It was all happening at CRS 2007 - here's a snapshot of some of the show highlights
It may have taken this retailing duo 15 years to make the leap to a second store, but it's one worth the wait.
A postcode can say a lot about you, as Tracy West finds out
Environmental concerns have been hitting the headlines like never before.
Forget basic lines and budget prices, the new breed of c-store - found in London and LA - is going for rich pickings, says Tracy West
A multiple planning to open on your doorstep might be your worst nightmare, yet some retailers have stood firm and survived to tell the tale. Here they reveal their winning tactics to Rich Airey
Leeds Co-op has its sights on a cluster of city centre outlets. Amy Lanning checks out its first venture
The structure of the UK retail industry continued to change during 2005. Stewart Samuel of IGD provides the commentary, turn over the page to see the figures
Simply Food boosts M&S sales
Marks and Spencer has bought 28 Iceland stores to develop its Simply Food format. The expansion will take the chain’s number of food-only stores to 171 outlets.
As consumer tastes become more daring, so the market for exotic fruit and veg has grown.
M&S Simply Food takes to the road at eight BP Connect stores.
United Co-op is making big gains in its fight to improve staff retention.
ose and Helen Pestana have only 760sq ft with which to serve their local community in Essex with all their daily and distress items. Sonia Young visits the couple to see how they manage the business and the space.
BP is to launch the next generation of its Connect c-stores in London and Glasgow next week.
Good quality own-label products are posing a major threat to household brands.
Ex-M&S executive Richard Bennett is the new Spar retail director.
Consumers are calling for fresher and healthier juice options
Marks and Spencer is to trial eight Simply Food outlets at BP Connect forecourt sites.
Eoin McGettigan has left his role as Co-operative Group food retail business chief executive after only three months.
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