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

Latest industry news from Convenience Store (Magazine)


C-stores will face food consumption 'transformation'

Convenience stores could have their work cut out for them if predictions by futurologists commissioned by global retail giant Amazon come to pass.


PayPoint on target with roll out of new terminals

PayPoint says it is on target to reach its goal of 8,000 installations of its new PayPoint One terminals by the end of its financial year.


Nisa-supplied 'global local' store opens in Battersea Power Station

The owner of a new convenience store-meets-speciality food retailer in the £9bn regenerated Battersea Power Station is performing logistical gymnastics in keeping the store stocked with locally-produced premium products and those from around the world.


Independents surpass multiples in June sales growth

The rise of independents, as typified by the convenience sector, has continued undaunted despite the Lidl and Aldi phenomenon, and buoyed by the June heatwave when ice-cream sales soared.


P&H pledges to improve service levels

Palmer & Harvey has assured retailers that service levels will improve after store owners complained of “appalling availability” over the summer.


McColl's announces first half like-for-like sales growth

McColl’s has announced positive first half results, with like-for-like sales up 0.2% and recently acquired stores from the Co-op Group performing particularly well.


Sweet products shrink while prices stay the same

Products within the sugar, jam, syrups, chocolate and confectionery categories have been hit by the “shrinkflation” trend over the last five years.


Heineken enhances Star Retailer support programme

Heineken has enhanced its retailer-support website to mark the fifth anniversary of the launch of its Star Retailer programme


Number of plastic bags issued by retailers plummets

The number of plastic bags issued by large retailers in England dropped by 83% in the 12 months to 6 April 2017 compared with the year before the 5p charge was enforced.


GroceryAid helps record number of people

A record amount of people turned to GroceryAid for assistance in the 12 months ending 31 March 2017, the industry charity has announced.

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