ACS launches dementia campaign

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has launched a campaign in collaboration with Alzheimer’s Society to help convenience retailers and colleagues better understand and...

Man jailed for assault on Poole shopkeeper

Bournemouth Crown Court has sentenced a man for three years and four months in prison for charges including assault on a shopkeeper.Michael William Legg,...

Food start-up planning to sue Sainsbury’s and Waitrose for £8.5 million over trademark violation

Fit Kitchen, a London-based online meal delivery service, said it has sent legal notices to Sainsbury’s and Waitrose for selling products that allegedly infringed...

Give out e-cigarette starter kits to help quitters, report recommends

E-cigarette starter packs should be made available to smokers for free to encourage them to quit, a joint report by two leading anti-tobacco groups...

Southern Co-op stores raise over £105,000 for local causes last year

Southern Co-op said its stores have raised a total of over £105,000 in 2019 for local causes.Colleagues held various fundraising events throughout the year...

Three stores robbed under two hours in Glasgow

Police has appealed for information after an armed robber targeted three Glasgow convenience stores within two hours on Saturday night.The first incident happened at...
retail crime

Southern Co-op announces £100,000 fund to help tackle shop crime

Southern Co-op has announced a new fund to combat the rising retail crime.The £100,000 Safer Neighbourhood Fund will support community programmes in an effort...

Second store after 30 years turns huge success for Coventry retailing family

When the Dougall family opened their new store in the Coventry city centre in early 2019, it was a step into the unknown for...

Leeds retailer downsizes store to better serve customers

A store refresh has seen a Leeds retailer taking the unusual step of downsizing the store.Tony Rhoda, who runs the Hall Lane store with...
Unitas Wholesale begins trading

Unitas slims down board strength, Simon Hannah new chairman

Unitas Wholesale has announced changes to its board leadership structure, reducing the number of members in the board from 16 to 12.The company said...