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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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We’re asking for your help in completing our National Living Wage survey and I hope and expect we’ll get a strong response from retailers because it’s the biggest financial issue facing our sector.  How do we cope with our biggest cost rising by over 4% per year, above inflation and the growth rates in this (and pretty much any) sector?  We really need to hear from you about the impact on your...

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ACS Calls for a Clampdown on Unregulated Hand Car Washes https://t.co/kggOpBuTGk https://t.co/KBA3ARmm8G
ACS: No ‘One Size Fits All’ Solution on Single Use Plastics https://t.co/MG5iMDfaHG https://t.co/VADVxFvJyr
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