latest features – Page 8

  • 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.

  • Refit
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    Refit and recharge sales

    2018-05-02T14:14:00Z

    Store refits may mean some – or a lot of – upheaval and are a major investment, but our C-Store Champions agree that they are worth it

  • Mullaghmore
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    CRA 2018: McBride's Spar, Mullaghmore, Omagh

    2018-05-02T11:59:00Z

    McBride’s Spar Mullaghmore in the town of Omagh, Northern Ireland, has benefited from a £400,000 refit to improve the presentation of product and the shopper experience.

  • NCS 2018
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    Review: National Convenience Show 2018

    2018-05-02T11:27:00Z

    From the captivating Retailer Hub, to the latest products and trends driving the market, this year’s NCS had it all.

  • Surrey Uni
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    CRA 2018: Simply Fresh, Surrey University

    2018-04-23T15:25:00Z

    Simply Fresh Surrey University is scoring top marks with its student customer base and claimed the Innovation Award at the 2018 Convenience Retail Awards - and a final spot in the Food to go Retailer of the Year category.

  • Classic Service Station
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    CRA 2018: Classic Service Station, Omagh

    2018-04-20T15:18:00Z

    Classic Service Station in Omagh, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, was doubly honoured at the Convenience Retail Awards 2018 with awards for Food to Go Retailer of the Year (large store) and Best Communication to Shoppers.

  • Hootons Best-one
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    CRA 2018: Hooton's Newsagent (Best-one), Golborne

    2018-04-19T09:27:00Z

    Hooton’s Newsagent’s in-store Sandwich Bar is the focus of an impressive food-to-go offer that propelled the store to the Convenience Retail Awards night, where it clinched the Food to Go Retailer of the Year Award (Small Store). Gareth Hooton shows C-Store around.

  • Mullans Spar
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    CRA 2018: Mullan's Spar, Armagh

    2018-04-18T15:08:00Z

    Stephen and Donna Mullan, of Mullan’s Spar in Armagh, picked up two more awards to add to their growing collection at the Convenience Retail Awards 2018.

  • Health foods
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    How to turn a healthy profit

    2018-04-18T10:50:00Z

    Our c-store champions are working hard to cater to shoppers who want healthy food and drink. Here are their top tips.

  • Premier Eldred Drive Stores
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    CRA 2018: Premier Eldred Drive Stores, Kent

    2018-04-18T10:11:00Z

    Manager Anita Nye and her team at Premier Eldred Drive Stores in Kent go beyond the letter of the law to ensure they trade responsibly and foster good relations - which is why the store clinched the 2018 CRA Responsible Retailing award.

  • Thornton's Budgens
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    Happy staff, happy store

    2018-04-18T00:00:00Z

    Looking after your employees’ wellbeing can have a hugely positive impact, not just on the individual, but on the business as a whole.

  • Soft drinks category
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    Soft drinks industry levy comes into force today

    2018-04-06T09:50:00Z

    The soft drinks levy comes into force today (6 April), with a number of industry-leading brands having been reformulated to coincide with the tax.

  • Best-one Wanstead
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    CRA Best Small Store: Best-one Wanstead

    2018-04-03T11:12:00Z

    Kay Patel’s attention to detail and ability to adapt in a fast-changing industry has paid off, with his Best-one store winning the Best Small Store category.

  • Spar Roe Lane
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    CRA Best Multiple Store: Spar Roe Lane, Southport

    2018-04-03T10:10:00Z

    This year’s Best Multiple or Franchise Store is the 2,000sq ft forecourt Spar Roe Lane, owned by James Hall company division G&E Murgatroyd.

  • Soft drinks levy
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    Soft drinks levy: Sweet talking

    2018-04-03T00:00:00Z

    Retailers are being urged to take a long hard look at their soft drinks aisle as the Soft Drinks Industry Levy comes into force. C-Store examines the impact it has already had on the big brands and its likely impact on your sales.

  • Costcutter Brunel
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    A better in-store experience

    2018-03-28T11:41:00Z

    Five vital factors that will improve sales and loyalty are within your control as retailers. It’s time to take a closer look at what customers see.

  • Welcome Co-op
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    Consolidation: The growth for small stores

    2018-03-27T17:02:00Z

    Consolidation in the industry is likely to have profound and transformational consequences, but small stores may be the better for it.

  • food to go
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    Footfall: Make a mark with quality

    2018-03-27T17:01:00Z

    Fresh, local and high-quality food and food to go are becoming the key footfall drivers for c-stores, requiring innovation and investment.