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John Green

John Green’s fresh investment gets 50% turnover boost

Last year, John Green seized the opportunity to add a full convenience offer in the store he has run for 43 years. Nine months on, chilled alcohol, fresh produce and some eye-catching novelty offers...
Tywardreath Village Shop

Retailer’s app development leads to store’s online success

An online shopping tool has cost a Cornish store almost nothing to develop and is already generating sales of £100 a day. Josh Taylor, co-partner of the Tywardreath Village Shop, developed both an app and...
cash and carry

Experts predict cash and carries will open to public

Cash and carries opening their doors to members of the public will be the future, retailers and industry experts have told RN. However, retailers said they would not see the move as a threat to...
Morrisons, McColl's, Nisa

Morrisons supply deal ‘disappointing’ to Nisa

Morrisons is to make a further push into the convenience market after agreeing a supply deal to McColl’s in a move that may spell trouble for Nisa. The winning tender will see the supermarket supply 1,300...
Ian Handley

Ian Handley knows he can’t rest on his laurels, particularly during these tough times

Maintaining the loyalty of his customers has been paramount to Ian Handley’s success. However, with new financial challenges, it hasn’t been easy in recent times. Joe Cooper hears about the hard work he’s been...
Sainsbury's Nisa

Sainsbury’s makes merger model progress with Nisa

Sainsbury’s is likely to propose a deal to Nisa members, according to industry sources who told Retail Express that “strong progress” is being made. Three options for how Nisa’s retailers would operate post-merger were...
healthy teas

Opportuni-tea knocks for retailers with healthy teas

Retailers could be missing out on a sales opportunity if they fail to stock a range of healthy teas – an area which has “responded well” to the health trend, according to Nielsen data...
Nisa mccoll's co-op

McColl’s looking to acquire up to 50 stores a year

McColl’s wants to acquire up to 50 stores a year as well as refreshing its existing convenience estate, the company’s chief executive Jonathan Miller says. Speaking at the IGD Convenience Retailing Summit, Mr Miller said:...

How to get your spirits display right

Just as the ‘craft’ trend has revolutionised the beer market, the growing popularity of premium spirits is leading many retailers to seriously re-think their ranges. This week RN speaks to retailers about taking advantage “It’s...
McColl's

McColl’s sets sights on One Stop on the back of Booker-Tesco deal

McColl’s has announced it is eyeing up buying One Stop stores in the wake of the Booker-Tesco merger. Speaking at an event with IGD earlier this week, McColl’s chief executive Jonathan Miller said the business...