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Local Shop Summit

Shopper insight. Fresh ideas. Bigger profits.

The Local Shop Summit takes place on October 4 2017 at The Oval, London.

The Summit gives retailers the opportunity to share ideas and network with other retailer influencers, build profitable relationships with leading suppliers and take new ideas back to their businesses.



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Disrupting the traditional convenience model

What disruptive new models and missions should you invest in and how can you integrate them into your offer profitably?

In association with JTI

Maximising the fresh opportunity

What’s shaping shopper demand for fresh and how do you improve your offer or get started to increase basket spend?

In association with Booker Wholesale

Catering for health-conscious shoppers

How will the health revolution impact shopper missions and drive sales opportunities in ‘free-from’ and low calorie products?

In association with Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Increasing core range profitability

Consumer trends are shaping ‘traditional’ categories so how do ensure you have the right range to meet shopper needs?

In association with Mars Wrigley

Winning big in tobacco and e-cigs

Life after plain packaging; how do you invest for success and use emerging products to become a destination?

In association with JTI


Boosting sales through relationships and data

How do you use tech to drive shopper footfall and create new revenue streams using loyalty and data?

In association with logo


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Gallery 2016

Local Shop Summit 2016 in pictures

See how retailer influencers and leading suppliers benefitted from the recent Local Shop Summit.


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Video 2016

Local Shop Summit 2016 video

The Summit gave leading retailers the chance to share ideas and network with other innovative entrepreneurs, top convenience experts and industry-leading suppliers. Watch the video to see how the day unfolded.


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LSS Live 2016

Live blog from the 2016 edition

A team of journalists hosting panel discussions and driving this blog right the way through the day, led by Tricia Scott, Chloe Taylor and Fatima Valero.

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Local Shop Summit, The Oval, 4th October 2017

The Oval is the home of Surrey County Cricket Club and is one of the oldest and most historic stadiums in the world. Situated in the beating heart of London it is located within easy walking distance of Oval and Vauxhall Underground stations. Each room is flooded with natural daylight and boasts outstanding views of the famous Oval wicket.


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Register your interest for next year's Local Shop Summit: please complete the online form.