The Co-op has announced a £16m programme of food store openings and refits in Wales this year.
A market town co-operative food store has linked with local businesses in a bid to encourage residents to shop locally and support the community.
UK consumers’ confidence in their disposable income has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years, new research reveals.
Seven men have been handed jail sentences for blowing up ATMs at stores across the UK and stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds.
Starbucks sites in the UK are now dominated by franchised or licensed outlets, which soared in number by more than 100 in the year ending 2 October 2016, amid the closure or sale of dozens of company-owned sites.
Central Convenience Stores has acquired its 116th store after snapping up a forecourt site in North Devon.
Scotmid Co-operative has reported a 1.4% rise in annual turnover although trading profit dropped by 7% on the back of increases in the National Living Wage.
The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) has reiterated the criminal implications of retailers buying alcohol from rogue traders after HMRC rejected more than 1,300 applicants for the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS).
Unbranded chocolate bars that warn “chocolate may kill you” and cans of fizzy drinks with health warning triangles on them: this could be where convenience retailing is heading because of the “nanny state”, a libertarian group and consumer activism body have warned.
Ethically-motivated shopping is an increasingly important growth market that is expected to become a major retailing trend in the near future, a new report from global real estate advisor Colliers International claims.
Convenience store operators have highlighted key issues they want the new government to resolve after the General Election on 8 June.
The Association of Convenience Stores has urged political parties not to use the minimum wage as a bargaining tool ahead of the surprise General Election on 8 June.
Convenience store retailers are reporting a successful weekend of Easter trading, with sales of chocolate eggs particularly buoyant.
Leading c-store retailers are singing the praises of digital media screens, ahead of a national roll-out by one of the main providers.
Innovative Bites, the importer and wholesaler of American grocery and confectionery products, has announced the acquisition of Hancocks, the UK’s leading supplier of wholesale sweets.
Did Easter sales match expectations?