Food store sales increased by 0.7% in value in March 2019 compared with the previous month, as total retail sales increased by 1.2% in value, according to official new data.
Thousands of grocery deliveries to Co-op shoppers in Milton Keynes are now being made each week using autonomous delivery robots, the company behind the technology has revealed.
Six months after the sale of recreational cannabis was legalised in Canada, illicit products are undercutting legal stores by a “wide margin,” new price data released by Statistics Canada (StatCan) suggests.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is urging retailers in England and Wales to be on their guard against a new food hygiene rating scam which could leave them out of pocket and under pressure.
Just weeks before new Track and Trace laws designed to bring the illicit tobacco trade to heel are introduced, a fresh spate of retailers and individuals have been prosecuted for the crime.
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has partnered with the University of Surrey’s Department of Marketing and Retail Management to offer the first ever diploma in Convenience Retailing.
Almost one year on from the Co-op Group’s takeover of Nisa, store owners are receiving their first trading-related share payments and painting an improving picture of margins and store support, but say that plenty more still needs to be done.
The first One Stop franchisees are deciding on whether to re-sign to the format as the Tesco-owned chain marks the fifth anniversary of its franchise operation.
Award-winning retailer David Charman, owner of Spar Parkfoot in West Malling, Kent, has launched a click & collect service for his in-store butchery in time for Easter.
More than three-quarters (76%) of subpostmasters are earning less per hour than the National Living Wage from working in their post office, according to a National Federation of Subpostmasters (NFSP) poll.