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The Association of Convenience Stores is the voice of over 33,500 local shops, supporting our members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities.

ACS’ core purpose is to lobby Government on the issues that make a difference to local shops, supported by an expanding research programme designed to discover new information about the convenience sector which can be used to inform decision making both in Government and with those involved directly in the sector.

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This week the Centre for Social Justice has published a report called Desperate for a Fix, focusing on tackling retail crime and calling for fresh thinking at a national and local level to find policies that can address the increases in theft and other crime that retailers have experienced recently.  ACS sponsored this report, but it's independent work by a respected policy thinker (and former...

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ONS crime figures have revealed a 3% increase in shop theft over the last year: https://t.co/NRmykTBfNh https://t.co/psmRhkV6Og
ACS Welcomes APPG Recommendations on New Illicit Trade Group https://t.co/MwXocOsr78 https://t.co/Umh5nE3kxU
ACS Welcomes LINK Revision of Interchange Fee Cuts For ATMs https://t.co/ndtYbxVhzM https://t.co/Zit9ogPKC4

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