Inside Business

Credit cards
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Debit cards remain UK’s preferred in-store payment method

New analysis of the billions of payments processed by Worldpay has revealed that debit cards remain the UK’s...

Woman shopping
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Impulse in convenience decline as millennials change channel

The average age of shoppers in convenience has risen to 48, with the share of shoppers under the...

SGF Healthy Living Programme
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Healthy Living Programme gets fresh new look

The SGF Healthy Living Programme has been given a fresh new look with a new logo and a...

Blake Gladman
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Values and authenticity key in the ‘experience economy’

Issues like sustainability and ethical stance are increasingly important to today’s shoppers when choosing which stores to use...

reverse vending machine
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DRS trial a resounding hit with retailers and shoppers

The results from a three-store trial of Envipco’s Flex reverse vending machine clearly demonstrate that both retailers and...

SGF food-to-go summit
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Summit to chew on

Free samples aside, there was plenty for retailers to get their teeth into at the latest SGF mini-summit...

basket of food
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Food inflation continues to slow

The BRC–Nielsen Shop Price Index for May 2019 has shown that food inflation continued to decelerate in May...

Spar Havannah St
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Our man in Havannah

CJ Lang’s new Spar store in Havannah St in the east end of Glasgow is more than just...

Pouring away own-label beer
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Is own-label losing relevance in convenience?

There has been a long-term decline in convenience baskets containing own-label items, according to research from HIM &...

Envipco Flex machine
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DRS: a retailer’s perspective

In the second of a new three-part series of forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme articles with reverse vending machine...