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ACS chief executive James Lowman
ACS chief executive James Lowman
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ACS highlights contribution by convenience sector to economy

A new report published by the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) highlights the contribution the convenience sector makes to the UK economy.

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Co-ops are helping to fuel growth
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Convenience channel will grow to £48.2bn by 2024 predicts IGD

New forecasts from the industry thinktank IGD reveal that the UK convenience market is set to grow by £6.9bn in the next five years, to reach £48.2bn by 2024. The channel will benefit from lots of new store openings over the period, helping to fuel a compound annual growth rate of 3.1%.

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Forecourts are facing tough competition in food to go
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Convenience sector losing younger shoppers

Convenience stores are losing some of their most important customers, according to a report from MCA Insight and HIM – two leading research insight agencies across the foodservice, eating out and grocery retail sectors.

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Convenience channel will help to drive growth predicts IGD

The convenience sector will be one of the major growth areas as the UK food and grocery industry increases by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD.

TLM Technologies appoints head of convenience

TLM Technologies has appointed Jonathan Rons to the new role of head of convenience.

Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Verwood Motors, Ringwood Road, Verwood, Dorset

LOCATION: My target, Verwood Motors, part of the Central Convenience Stores enterprise, is situated on the B3081 that runs through the town of Verwood, between the A31 and A354.

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RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East131.6457.90138.61127.24
East Midlands131.4582.90140.26127.28
London131.3759.90140.88127.80
North East130.33141.51126.31
North West130.8257.70140.42127.09
Northern Ireland129.08132.76125.41
Scotland131.52137.33126.92
South East132.2771.90140.82127.99
South West131.36137.85127.21
Wales130.48135.82126.30
West Midlands131.0761.40139.08127.20
Yorkshire & Humber130.7584.90140.34126.99

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