The ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has pledged to work with the new Government to help implement its agenda for change on the day the prime minister and deputy prime minister published the Coalition Agreement setting out their policy
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The comment column is for retail professionals to have their say. Whether responding to published opinion, reacting to or challenging reports or commenting on retail trends and predictions this is where you can gauge sentiment on all sorts of retail focussed topics.
ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has criticised Labour’s manifesto pledge to increase the national minimum wage by at least the level of increase in average earnings. ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “In an uncertain economic climate, with pay
The Chancellor’s decision to raise tobacco taxation in the UK for the second time this year will benefit illicit trade, according to the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA). Christopher Ogden, chief executive of the TMA, said: “On the 1 January 2010 the
Marketers should adopt a stealth approach when promoting healthier formulations, according to Datamonitor. Responding to calls from manufacturers and health experts for food firms to take greater responsibility for creating healthier offerings at a recent Australian FoodLegal Symposium, Katrina Diamonon,
ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has welcomed the commitment in the Conservative Planning Green Paper to reinstate the ‘need test’ and tighten up restrictions on harmful out-of-town retail development. The abolition of the ‘need test’ by the Government in