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Home delivery van
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Tech fast forwards

The coronavirus pandemic has hugely accelerated the uptake of technology in the local retailing sector. SLR looks at...

Rubicon Raw
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Energy evolves

After a relatively slow year in terms of NPD and new activity, the energy drinks category is rapidly...

Crisps
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Big value

Impulse sales have been transformed under Covid with shoppers increasingly looking to larger format and sharing products, while...

Selling Nordic Spirit
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Fresh approaches to nicotine

While factory-made cigarettes remain a vital revenue stream for retailers, the last year has seen an increasing number...

drinking soft drink
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Soft drinks: the Covid effect

Larger format soft drinks and multipacks are driving the growth in the soft drinks category under lockdown, a...

pumping fuel
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Forecourt digest

It’s been another busy month on the forecourt front, so SLR brings you a rapid-fire digest of the...

Ploom device and EVO packs
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Adjusting to the new normal

Tobacco remains a vital and resilient category for convenience retailers, but legislative and lifestyle changes mean retailers need...

Woman eating Oreo
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Snacking under lockdown

As with many categories, snacking has seen huge growth during the coronavirus pandemic which presents a huge opportunity...

Home Care products
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Clean up!

The virus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have put antibacterial and disinfectant products very much at the forefront of...

Vaping
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Open and closed case in 2021?

With ‘closed’ pod-based vaping systems now the leading growth driver, what do retailers need to do to try...