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  • Linda Williams
    Opinion

    DRS: Too many unanswered questions

    2019-06-27T13:04:00Z

    Retailers face too many uncertainties over Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme, says Edinburgh-based Premier retailer Linda Williams. 

  • HIM
    Opinion

    Futureproofing convenience

    2019-06-14T08:55:00Z

    It may be cliché, but younger generations are the shopper of tomorrow and have a pivotal role to play in the future of one of the fastest growing sectors in UK food and grocery, says HIM’s Giorgio Rigali.

  • ACS
    Opinion

    Assured advice for all retailers

    2019-06-03T11:14:00Z

    While there’s no doubt that our exit from the European Union is still grabbing most of the headlines, there are plenty of rules and regulation changes to keep retailers occupied on a day-to-day basis, writes ACS chief executive James Lowman.

  • SGF chief executive Pete Cheema
    Opinion

    Staff costs demand attention

    2019-06-03T11:11:00Z

    The stress of working in the convenience sector needs urgent attention, SGF chief executive Pete Cheema argues.

  • FIONA ADDIS MAIN
    Opinion

    Community works

    2019-05-20T14:58:00Z

    The best part of my role at Eurospar Ardglass is without a doubt all of the community work that I run on behalf of the store, writes Sales Assistant of the Year winner Fiona Addis.

  • MIKE DOREY HEADSHOT
    Opinion

    After the event

    2019-05-16T10:57:00Z

    Mike, who owns Eastcombe Village Stores in Gloucestershire, discusses how to keep the wind in your sales in the aftermath of bank holidays and events.

  • Sid Sidhu
    Opinion

    Face up to new solutions

    2019-05-16T10:33:00Z

    Budgens retailer Sid Sidhu is hoping to take the faff out of facing up with a new system that will do it all for him.

  • headshot
    Opinion

    The wrong side of the track

    2019-05-14T11:39:00Z

    The new Track and Trace regime for tobacco is turning out to be painful and difficult for retailers, writes C-Store editor David Rees.

  • HIM
    Opinion

    Brexit worries for food shoppers

    2019-04-26T14:44:00Z

    HIM’s Giorgio Rigali discusses what shoppers think about the impact of Brexit.

  • ACS
    Opinion

    Counting the cost of crime

    2019-04-03T10:29:00Z

    Whenever we talk to retailers about the biggest issues they face on a day-to-day basis, the number one thing that comes up time and again is crime, writes the ACS chief executive.

  • headshot
    Opinion

    A job lot

    2012-03-19T14:25:00Z

    There has been much, and much-deserved, fury in recent weeks about the job creation claims of the multiple retailers, says C-Store’s editor

  • Olympic retailer
    Opinion

    Olympic diaries: Raj Chauhan

    2012-02-29T14:21:00Z

    East London Londis retailer Raj Chauhan is preparing now for smooth night-time deliveries

  • Retailer
    Opinion

    Rav's Road Trip: Vol 2

    2012-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Independent store owner Rav Garcha is touring the country looking for the best in retail

  • Retailer
    Opinion

    Rav's Road Trip

    2012-01-31T00:00:00Z

    Independent Rav Garcha is touring the country in search of inspirational store owners

  • Retailer
    Opinion

    Olympic diaries: Steve Bassett

    2012-01-17T00:00:00Z

    Weymouth Londis retailer Steve Bassett is changing tack to ensure Olympic sales

  • shelves
    Opinion

    What's new in your store?

    2012-01-11T11:46:00Z

    Tell us what changes you’ve made to your store recently

  • Plain packs
    Opinion

    Plain packaging plan is back on the table

    2012-01-06T15:03:00Z

    The Department of Health has finally given the go-ahead to a consultation on plain packaging for tobacco products. Read on to comment.

  • Opinion

    The advent of the Localism Act

    2011-11-25T14:51:00Z

    Government plans to hand decision-making powers to communities across the country are now official

  • Opinion

    James Lowman: ACS in Action

    2011-10-12T00:00:00Z

    Chris Huhne’s pledge to “get tough” on the big six energy firms is major for retailers, says James

  • Opinion

    Olympic diaries: Virinder Pathak

    2011-09-29T00:00:00Z

    Virinder Pathak is a co-owner of the Hampton Court Superstore in Hampton Court, Surrey. The busy store, which boasts an outdoor café area, is right on the Olympic cycling route