Consumer organisation Which? is calling on government to introduce a minimum service guarantee that cash will be accessible and accepted as payment for essential goods and services.
Forecourt crime is estimated to cost retailers more than £30m annually, with a 21% increase during the second quarter of 2019, according to the new British Oil Security Syndicate (BOSS) crime report.
A Nisa Local store in Greater Manchester has reopened within hours of suffering an ATM ram raid.
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has launched a briefing for the convenience sector to help retailers consider how their business may be affected in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Scottish c-store retailers are deliberating how they can participate in the country’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), as proposed legislation was laid before parliament last week.
Grocery sales through UK supermarkets and discounters experienced a 2.2% rise in the last four weeks, aided by the late August bank holiday heatwave, according to latest Nielsen Total Till data.
Northern Ireland’s Department of Finance has launched a public consultation in an attempt to make the country’s business rates system “effective and fair”.
Aldi has announced plans to double its store numbers in London as UK and Ireland sales in the year to 31 December 2018 increased by 11% to a record £11.3bn.
The government has announced an investment of £95m to “breathe new life” into 69 high streets across England.
Parfetts has announced record growth in both profit and sales in the year ending June 2019, while attracting retailers to its Go Local symbol group in “record numbers”.