Tag: ACS

Paying by card
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ACS calls on Payment Systems Regulator to ‘go further’ to promote competition

The Association of Convenience Stores is calling for the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) to prioritise reducing the cost...

National Lottery sign
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Government to introduce approved sales mechanism for selling lottery products

The government has confirmed the introduction an approved sales system for National Lottery products following a short consultation...

Nicola Sturgeon
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First Minister introduces Retail Strategy

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined the Scottish Government’s legislative priorities for 2021/22, including plans to introduce a...

Louise Hoste
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ACS names new chair

The Association of Convenience Stores has appointed Spar UK boss Louise Hoste as its new chair from November....

National Lottery sign
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ACS welcomes lottery sales proposals

ACS has welcomed Government proposals to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to continue selling lottery products after new age...

Montage of local services
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Shoppers value c-stores more than ever

Convenience stores, pharmacies and post offices are the services that have the most positive impact in local communities,...

Paul Scully and Ben Page
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Speakers announced for ACS conference

The Association of Convenience Stores has confirmed Retail Minister Paul Scully MP (pictured left) and Ipsos MORI Chief...

obese child
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UK government confirms pre-watershed junk food ad ban

New restrictions on the advertising of products containing high levels of fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) have been...

James Lowman
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ACS urges cautious approach to minimum wage rates

The Association of Convenience Stores is calling for a cautious approach to increasing the National Living Wage (NLW)...

man gazing over city
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Let’s talk loneliness, says ACS

Today marks the start of Loneliness Awareness Week (14 to 18 June), and the ACS is encouraging local...