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Read what’s happening in the convenience & independent retail space. Who are the latest innovators & winners in this marginalised retail sector?
The UK’s local shops are fighting back against the torrent of crimes committed against them by investing a record £246m in crime prevention measures over the last year.
CS has set out its recommendations to the Chancellor ahead of the Spring Statement later this month, calling on the Government to support local shops with rising costs and the looming reintroduction of business rates bills.
Spar, the leading symbol group in the UK, has announced market leading sales for the four weeks to 2 January 2022. Year-on-year (YOY) sales grew by +2.3% whilst year-on-year-on-year (YOYOY) sales grew at +13.2% well ahead of the symbol group market as a whole.
ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of Challenge25 among consumers and support colleagues in local shops selling age restricted products.
Tesco has today (Tuesday 19 October) opened its first checkout-free store in central London, giving customers the opportunity to shop and pay without scanning a product or using a checkout. This new store trial, GetGo, offers customers the same Tesco
In its’ submission to the Autumn Budget, the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called on the Government to introduce tax reform measures that will help convenience retailers invest in the future of their business, including the extension of 100%
Bud Light, officially the official beer of the England Men’s Football team, has taken over three convenience stores in the hometowns of England stars Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker and Jordan Pickford. Bud Light has transformed each store in homage to
Nisa Retail has revealed its new market-leading partner Rebate terms, Fresh Rewards, giving independent retailers the opportunity to unlock up to 5.5% rebate from the wholesaler.
Co-op has launched its first franchise store at a service station, with the opening of Co-op Cornwall Services.
Spar, leading international food retailer with over 13,000 stores worldwide, has today announced a global partnership to tackle food waste with the rapidly growing social impact company Too Good To Go. With a total of 13 overlapping markets, in which
Staff at Spar have been spreading Christmas cheer at their north of England depot, whilst raising vital funds for end of life care charity, Marie Curie.
Co-op is opening new stores in Coventry and Aylesbury this week.
As a significant category within convenience and forecourt retail, Spar is grabbing a bigger slice of the food-to-go opportunity especially as consumers lead ever increasingly busier lives.
Spar, a leading convenience store retailer, continues to develop its portfolio of evening meals solutions by inspiring customers with a huge new selection of own label products designed for the tonight’s tea meal occasion.
Spar keeps the rosé trend alive this summer with the launch of a sophisticated wine from Mendoza, Argentina. The summer time has officially started, and Malbec Rosé is the new perfect pairing for dining in the sun.
Spar, the leading convenience store group in the UK, has launched a digital campaign to encourage consumers to continue supporting local independent retailers.
Independents’ Day UK 2020 campaign launches, shoppers urged to ‘Pledge a Pound’ to small shops in their communities
Independents’ Day UK - the campaign that exists to support and promote independent retail businesses across the UK all year round, with an emphasis on driving footfall to small shops on 4 July each year - has launched its 2020 initiative.
Independent Spar retailer, MK Vaish, is urging other independent retailers to help those in need during the coronavirus crisis by donating short dated and damaged goods to local charities and food banks.
Kind-hearted communities have donated over 30,000 items to an urgent food bank appeal in less than two weeks to help those impacted by Coronavirus.
Spar stores the length and breadth of the UK are selling bunches of fresh daffodils in support of Marie Curie and its 2020 Great Daffodil Appeal.
Convenience store chain KeyStore has joined forces with the Scottish Grocers’ Federation’s Healthy Living Programme to launch the Welby Fruit Loyalty Club.
The seven Manchester city centre stores run by Paul Stone Spar have launched a charity partnership with iconic local charity We Love MCR.
Leading UK convenience retailer Spar has made it easy to pick up a bottle of vegan-friendly wine locally thanks to its new Vine & Bloom wine range. The Vine & Bloom wines have been developed in close collaboration with long-term
Spar has announced grand prize winner and runners up of its hugely successful People’s Podium campaign, designed to support community sport across the country.