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Tag: convenience

Sainsbury's 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

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 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:...

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 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...