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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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The latest episode of the Local Shop Podcast is now live, featuring @ChrisNoice, @JMLowman, Eleanor O Connell from… https://t.co/cOllctknlU
Retailers to be Given Just Three Weeks to Apply for Track and Trace Codes https://t.co/TUIvTHg5wR https://t.co/9Xr6DskI7p
RT @ChrisNoice: I’ll be speaking to @talkRADIO in the next few minutes for @ACS_LocalShops to continue raising awareness about the impact o…

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