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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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I’ve just looked back on a blog I wrote in September about the Scottish Government’s proposals to introduce a deposit return scheme. Now here we are five months later looking at proposals for a scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. I won’t cover the same ground as I did back then, other than to say that our response to DEFRA will be very similar: looking at how such a scheme could...

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RT @networktables: 3 years in a row! Great to see you, Sarah from @ACS_LocalShops. It all started at the @MeetingsShow in 2017, today she i…
RT @WarwickshirePCC: Positive meeting today with @ACS_LocalShops to discuss #businesscrime issues and the approach being taken in Warwicksh…
ACS: World Refrigeration Day 2019 https://t.co/EiwPFDy087 #wrefd19 https://t.co/HWOwD8nMRh
ACS: Government Announces New Allergen Law https://t.co/M0a68K5py6 https://t.co/rmPRphie9K

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