One Stop Leamington

One Stop augmented reality app a hit with Christmas shoppers

2020-01-24T16:40:00+00:00

One Stop is claiming a marketing success with its new augmented reality app during the Christmas period.

The National Lottery Responsible Play button

Camelot rolls out responsible play training programme

2020-01-24T08:15:00+00:00

Camelot has started the next phase of responsible retailer training following its initial rollout last year.

Crime

Latest shop theft figures “vastly underestimate” scale of problem

2020-01-23T14:41:00+00:00

New official figures revealing a 3% drop in police-recorded shop theft “vastly underestimate” the scale of the problem, according to the Association of Convenience Stores.

Offender to rehab

Central England Co-op supports shoplifter rehab scheme in Birmingham

2020-01-23T10:37:00+00:00

Central England Co-op has linked up with West Midlands Police to support a pioneering scheme in Birmingham aimed at helping prolific shoplifters enter rehab and turn their lives around.

Aisle

Retail industry continues to shed jobs as challenges stack up

2020-01-23T09:22:00+00:00

The number of retail workers fell by 1.8% year on year in the last quarter of 2019, as stores continued to struggle against a rising tide of challenges, new figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) show.

Singhs

Singh’s Premier enjoys Sheffield United’s success at Bramall Lane stall

2020-01-22T13:48:00+00:00

Sheffield-based c-store retailer Singh’s Premier is reaping the rewards of Sheffield United’s Premier League success this season, thanks to its new stall at the club’s Bramall Lane stadium.

Opal Fruits

C-stores frustrated by Mars Wrigley UK’s Opal Fruits snub

2020-01-22T13:27:00+00:00

Mars Wrigley UK has announced that Opal Fruits are returning to stores for a limited period - but the iconic fruit chews will only be available in the discounters.

crime

Police appeal following traumatic armed raid on Derbyshire store

2020-01-22T13:06:00+00:00

Derbyshire Police are appealing for witnesses following a traumatic armed raid on a village shop in Overseal earlier this week.

vaping

Vaping-related illness continues to fall in US as official advice updated

2020-01-22T10:36:00+00:00

US officials have updated their advice on e-cig usage as the number of people visiting hospitals due to vaping-related illnesses continues to fall.

VEGAN PRODUCTS COSTCUTTER BROCKLEY

Store owners expect soaring meat-free sales to continue

2020-01-21T11:17:00+00:00

C-store retailers expect the “soaring” sales of meat-free products in January to maintain momentum well into 2020, as shoppers increasingly opt to incorporate vegan products into their everyday diets.

Long Lawford

Heart of England Co-op celebrates most successful trading day in history

2020-01-20T15:53:00+00:00

The Heart of England Co-operative Society chalked up its most successful trading day in history on Christmas Eve as shoppers flocked to their local stores to top up on festive essentials.

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