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Is your store Fit For the Future? Check out our exclusive six-part series

In an exclusive series running across the next three months, Retail Express is looking at ways you can get your store fit for the future. We have identified three areas that will help you stand...

Spar retailers welcome Blakemore’s focus on health amid tobacco sales decline

Spar retailers have welcomed Blakemore’s decision to reduce its focus on the declining cigarette market in favour of growing health and food to go trends. Sales director Neil Mercer said cigarettes made up 40% of...
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Hot dogs increase food to go sales by £200

Retailers selling fresh American hot dogs have increased weekly food to go sales by as much as £200. Peter Lamb, of Lamb’s Larder in East Sussex, sells ten a day. He told RN: “We put...
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Wall’s aims to fill ‘gap in the breakfast market’ with Bacon Baguette and Sausage...

Retailers can drive hot breakfast sales with two new products from Wall’s, which is coming to convenience before it launches in supermarkets. Available from August 21, Sausage Muffins and Bacon Baguettes have an RRP of...
Watch and learn from Just Eat

Why you need to watch and learn from Just Eat

The world of takeaway foodservice is in vibrant health and new rules are being written every day by disrupters led by Just Eat. Only Domino's spends more than Just Eat’s £15m on TV advertising, Robin...
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Counter attack: how to increase impulse sales

The counter is the most important place to guarantee impulse sales. Lee Graham looks at how to get five categories at your till right. Tobacco & E-Cigs Traditionally, tobacco commanded a huge presence behind the counter,...
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Simply Fresh retailer Mehmet Guzel is focused on food to go in his third...

How do you meet the demands of affluent rail commuters and a local residents’ association? Create a store focused on quality food to go and fast and effective service, says Mehmet Guzel, who opened...
Robert Kirkwood

How Robert Kirkwood went from novice to expert

Robert Kirkwood was a retail novice less than 18 months ago, but now boasts an average basket spend of £7.02 in a store that is as new to the convenience game as he is. "I  love...
Booker to ‘do a better job’ on nine key categories

Booker to ‘do a better job’ on nine key categories

Booker has pledged to “do a better job” on nine key areas in its convenience retailers’ stores to help increase their profits. Speaking at the NFRN annual conference last week, Steve Fox, Booker managing director...
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Aryzta extends La Carte range with four new Heinz products

Heinz is teaming up with Aryzta Food Solutions to add four new products to its La Carte range. The Heinz cook-in-pack range contains Heinz Beanz Slice with Cheddar Cheese and Heinz Beanz Slice with Pork...