight top web tricks.

  • apple
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    A 'nanny state' c-store

    2018-08-20T16:24:00Z

    As new figures reveal record highs in childhood obesity and the government questions whether to roll out more red tape around unhealthy products, retailers are questioning whether they are doing enough to promote healthy eating to children.

  • Coop Italia Bicocca Milan
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    Co-op Italia, Bicocca, Milan

    2018-08-13T12:29:00Z

    Interactive technology and cool design are laying a template for the future of retail in Milan’s affluent suburb of Bicocca

  • C-Store Champions
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    Create aisles of smiles

    2018-07-25T12:01:00Z

    Finding and retaining staff can be a tricky and time-consuming business. Our C-Store Champions reveal how they handle the issue.

  • Discounters
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    Beyond price

    2018-07-24T13:03:00Z

    The discounters are becoming a force to be reckoned with, stretching the battleground beyond pounds and pence and changing the face of the UK grocery industry along the way. C-Store looks at their route to success and asks whether independent stores can fight back.