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  • Leeds
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    Londis Woodhouse Street, Leeds

    2018-07-24T12:01:00Z

    Londis Woodhouse Street in Leeds re-opened in March after converting to the symbol group’s latest ‘store of the future’ format. 

  • Battersea General Store
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    Battersea General Store, London

    2018-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Raj Bathia opened the 6,500sq ft Battersea General Store in July 2017. Located within the £9bn regenerated Battersea Power Station, Raj has described it as “your global local store”.

  • Crime
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    For your own protection

    2018-07-11T15:20:00Z

    Robbery is one of the most extreme experiences faced by retailers. C-Store explores how store owners can prepare for the worst.

  • POS
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    The price is right

    2018-07-11T12:00:00Z

    All eyes are on Scotland as the first UK nation to have adopted Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol. The jury was out ahead of its introduction in May. Now, several months on, the verdict from retailers is in: it’s been good for business.

  • C-Store champions
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    The deal on meal deals

    2018-06-29T00:00:00Z

    C-stores are expected to offer competitive meal deals, but tight margins make this a challenge. Our C-Store Champions reveal their tactics.

  • Southampton
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    CRA 2018: Welcome Co-op, Liberty Quays, Southampton

    2018-06-28T10:35:00Z

    Welcome Co-op franchisee Richard Inglis won the Best Use of Technology Award at CRA 2018. The award applied to his Liberty Quays store in Southampton, but he uses the same approach across his three stores in the city. 

  • Mobile
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    Remote control

    2018-06-26T12:32:00Z

    Thanks to an increasing number of new technologies, you no longer need to be in-store to run a successful business. Retailers talk about how they use remote retailing to their advantage.

  • Mondelez
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    Tutorial: Raising the bar in biscuits

    2018-06-18T15:29:00Z

    As part of C-Store’s Shop Project, Mondelez International visited five stores with a plan to build biscuit sales and create new opportunities.

  • Mondelez
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    Boosting biscuits

    2018-06-18T09:55:00Z This content is provided by

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

  • Food hygiene
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    Sign up to high standards

    2018-06-14T14:30:00Z

    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
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    Save Local, Colchester

    2018-06-12T11:58:00Z

    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
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    Tipping point

    2018-06-12T11:28:00Z

    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
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    World Cup gallery

    2018-06-06T10:55:00Z

    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
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    It’s hip to be healthy

    2018-05-31T14:46:00Z

    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
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    The scoop on summer 2018

    2018-05-31T10:43:00Z

    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
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    CRA 2018: Jet Spar, Selby

    2018-05-31T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • GDPR
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    GDPR: Playing the data game

    2018-05-15T12:27:00Z

    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
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    Crime busters

    2018-05-15T12:12:00Z

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

    2018-05-15T00:00:00Z

    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
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    Royal wedding gallery

    2018-05-14T15:01:00Z

    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.