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With space at a premium in a convenience store, you need to make sure every inch works for you. Shelley Goel benchmarks himself against other stores based on their turnover per square foot – he makes £23 per square foot a week in his.

With space at a premium in a convenience store, you need to make sure every inch works for you. Shelley Goel benchmarks himself against other stores based on their turnover per square foot – he makes £23 per square foot a week in his.
Colbeck tobacco

As an independent retailer of 25 years, I can’t remember a time when the sector has seen so much change. Our tobacco gantry has...
Why the craft beer opportunity for retailers isn't just about what's on the shelves

Key questions for us when considering new suppliers are: what is the potential for growth and how can we stand out? Few sectors can...
David Robertson

Building on nearly 30 years of great service and local goodwill, David Robertson decided to take an ambitious step forward with his store two...

Knowing your shoppers is an essential part of being a great independent retailer, but when you have to cater for anyone that travels up or down one of the longest A-roads in England, you have to stay on top of your game.
Dan Cock

It’s been described as the biggest convenience store opening of 2017 and last week RN was invited to see the newly-rebuilt Premier Whitstone Village...
Noel Hadden

Drive through the right part of rural County Down and one award-winning convenience store will be able to serve you a delicious chef-made roast...
One Stop Franchise

Chris Dillon joins One Stop’s Andrew King and John Miller on a tour of three stand-out One Stop stores in the Midlands. The first stop...
Thomas Ennis Spar

When Dublin retailer Thomas Ennis started out in 2005, he started with a vision to have the best fresh food and drink in the market. Working with...