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Convenience Store (Magazine)

The market-leading fortnightly magazine for retailers in the convenience store industry - whether independent, affiliated to a symbol group or part of a chain. Convenience Store covers industry and business news, as well as retailer profiles and in-depth features on the 35-plus product categories sold through convenience stores.

  • Latest news, stimulating features, peer group advice and product ideas
  • Dear Jac - highly-rated retail advice and self-help column
  • Unique tours of successful, innovative and award-winning stores
  • C-Store Champions panel of leading retailers

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Latest industry news from Convenience Store (Magazine)


The Co-operative to use Fairtrade cocoa in all products

The Co-operative is the first UK retailer to commit to using only Fairtrade cocoa in all of its products, from the chocolate sprinkles on its doughnuts to the chocolate chips in its cookies.


Euro Garages buys final four High Noon Stores forecourts

Euro Garages has acquired the final four forecourt stores of collapsed Spar chain High Noon Stores for an undisclosed sum, following the purchase of four of its other sites in January.


Midcounties Co-op opens first Chozen Noodle outlet

The Midcounties Co-operative is looking to roll out Chozen Noodle, its Asian-inspired new fast-casual dining and food-to-go franchise, to other convenience stores in the group.


Eat 17 to supply butcher's range to London Spar store

Expanding Spar c-store group Eat 17 has dipped its toe into the wholesale meat market with the signing of a south-east London retailer as its first customer.


Business rates: Mayor of London piles pressure on government

The mayor of London has waded into the row on business rates with a warning that thousands of the capital’s small firms could be forced to shut.


Coalition of industry and authorities target theft on UK forecourts

Convenience stores are targeting fuel theft on the UK’s forecourts in a joint assault with the Home Office, police and the wider fuel industry.


ACS urges government to extend digital tax timeframes

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the government to extend timeframes for transferring business tax accounting onto digital platforms, ahead of its Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposal.


Asda posts Q4 sales loss but rate of decline slows

Asda has announced a 2.9% decline in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter, although the figures mark an improvement on previous quarters.


Under Age Sales launches Scottish qualification

Under Age Sales has launched a new qualification in Preventing Under Age Sales in Scotland….


Spending confidence hits new high despite Brexit anxiety

The UK economy has been named as the nation’s biggest concern in a latest Nielsen survey, despite British consumer spending confidence at its highest level on record.

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