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Tag: convenience

mccoll's One Stop

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...
retail mobility solutions

Changing consumer demands, increased competition and the rise of online delivery means independent retailers must invest in retail mobility solutions their stores, according to Mark Thomson, retail director and tech expert at Zebra Technologies. Retail...
Simply Fresh

Premium fascia Simply Fresh is to roll out city centre format stores that split their offer between food- service and convenience retail later this year. Co-founder and managing director Kash Khera announced the move at...
Why the ACS is fighting against bottle deposit scheme

Over recent weeks, there has been a growing interest in each of the administrations of England, Scotland and Wales about deposit return schemes for bottles and cans. For convenience store owners in the UK,...
Amazonfresh

Amazon has launched a drive-through store in the US – the latest move in its assault on the convenience store market. The retail giant is testing AmazonFresh Pickup in two locations in Seattle. Through...
Florette wants to drive salad sales in convenience

Independent convenience retailers are missing out on a £500,000 opportunity by not stocking a credible range of salad. Speaking at the launch of Florette’s new TV campaign, John Armstrong, the brand’s marketing director, said produce...
Jag Aytain

In his search for a better work/life balance, Derbyshire retailer Jag Aytain took on the mission of his life – refitting his ultra modern village store. Here, he tells Charlie Faulkner why his DIY...
Butchers

Many retailers are investing in food counters for their stores but while delis and food to go ranges are increasingly common a small but growing number are introducing a butchers counters to their businesses....
Paul Edwards outside Edwards at Townfield

It’s nine months since Paul opened his enlarged, fresh-focused convenience store. Tapping into the local lunch trade has been key to his success and in part two of our guide to shopper missions, Tom...
Daphne Eddington

By turning adversity into opportunity Daphne Eddington has overcome her village store being flooded five times in 12 years, including during Storm Desmond last year. The revamped store offers greater freezer, fridge and shelf...