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Government urged to introduce minimum service access to cash guarantee

2019-09-18T10:00:00+01:00

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.

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Forecourt crime cost retailers £30m over past year, says BOSS

2019-09-18T09:01:00+01:00

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.

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Nisa store reopens hours after ATM ram-raid

2019-09-18T08:54:00+01:00

A Nisa Local store in Greater Manchester has reopened within hours of suffering an ATM ram raid.

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ACS briefing prepares retailers for no-deal Brexit ‘disruption’

2019-09-18T08:45:00+01:00

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.

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Scottish store owners mull over Deposit Return Scheme proposals

2019-09-18T08:03:00+01:00

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.

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Late August bank holiday heatwave lifts grocery sales, Nielsen reveals

2019-09-17T07:01:00+01:00

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.

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Northern Ireland launches public consultation on business rates

2019-09-16T15:42:00+01:00

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”.

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Aldi to double London store numbers as sales hit record high

2019-09-16T11:03:00+01:00

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.

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Government allocates £95m funding to revive 69 high streets

2019-09-16T10:39:00+01:00

The government has announced an investment of £95m to “breathe new life” into 69 high streets across England.

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Parfetts announces record annual sales and Go Local recruitment

2019-09-16T10:18:00+01:00

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”.

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Police Scotland launch appeal following armed c-store robbery in Ayr

2019-09-16T08:01:00+01:00

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a McColl’s store in Ayrshire.

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