Tag: ACS

Pinkie Farm convenience store
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Independents investing millions to stay ahead of competition

Convenience store owners across the UK are investing in their stores at unprecedented levels in a bid to...

Scottish Parliament
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ACS lobbies Holyrood on Primary Authority partnerships

The ACS has called for the development of Primary Authority partnerships in Scotland and for the inclusion of...

Woddlands Local's craft beer range
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Trade bodies call for simpler licensing laws

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation and the Association of Convenience Stores have asked for a simplification of licensing laws...

Empty bottles
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SGF and ACS team up to oppose bottle return scheme

The Scottish Grocers’ Federation and the Association of Convenience Stores have joined forces to voice their opposition to...

Scottish Parliament building
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New licensing objective proposal causes concern for retailers

The possibility of a sixth licensing proposal aimed at specifically reducing alcohol consumption has led the SGF and...

Tony Reed
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One Stop joins Association of Convenience Stores

The Association of Convenience Stores has announced that the Tesco-owned franchise One Stop has joined as members. The...

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Food allergen display laws come into force

New regulations on displaying allergen information on foods came into force on 13th December with 14 food ingredient...

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Supermarkets must shed 20% of estate, say Goldman Sachs

One in five supermarkets must close if the sector is to remain profitable. In a controversial report from...

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ACS to vote on granting mults membership

The Association of Convenience Stores is to vote on whether to allow supermarket firms like Tesco and Sainsburys...

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Shopping local is becoming normal

The latest ACS Local Shop Report has shown a convenience sector in fine health, with growth of multiple...