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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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David Rees Editor Tel: +44 (0)1293 610218 Email: 

Tony Hawkes Commercial Director Tel: +44 (0)1293 610247 Email: 

Latest industry news from Convenience Store (Magazine)


Tesco removes 5p plastic bags in three-store trial

Tesco has removed single use carrier bags from three stores as part of a 10-week trial.


Conviviality Retail announces like-for-like sales rise

Conviviality Retail has announced a 0.5% increase in like-for-like sales in the six months to 30 April 2017.


SGF issues PayPoint advice to retailers

The Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF) has urged members who operate PayPoint to go through a checklist to ensure they are getting the right deal.


Bespoke appeal drives Sugro Retail Club growth

Wholesale group Sugro has reported a strong year of recruitment to its Retail Club


Co-op commits to British and ethical products

The Co-operative Group’s members committed the convenience store giant to a raft of ethical, environmental, social and business initiatives at its annual general meeting in Manchester, last weekend.


McColl's to continue on the expansion trail

McColl’s Retail Group will continue on the expansion trail even after the current integration of 298 stores acquired from the Co-op Group is completed, according to chief executive Jonathan Miller


Socially conscious shoppers ditching 'unethical' brands

Shoppers are becoming more socially conscious and are ditching brands they believe fail to meet their ethical standards and they do not trust brands’ social and environmental claims, a new survey has found.


M&S upgrades Simply Food store opening ambitions

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has upgraded the opening target for its food stores as it concentrates on convenience as part of its “strategic focus”.


Blakemore Wholesale launches new mobile ordering app

Blakemore Wholesale has launched a new mobile ordering app enabling retailers the ease of ordering on the go.


Up to 20% of c-store tobacco stock still branded

Up to 20% of tobacco packs sold in convenience stores were still branded just days before the sell-through period for branded products expired on Saturday (20 May), new research reveals.

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