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Nisa Local opens in Essex at former Best One site

A retail unit in South Ockenden that had laid dormant for more than six months has relaunched as a Nisa Local, stocking a full chilled range including BWS.

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New Spar outlet for EG Group opens in Kildean

Petrol forecourt retailer EG Group has opened a brand new Spar convenience store and forecourt site at the southern end of Kildean Business Park, Stirling

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End of an era for Taylor’s of Tickhill

The owners of family-run grocery store, Taylor’s, in Tickhill have retired and sold their much-loved store.

Nisa store in Levens open for business after a makeover

The store has undergone a refit and had its range enhanced.

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New Spar and Shell forecourt opens creating 38 jobs in Darlington

A brand new Spar convenience store and Shell service station on one of Darlington’s busiest main roads has opened its doors to the public.

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Barbara Clements sells store to Appleby Westward

Barbara Clements has sold her award winning store in Weymouth to Appleby Westward.


Ram Sutheswara opens third Go Local Extra store in Sunderland

Ram worked in partnership with Parfetts to secure the site which was previously a pub.

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Budgens of Holt to be rebuilt after fire

The store which was destroyed after a fire last June is to be rebuilt with an opening date of Winter 2022.

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Derry Hill village store gets new ownership

A convenience store in Wiltshire has returned to Spar for the first time since the 1980s, and the new owner plans to double its size to meet local needs.


AMACOR acquires Nisa Local in Denby Dale

AMACOR Capital Limited has acquired a Nisa Local store in West Yorkshire, making it the 17th store for the group.


Spar’s new concept store hits £60,000 average weekly sales

The new concept store has exceeded expectations in its first quarter of trading.

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Co-op reveals future plans for on the go concept

The Co-op’s head of format development discusses the new on the go concept and its plans for the future.


Inside Convenience Retailer of the Year 2021: Spar Parkfoot, Kent

David Charman’s Spar Parkfoot in Kent has been crowned Convenience Retailer of the Year 2021. We take a look inside his store to see what makes it so special.


Inside Central England Co-op’s new £1.85m store

The Warsop store will trial scan and go technology and is powered by 100% renewable energy.

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Heroes of Lockdown: Alan Kasch, Costcutter Fernhill Heath, Worcestershire

Serving the community comes before everything for Alan Kasch of Costcutter Fernhill Heath in Worcestershire but he insists that the support he gave during lockdown was just returning the favour.

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Singh’s Premier unveils new shopper zone concept

Premier has debuted its new zone concept at Singh’s in Sheffield.

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Aldi opens grab and go convenience store in Australia

Take a photo tour of Aldi’s new Corner Store in North Sydney.

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Co-op invests £2.1m in on-the-go concept store in London

The Co-op unveiled the new coffee concept at its London Baker Street store.


Faraz Iqbal's 1,000sq ft store gets a £30,000+ refit

The Convenience Awards’ Best Small Convenience Store 2020 just got a whole lot better

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Spar Carnon Downs reports 30% sales growth following next generation refit

The store underwent a £400,000 refit to make it a “next generation store for the local community”.

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