Benefits of Google My Business for Convenience Stores and Retailers

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Google My Business (GMB) is a free online directory that helps you reach potential customers and makes your convenience store easier to find on Google. With more people turning to Google to find location shops and services, GMB offers local stores the opportunity to appear on Google with little effort.  What Does Google My Business […]

Facebook for Convenience Stores and Retailers

In 2021, there are an estimated 44.84 million Facebook users in the UK alone, and many convenience store owners and retailers aren’t utilising the platform to the fullest to benefit their business. What Does Facebook Offer to Businesses? Businesses who want to use Facebook will need to create a Facebook Page. A Facebook Page allows […]

Maximising Basket Value in the Tea Aisle

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It’s Time to Maximise The Sales In Your Tea Aisle! Sounds great right? But before we get into that here are some facts about the ever growing consumption of tea.  According to Tea Facts, approximately Brits drink 100 million cups of tea daily, which is almost 36 billion per year. Isn’t that impressive!   What’s near enough always sided […]

Consumers Finding Relief From Cold and Flu OTC Medication

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With the cold season on its way, it’s inevitable that consumers will soon be flocking to convenience stores for cold and flu relief. With most adults experiencing two to four colds a year, soothing solutions are in high demand in c-stores. With extremely long waits for GP Surgeries and advice not to visit a doctor […]

Trick or Treat, or Tasty Profits

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As we all get our Halloween costumes in order, retailers will be heavily underway in preparing for celebrating the spooky holiday. Halloween continues to grow and grow, while British culture is influenced by the US traditions inspiring more parties, sweets and neighbourhood events. Halloween plays a key part in our holiday celebrations with Halloween being […]

Coffee Convenience for Local Retailers

The UK loves a hot drink – and consumption is only growing. Last year BCA revealed that the UK’s coffee consumption had soared to 95 million cups a day – up from 70 million in 2008. Maximising Your Coffee Products Compared to tea drinkers, coffee lovers are known to be more experimental with their buying […]

Wholesale Sustainable Soft Drinks

With on the go drinks on the rise, this is a huge opportunity for the convenience sector to maximise sales. The future is bright for the category given that they can find sustainable solutions and healthier options. Adult soft drinks such as Shloer, are up by 7.6% in impulse purchases. A Changing Future On The […]

The Importance of Social Media for Business

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Social media has proven to be useful for a multitude of reasons, and helping businesses grow and reach their ideal customer is certainly one of them. Platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest cater to an ideal environment for businesses to generate more traffic and reach and helps to connect customers more effectively whilst building […]

How To Get Your Business On Google Maps

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Setting up a new business isn’t easy, and with so much to organise and think about, your online presence usually takes last place on the priority list. However, doing this one trick can severely help your business. Stores with physical locations can greatly benefit from getting themselves on Google Maps as it will increase local […]

Now You’re Taking The Biscuit; Maximising Biscuit Sales

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The biscuit category is now worth £650 million and we know there are many important footfall drivers for the category. However, how can convenience stores make the most of the category, and are there some merchandising secrets that you might not know about? The category loosely splits into three segments – sweet, healthy and savoury – […]