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Retail Express
Retail Express, the fortnightly newspaper for busy convenience retailers, delivers bite-sized, straight-to-the-point content, and can be read within 15 minutes. Find us on Twitter @RetailExpress, on 020 7689 0600 or at 11 Angel Gate, London EC1V 2SD.
university students

New university students are an opportunity for loyal customers

Students moving to university offers convenience stores in the area a great opportunity to help them find their feet and win loyal customers. Lee...
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Is your store Fit For the Future? Check out our exclusive six-part series

In an exclusive series running across the next three months, Retail Express is looking at ways you can get your store fit for the...
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Counter attack: how to increase impulse sales

The counter is the most important place to guarantee impulse sales. Lee Graham looks at how to get five categories at your till right. Tobacco...
consumer technology

How to connect with customers using new technology

From self-scan checkouts to online shopping, as retail becomes more high-tech, independent shops need to embrace a new challenge with consumer technology, writes Joseph...
Green Cola

Green Cola launched for healthier shoppers

Retailers can appeal to their healthier shoppers with new Green Cola, which claims to offer "the same Cola taste, without the bad stuff". Green Cola...
premium spirits

Premium spirits sales can soar by 20% in the summer months

Premium spirits sales can soar by 20% in the summer months. Lee Graham finds out three ways you can get your share. Stock interesting brands Shoppers...
own label products

Why you should make the most of own-label products

Lee Graham reveals why you should make the most of own-label products in your store. Why stock own label? Great value is essential for driving loyalty,...
cash & carry roadshow

Have extra stock? PMI announces plain pack switch-out roadshow

Phillip Morris is to undertake a cash & carry roadshow to give retailers the opportunity to swap any non-compliant PMI stock they still have. The...
EU staff

Fifth of small businesses concerned Brexit will result in loss of EU staff

More than one in five small businesses currently have EU staff – and over half of them are worried about how they’re going to...
summer nights in

3 ways to get ready for summer nights in

With the weather warming up, it's time to take advantage of summer opportunities. More and more shoppers are choosing to stay in and entertain...