2017 digital editions

January

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Business rates
The perennial stumbling block on the road to growth

Katie Littler
The future of convenience

Dennis Williams
SGF President outlines plans

Local Shop Report
An in-depth review

February

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Technology
It’s clearly the future, but where should you start?

Free-from
The next big thing?

John Drake
P&G relaunches ShelfHelp

Easter
An eggs-cellent sales opportunity awaits

March

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Business rates
How are retailers to cope with increased rates?

Kate Bird
The Sun CMO on the new loyalty scheme

Free-From
Is it really the next big thing?

Forecourt Special
A report looking into a growing market

April

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Healthy Living
Our retailer forum helps shape future of the SGF programme

Gavin Rothwell
IGD head on what’s in store for food-to-go

Paul Cheema
Top English retailer talks shop

Tobacco
Are you ready for latest legislation?

May

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DRS
Time to scrap it?

Fascias
What’s the best name to go above your store?

Soft Drinks
The best route through this fast-changing category

Jane Bickerstaffe
Industry expert puts plastic packaging into context

June

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SLR Rewards
Full run-down on who won what

Convenience Tech
Tools to grow your profits

Gary Winter
PayPoint’s Parcel Services Director talks Collect+

Snack Attack
Cash in on crisps

July

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Acquisitions
The impact of the multiples’ renewed interest in convenience

David Morgan
You need to get to grips with tech

Store Profile
Spar Leven under the microscope

SWA Conference
Full review

August

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McColl’s deal
What does the future hold for Nisa and P&H?

James Lowman
DRS is ‘the wrong way to go’

Category Management
Stack those shelves for success

Woodlands Local
Price-marked packs put to the test

September

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Free-from
Time to re-appraise the opportunity free-from presents

David Lonsdale
The Barclay rates review in detail

Fascia guide
Time to reconsider your options?

Spooky sales
Cashing-in on Halloween

October

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Battling Aldi
Dennis and Linda Williams square up to the discounter

Alice Dolling
Trends in Food to Go

Scottish brands
Leveraging provenance to drive sales

Christmas confectionery
Generate some sweet December sales

November

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Brexit
Retailers need to know what’s going to happen

Pete Cheema
SGF boss reflects on past 12 months

Living wage
True cost revealed

Forecourts
What’s driving this booming sector?

December

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Consolidation
Tesco and the Co-op tighten their grip

Deposit Return Scheme
New data reveals cracks in logic

SGF Conference
Full review

EPoS systems
PayPoint’s latest offering under the spotlight