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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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The Office for National Statistics recently published new figures on different types of crime in England and Wales, including a range of offences that sometimes have as their victims convenience store retailers and their staff. The figure that got the most attention (in our sector at least) was the small decline in reported shop theft. It’s well worth exploring this statistic and looking at...

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RT @ukhomeoffice: Crime Minister Victoria Atkins met with key partners like @the_brc and @ACS_LocalShops today to discuss how to protect re…
ACS: Minister for Crime Plans to Protect Shopworkers from Violence https://t.co/4XO7c7yG4s https://t.co/rIPcnC8wIP

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