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Crisps: still vital for indies

Crisps and snacks is still a growth category and one independent retailers are well served by Crisps and snacks are a vital sales opportunity for...

Welsh Coast to Coast cycle raises £60,000 for GroceryAid

The Welsh Coast to Coast cycle has raised £60,000 for GroceryAid this year. The three-day, 348km ride from North to South Wales, concluded in Cardiff...

Community hubs open in place of empty high street shops  

A government-backed scheme to convert vacant retail units into community centres has gone live in five towns across the country. Former retail units located in...

Nestlé introduces new chocolate variety with no added sugar

Nestlé said it created the first 70% dark chocolate made entirely from the cocoa fruit, ditching added sugar. The new chocolate uses the beans and...

Post Office teams up with Western Union to offer digital international payments

Post Office and Western Union have announced the launch of a collaborative service, offering UK consumers and businesses expanded digital international payment services. The partnership will...
US imposes restrictions on e-cigarette sales

JUUL chief apologises to parents of teens addicted to vaping

The boss of leading US vape brand JUUL has offered an apology to parents of teenagers who are addicted to the product. Responding to a...

Machete raiders rob another Cheshire c-store

Three men armed with machetes robbed a convenience store in Knutsford, Cheshire just three days after a similar incident in Warrington. The Co-op shop on...

Walsall family returns to convenience after three decades

A Sikh family in Walsall has returned to convenience retail 33 years after selling their business. Pal Singh and family in Walsall has opened a...

Consultation launched on revising Victims’ Code

The Government has launched a consultation for revising the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime (Victims’ Code). The consultation follows on from the cross-government...

Government plans to raise National Lottery age limit

The government said it is considering to raise the minimum age to play National Lottery scratchcards and online instant win games to 18. Minister for...