Tag: ACS

personal licence renewal proposal
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Deadline looms for opposition to £50 licence renewal fee

Time is running out to respond to the Scottish Government’s consultation on the introduction of a fee for...

ACS Crime Report 2018 cover
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ACS puts price of convenience retail crime at almost £4k per store

Crime is costing convenience retailers an estimated £3,873 per store every year, according to the 2018 ACS Crime...

PayPoint One terminal offering Assured Advice
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PayPoint and ACS team up to offer Assured Advice

The Association of Convenience Stores’ Assured Advice programme will be available to retailers via the PayPoint One platform....

Assured Advice training module
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ACS runs with Bolt for training

Bolt Learning has been chosen as the preferred partner for the new, improved ACS Assured Advice scheme, which...

James Lowman, ACS
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DRS would be ‘ineffective’, placing ‘unnecessary burdens’ on sector

ACS Chief Executive James Lowman supports sister organisation SGF’s view that the proposed Deposit Return Scheme would be...

Local neighbourhood
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Taking stock of local retail

The second edition of the Scottish Local Shop Report is now in the hands of ministers, stakeholders and...

Woodlands local tillpoint
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Retailers step up store investment

The last three months have seen an investment in store upgrades of over £150m. According to the latest...

Town centre
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Scottish c-stores packing a punch

In a groundbreaking first for the SGF, a new Scottish Local Shop Report provides in-depth insight into the...

Town centre
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Local stores still vital source of jobs as tech gains foothold

This year’s ACS Local Shop Report gives fresh insight into the Scottish and UK convenience sector, with an...

Woodlands local convenience store
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C-stores ‘vital to UK economy’

The 2015 Local Shop Report has revealed the vital contribution that local shops make, both to the UK...