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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 has been a big week for ACS, launching our crime report, which has attracted lots of interest from within the trade and in wider public debate including: The Times, The Telegraph, Daily Star and The Grocer.  I’m not going to give you a stat attack from our survey, but here are some observations based on lots of conversation with retailers and others at our crime prevention seminar where...

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RT @TheGrocer: .@ACS_LocalShops launches an anti-crime animation for convenience retailers (£) https://t.co/hq2wdiraC3 https://t.co/O9o2gmR…
Chief Executive's Blog: Tackling Crime In Store https://t.co/XElS3iIkn9 https://t.co/3x7hi8IOdx
Yahoo News story on the #ACSCrimeReport https://t.co/J7MB0GHPZj
Daily Star covering the findings of the #ACSCrimeReport, focusing on the impact of shop theft on retailers https://t.co/zkwIBgDaPK

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