Latest Posts – Page 6

  • Sam Coldbeck
    Blogs

    Come together

    2017-06-14T12:27:00Z

    Retailers, suppliers and Trading Standards all need to work together to beat the illicit trade, writes Premier retailer Samantha Coldbeck.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    Make easy shopping a priority

    2017-06-12T13:52:00Z

    For the first time ever, ease of shop has been voted of priority importance by shoppers, writes Laura Solomon.

  • Steve Barnes
    Blogs

    Don't buy our campaign

    2017-06-09T14:56:00Z

    GroceryAid chief executive Steve Barnes discusses the charity’s new campaign.

  • Champs
    Blogs

    Decision time

    2017-05-26T17:14:00Z

    Faced with no party that they can fully endorse, Dennis and Linda Williams have decided they will be voting for their sitting MP on 8 June.

  • village stories
    Blogs

    Up and running

    2017-05-22T13:16:00Z

    Dan’s revamped store in Holsworthy is now also the village pub and the village coffee shop.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Election priorities

    2017-05-16T10:24:00Z

    As the general election approaches, the ACS is lobbying parties hard over the key retail issues.

  • HIM
    Blogs

    The healthy eating trend

    2017-05-02T15:51:00Z

    Retailers are beginning to understand the importance in stocking more healthy products in their store, says HIM’s Chloe Kent.

  • Columnist
    Blogs

    Cautiously optimistic - again

    2017-05-02T14:35:00Z

    Budgens retailer David Knight takes the long view on the proposed Tesco-Booker merger.

  • Donna Mullan
    Blogs

    Onwards and upwards!

    2017-04-20T11:43:00Z

    Donna Mullan, co-owner of Mullan’s Spar in Armagh, describes the impact of winning CRA 2017.

  • Dan Cock
    Blogs

    Ready to go

    2017-04-18T17:05:00Z

    After six months, Dan’s refitted and enlarged store is ready to open.

  • Alice Dolling
    Blogs

    Trust leads to loyalty

    2017-04-05T17:13:00Z

    Almost two-thirds of shoppers in c-stores agree that trust in a retailer brand is very important, says HIM’s Alice Dolling.

  • Pete Cheema
    Blogs

    Down to The Wire

    2017-04-05T10:37:00Z

    The ‘war of attrition’ over a deposit return scheme in Scotland is akin to The Wire, says Pete Cheema.

  • ACS
    Blogs

    Mixed rates

    2017-03-21T14:47:00Z

    It’s been a mixed bag on business rates, despite positive measures in the Budget, says James Lowman.

  • Louise Howarth
    Blogs

    Tobacco challenges

    2017-03-10T11:30:00Z

    Take care amid incoming legislation and declining usage, writes HIM’s Louise McWhirter.

  • Steve Barnes
    Blogs

    Support for our own

    2017-03-07T11:41:00Z

    Steve Barnes, chief executive of GroceryAid, highlights the importance of the industry charity.

  • Sam Coldbeck
    Blogs

    Teaching the mults

    2017-02-21T15:00:00Z

    The multiples can learn a lot from independents about responsible retailing, Sam argues.

  • Raaj Chandarana
    Blogs

    Full speed ahead

    2017-02-21T12:08:00Z

    It’s all go for Raaj Chandarana, who has made an important breakthrough in extending his Tara’s News store in High Wycombe.

  • headshot
    Blogs

    Exchange rates

    2017-02-21T11:20:00Z

    There’s only so much that tinkering with business rates can achieve, says editor David Rees.

  • Gary Shaw
    Blogs

    Get the basics right

    2017-02-10T15:23:00Z

    In terms of what shoppers are looking for from their c-store, it is very much a case of getting the basics right, says Gary Shaw.

  • CRA Awards
    Blogs

    Building blocks

    2017-02-10T15:07:00Z

    Last year’s CRA winner reflects on plans for the year ahead following an unpredictable 2016.