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  1. Snappy Shopper for Home Delivery

    Tailored to the convenience sector, Snappy Shopper is one of the fastest-growing home delivery solution providers. Currently hosting 1000 retailers.

  2. January Planning

    January is always a difficult month but there are some good opportunities to be exploited.

  3. Launch Home Delivery & Win £1,000

    Increase Sales and Win £1,000 through Home Delivery

  4. Frozen & Fresh for Christmas

    Fresh & frozen ranges come into their own as we enter December. Loads of low risk profitable opportunities in these categories

  5. Christmas Alcohol Sales Drivers

    The increase in In-home socialising makes alcohol a key sales opportunity - more than ever

  6. Mine those hidden Christmas Grocery gems

    There are lots of stocked grocery products that offer excellent Christmas sales

  7. Impulse Lines Great for Christmas

    Implulse lines are briliant Christmas sales drivers. Max out.

  8. Non Food for Great Christmas Profits

    Don't overlook non food as a great source of incemental sales & profit

  9. September Planning

    Plans for both a warm and a cool September are needed. 

  10. August Planning

    The Olympics should significantly help boost sales in August.

  11. July Planning

    European Championship football, Wimbledon Tennis and The Olympic Games should all help drive business.

  12. Planning ahead for June

    The European football championship will be a good sales driver through June and into July.

  13. Drive business growth via Amazon

    Amazon is a competitive marketplace, that once optimised and managed correctly, can ensure a consistent revenue stream for your store.

  14. Outstanding Freezer Deals

    Store Excel has teamed up with Procuria to bring you outstanding freezer deals in time for the warmer weather

  15. Planning Ahead for April

    Easter weekend, Ramadan and the lead up to May bank holiday all offer substantial sales opportunities in April

  16. Competitively Priced Milk & Bread Deliveries

    Milk & bread are key sales drivers. We offer both delivered direct to store at competitive prices

  17. February Trading

    Key sales driver events: Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year & Pancake Day

  18. Key Trading Events in 2021

    Plan ahead for the holidays, events & festivals that will help drive sales in 2021. 

  19. Fresh & Frozen Christmas Planning

    Fresh & frozen ranges come into their own as we enter December. Loads of low risk profitable opportunities in these categories.

  20. Christmas Alcohol Massive This Year

    Christmas alcohol sales promise to be massive this year as consumers go for "in home" drinking.

  21. Vaping growth in Convenience

    Vape stores are closing. Consumers are turning more to convenience for their vape products

  22. Pet category in strong growth

    Pet ownership surges. Time to get the the pet category well ranged and stocked. 

  23. Make Your Store the Hub of Your Local Community

    With all major UK banks closing branches across the country on an alarming scale, there is a window of opportunity now for convenience stores to step into their shoes and offer services to their local community.

  24. Join the Online Revolution with Shoply

    Research conducted by the Scottish Grocer and Convenience Retailer found that 84% of customers prefer to order online or via an app. Shoply unlocks this service for small retailers.

  25. February Trading Tips

    February trading opportunities: Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year & Pancake Day

  26. Fresh & Frozen Christmas Opportunities

    As we are fast approaching Christmas and New Year, the forward planning focuses more to the fresh & frozen ranges. Big sales opportunities in these categories.

  27. Alcohol Drives Christmas Sales

    Some brilliant alcohol sales drivers for Christmas

  28. Christmas Impulse Opportunities

    Confectionery, crisps, nuts and snacks offer brilliant sales opportunities

  29. The season to share with KETTLE® Chips….

    Make sure that you're maximising the Christmas sharing opportunity with KETTLE chips

  30. Non Food Profit Opportunities

    Autumn and Christmas offer superb low risk profit opportunities.

  31. Search & Social Media Important for all Retailers

    Retail owners need to put search and social media at the heart of their plans now if they want to engage their customers and potential customers in the future.

  32. Continuous focus on footfall is vital for retailers

    Every retailer needs to focus on footfall, which is a technical term for the number of people that visit your store.

  33. Business Cash Advance from Liberis

    The Business Cash Advance is a simple and affordable funding solution

  34. Looking Ahead to April

    Warmer weather, Mother's Day & Easter all promise great sales

  35. Act Now to get 60% Vape Dinner Lady deal

    Last few days to get the 60% off deal on Vape Dinner Lady

  36. February Trading

    Three excellent trading opportunities ahead through February and into early March.

  37. Key Trading Dates for 2019

    Sports festivals offer some great trading opportunities for the year ahead

  38. Big Grocery Christmas Sales Opportunities

    Grocery offers some low risk high reward Christmas sales opportunities.

  39. Confectionery and Snacks. Christmas Impulse Sales Drivers

    Impulse categories are a great source of extra sales and profit at Christmas

  40. Non Food for Christmas Profit

    There are some great low risk high profit earners for Christmas.

  41. November Trading

    Bonfire night and Diwali are the big trading opportunities

  42. Make time and space to care

    Creating an environment that makes shopping more tolerable for those with disabilities can earn a retailer much goodwill.

  43. Open all hours for food to go

    Food to go offers independents a golden opportunity at any time of the day...or night. Seize the moment to capitalise on this trend.

  44. Dare to be different

    Independents have a bright future and have little to fear from the Amazons and Ocados of this world as long as they focus on their individuality, convenience and authenticity.

  45. Cash machines cull gives c-store the edge

    Banks cull of cash machines gives c-stores opportunity to fill the gap and potentially boost footfall and spend.

  46. July Planning

    The three W's should help to drive July sales: warm weather, World Cup & Wimbledon.

  47. Outstanding Coffee Offer from Espresso Essential

    Outstanding exclusive offer from Espresso Essental Coffee for Store Excel members only.

  48. June Forward Planning

    June promises to be a brilliant month for sales. The World Cup will be a big sales driver!

  49. Great Profits with Espresso Essential

    Selling coffees and hot chocolates will increase your profits. Espresso Essential is a must have.

  50. Boost Launches New Punch Power

    Boost to Grow its Successful Energy Drinks Range with Launch of New Punch Power

  51. Join Doddle and Drive Footfall

    Drive new footfall to your store. Become a Doddle location

  52. April Trading Ahead
    In April the warmer weather should be upon us and the two bank holidays at begining and end of the month will help drive sales.
  53. Forward Planning for February

    In addition to improved light and the promise of spring ahead, February offers three great trading opportunities: Pancake day, Valentine’s Day & Chinese New Year.

  54. Two Exclusive Outstanding E-Cig Deals from Store Excel

    E-cig sales are surging. Take advantage of these two excellent offers from Store Excel and Philip Morris International

  55. Key Trading Dates for 2018

    Store Excel month-by-month guides will continue to be published throughout the year. Here's a heads up on the key trading dates for 2018. NEW! Royal Wedding 19/05.

  56. Planning for January
    After Christmas, most consumers are feeling the pinch with many looking to lose weight and get back to “healthy.”  It’s a bit of a back to “factory settings month.”
  57. Fresh & Frozen Christmas Opportunities
    As we are fast approaching Christmas and New Year, the forward planning focuses more to the fresh & frozen ranges.
  58. Grocery Christmas Sales Gems
    Last minute purchases offer a great low risk sales opportunity in the grocery department.
  59. Impulse Categories Drive Christmas Profits
    Well selected and maintained impulse ranges will drive incremental additional profit throughout December.
  60. Christmas Non-Food for Profit
    Small stores often overlook the sales and profit opportunities afforded by non-food. Christmas is the time to cash in on the additional cash profit that seasonally related non-food can deliver.
  61. Profit from Winter OTC Medicines & Remedies
    Now is the time to capitalise from the opportunities OTC medicines offer. Sales increase from mid September
  62. Plan ahead for October
    October offers some great sales and traffic-building opportunities. Time to plan ahead.
  63. Birds Eye Underlines the Frozen Food Opportunity
    Birds Eye has refocused and simplified their offering for convenience stores.
  64. July Hot Weather Trading
    July is all about being prepared for hot weather trading and outdoor events. Both at home and picnics.
  65. Plan Ahead for Easter
    Easter weekend is the big trading opportunity for small stores.
  66. Planning Ahead for March
    The days are getting longer. March offers two great trading opportunities: St Patrick's Day and Mother's Day
  67. Which Symbol to Choose?
    Enhancing cash profit is a key consideration when selecting which symbol group to select.
  68. Identify the Hot Lines to Drive Sales
    Identify your own core range specific to your store and its micro market. This range of hot lines will drive your business.
  69. Range For Profit
    Smart range selection can have a huge impact on profitability.
  70. Symbols For Solid Growth

    Being part of a symbol group can advance your business quickly.

  71. Own Label Growth is Driving Sales
    Own label is outpacing the big brands. Make sure you're taking advantage of this.