Forecourt

Forecourt service eyes 'No Means of Payment' incidents

Fourecourt Eye is looking to help retailers address growing fuel crimes

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Unreported Crime

Female staff member in critical condition following robbery

08 Nov 2017 | By Gaelle Walker

A female sales assistant has been left in a critical condition following a shocking incident of in-store violence.

Illicit tobacco in car boot

TRA calls for government action on illicit tobacco

19 Oct 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The Tobacco Retailer’s Alliance has called on the government to introduce a limit on the amount of tobacco that can be brought back into the UK after Brexit, as part of a series of recommendations aimed at tackling illicit tobacco.

Slough

JTI removes 30th gantry following illicit tobacco seizures

11 Oct 2017 | By Robin Mannering

JTI has removed its 30th gantry following three seizures of illicit tobacco at a Slough-based store.

Unreported Crime

Police force failing to record thousands of crimes

07 Sep 2017 | By Ieuan Hughes

One of Britain’s largest police forces is failing to record thousands of alleged offences, including those affecting covenience store retailers.

Illicit tobacco in car boot

New Parliamentary Group targets illicit tobacco trade

30 Aug 2017 | By Robin Mannering

A group of MPs and Peers have formed a new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) aimed at tackling the illicit tobacco trade.

underage drinking

Scottish campaign delivers alcohol proxy purchase arrest

01 Aug 2017 | By Andrew Don

A middle-aged man has been apprehended in central Scotland for allegedly making a proxy alcohol purchase

C-store’s satisfied with local policing

Shoplifting incidents up 10% as police numbers fall

20 Jul 2017 | By Robin Mannering

The number of recorded shoplifting incidents increased by 10% in the year to March 2017, new figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal.

One Stop Leamington

Retailer hails police and staff's response to knife threat

12 Jun 2017 | By Andrew Don

Leamington Spa One Stop franchisee Sunder Sandher has hailed Warwickshire Police for its “fantastic” response when staff were allegedly threatened at knifepoint.

alcohol

Incidents of shoplifting up 8%, according to ONS figures

27 Apr 2017 | By Simon Banks

The number of recorded shoplifting incidents in England and Wales has jumped by 8%, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Cash machine

Gang jailed for blowing up ATMs across UK

24 Apr 2017 | By Robin Mannering

Seven men have been handed jail sentences for blowing up ATMs at stores across the UK and stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds.

ID

Thousands of c-store staff abused daily for requesting ID

29 Mar 2017 | By Robin Mannering

New research suggests that almost 6,000 convenience store workers experience verbal or physical abuse on a daily basis as a result of asking customers for ID to purchase age-restricted products.

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Crimestoppers and ACS renew partnership

17 Mar 2017 Updated: 17 Mar 2017 | By Andrew Don

Crimestoppers has renewed its seven-year partnership with the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) in a bid to confront the estimated £232m annual cost of offences to the sector.

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Champs

All systems go

15 Nov 2017 | By Linda Williams

Premier retailers Linda and Dennis prepare their store for Christmas and a new Aldi in Edinburgh.

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