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Adult smoker
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Making sense of Track & Trace

The implementation of the Track & Trace legislation has been little short of shambolic with retailers having only...

MPoS EPoS system
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EPoS made in Scotland

Running a modern convenience store efficiently means having access to the power and insight that only a high-grade...

Worker safety app
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Tech offers solutions to keep workers safe

With the latest SGF and ACS crime reports highlighting the growing problem of abuse of shopworkers, a number...

Big night in front of the TV
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Big night, big basket

The biggest attraction of the big night in occasion is the opportunity for retailers to build big basket...

dartboard
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Gross profit: is 30% the new 20%?

With costs rising across the board for local retailers, the old rule-of-thumb of needing to make 20% gross...

Soft drinks: Vimto
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‘Low and no’ driving soft drinks agenda

It’s been a busy period for soft drinks of late with a wave of low and no sugar...

Forecourt
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Road to success

Forecourts are very much back in fashion in local retailing with many of the leading players working hard...

Chewing chocolate
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Chocolate evolves alongside consumers

As the tastes and demands of chocolate consumers evolve, so too must the range offered to them by...

Using a reverse vending machine
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Doing good is good for business

All the indications point to sustainability becoming an increasingly important factor in running a modern convenience store –...

Burton's biscuits
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Biscuits boosted by healthier options

The biscuits category has been in growth over the last year, with that growth at least partly fuelled...