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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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Budgets are always a mix of good and bad news for pretty much any business sector, and indeed for individuals and families and other interest groups.  Looking narrowly at the 2018 Budget from the perspective of our members, I’d say there’s more positive than negative news in there.  I’d also give the caveat that much of the real Budget news comes in the documents published when the Chancellor...

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Crickhowell Crowned High Street of the Year for Totally Locally Campaign https://t.co/4wlHRdWB22 #MyHighStreet https://t.co/nt8UzqA5iN
RT @UCBNewsTeam: Do you work in the retail sector? Have you experienced threatening behaviour from customers? Listen to @ACS_LocalShops & @…
RT @markettiers: Working with the @ACS_LocalShops and @UsdawUnion today calling on the government to introduce new protections for shop wor…
Busy day of radio interviews: Chief Executive @JMLowman with David Williams from @UsdawUnion, working together to p… https://t.co/ox1WrxzZ8z

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