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This information is for tobacco traders only
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Time to look on the bright side of the dark market?

The much-maligned tobacco category remains arguably the most important category in any convenience store, contributing a huge percentage...

Big Night In sharing bags
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Big night in bonanza

More and more shoppers want healthier products but aren’t prepared to sacrifice taste, so are reformulated lines the...

sports & energy drinks
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Energising your sales: what retailers need to know

Sports & Energy remains a hugely important category in local retailing and a category that is still in...

Halloween cakes
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Frightfully good sales!

As one of the biggest seasonal events in the local retailing calendar, Halloween is now a major sales...

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Better together?

Perennially rising costs and ever-tougher competition mean that in today’s local retailing industry the choice is less about...

Young lady vaping
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Category knowledge key to driving vaping back into growth

Despite the fact that vaping and reduced risk products continue to grow massively, sales in convenience are flatlining...

A millennial
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Targeting the millennial pound

The young adult market represents a huge opportunity for retailers willing to build a targeted offer around their...

Craft beer
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Craft beer still cool

Premium and craft beer remain the keys to unlocking new sales growth in the important Beer category. SLR...

Breakfast products
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Breakfast on the move

Changing lifestyles mean healthier options consumed on-the-go are driving growth in the breakfast category. In line with modern...

healthier soft drinks
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Healthier school of thought

With kids back at school after the long summer break a new sales opportunity has opened up for...