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Northern Ireland Nisa store introduces Vegware packaging

A Nisa Extra store in Northern Ireland has introduced 100% recyclable Vegware packaging for its own brand fresh food and meal solutions.


Leeds University opens new Co-op franchise store

Leeds University Union (LUU) has opened its new Co-op franchise store, the first of its kind on a university campus.


Man jailed following violent armed robbery in Aberdeen store

A man has been jailed for six years following a violent armed robbery at a Nisa Local store in Aberdeen.


Scottish government publishes analysis of DRS consultation

The Scottish government has published an analysis of its consultation into a Deposit Return Scheme for Scotland, with calls for convenience stores to be exempt prominent among retailers’ responses.


Spar retailer first to stock Ridiculously Rich cake unit

Conrad Davies’ Spar Market store in Pwllheli, Wales, has become the first retail outlet in the country to launch the new Ridiculously Rich self serve units from The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer.


MPs call on government to urgently assess high street taxes

A group of MPs has called on the government to “level the playing field” for high street retailers by cutting business rates and raising taxes on online retailers.


Major retailers back new food waste innovation

Five of the UK’s largest grocery retailers have given the green light to a new ‘chill to freeze’ innovation designed to reduce food waste and get quality surplus produce into the hands of low-income shoppers who need it most.


Sainsbury's and Asda merger thrown into doubt

The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda is in jeopardy after phase two of the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation provisionally found “extensive competition concerns.”


Police investigate 90-second ATM ram raid in open store

West Midlands Police are investigating an armed ATM ram raid at a convenience store in Birmingham.


Dominic Taylor steps down as PayPoint chief executive

Dominic Taylor is stepping down from his role as chief executive of PayPoint and director of the board.

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