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    Final hurdle

    2018-02-06T11:25:00Z

    For retailers supplied by one of the Booker brands, the Tesco-Booker merger cannot come soon enough, writes C-Store’s editor.

  • Pete Cheema
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    Working together

    2018-01-23T15:44:00Z

    Only by working collaboratively can major government policy be made to work, argues Pete.

  • Richard Inglis
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    Tech matters

    2018-01-23T11:29:00Z

    Welcome Co-op owner Richard Inglis begins a new blog focusing on how he utilises technology to improve efficiencies.

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    Don't waste the chance

    2018-01-22T11:28:00Z

    An unusual combination of Theresa May and David Attenborough has put plastic waste firmly on the public agenda, writes C-Store’s editor

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    New year, new starts

    2018-01-10T11:18:00Z

    It’s helpful to know that 32% of men and 42% of women are this year making a new year’s resolution, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

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    Take shop theft seriously

    2018-01-08T12:42:00Z

    The way the police, courts and government treat shop theft is a growing concern for James.

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    A very new, new year

    2018-01-08T09:00:00Z

    With such unprecedented change about to sweep through the independent convenience sector, 2018 will certainly be all about the “new”.

  • Sam Coldbeck
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    Monitoring festivities

    2017-12-22T14:03:00Z

    The final piece in our Christmas jigsaw is to refresh the team on the importance of festive responsible retailing, says Premier retailer Sam.

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    Christmas frenzy

    2017-12-18T16:17:00Z

    This will be Donna’s first Christmas with two stores, and the pressure is building.

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    The art and science of displays

    2017-12-01T13:56:00Z

    For the first time we can help retailers and suppliers challenge the conventional practices around shopper marketing, says HIM’s Blake Gladman.

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    Budget analysis

    2017-11-30T14:53:00Z

    So what did you make of the Budget? Frustration with announcements on minimum pay and tobacco duty, or silver linings on business rates?

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    All systems go

    2017-11-15T12:09:00Z

    Premier retailers Linda and Dennis prepare their store for Christmas and a new Aldi in Edinburgh.

  • Raaj Chandarana
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    Tara's Londis reopens

    2017-11-14T10:37:00Z

    I’m very pleased to say we’ve relaunched our store as Tara’s Londis in High Wycombe, writes Raaj.

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    A future of co-operation

    2017-11-13T15:37:00Z

    The Co-op takeover was a ‘Brexit’ vote for Nisa – deeply polarising and divisive, writes C-Store’s editor.

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    Too many unknowns

    2017-11-03T15:56:00Z

    Until operational concerns are addressed, a deposit return scheme cannot work, says James.

  • Alice Dolling
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    Make the most of Christmas

    2017-11-03T15:52:00Z

    While seasonal events are great at improving the in-store experience if cleverly planned, preparation needs to go beyond in-store experience factors, says Alice Dolling.

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    Time marches on

    2017-11-01T14:46:00Z

    The major changes in the industry that have been anticipated throughout 2017 are finally reaching their end-game.

  • Donna Mullan
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    Multiple challenges

    2017-10-23T13:49:00Z

    Delegating to staff has been one of the hardest aspects of taking on a second store, writes Northern Ireland retailer Donna Mullan

  • Pete Cheema
    Blogs

    Targeting proxy purchases

    2017-10-18T15:53:00Z

    A multi-agency project is helping to reduce proxy purchasing of alcohol in Scotland, Pete reports.

  • Matt Smith
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    Tap into ethical values

    2017-10-04T12:36:00Z

    Consumers are becoming more demanding about information on sourcing, production and values, writes HIM’s Matt Smith.