ACS Research

Staff Hours in Local Shops Take a Dive in the Wake of the Minimum Wage Hike

Written by Victoria Cummins

The number of retailers increasing their staff hours has taken a sharp downtown since the 19p increase of the National Minimum Wage in October, according to new research from the Association of Convenience Stores. The latest ACS Voice of Local Shops Survey has found that fewer convenience retailers have seen an increase in staff hours […]

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ACS Calls on Retailers to Respond to Crime Survey

Written by Victoria Cummins

ACS is calling on retailers to share their experiences of retail crime over the last 12 months as part of the Crime Survey 2015. The survey asks retailers to outline the number of incidents of crime in their store, including shop theft, robberies and anti-social behavioural incidents. The survey also looks into the causes of […]

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ACS Unveils 2014 Local Shop Report

Written by Victoria Cummins

The 2014 Local Shop Report has revealed the vital contribution that local shops make to the UK economy and the investment in services that continues to drive growth in the sector. Published today, the report offers brand new information about the diverse range of services that stores offer to their communities as well as key […]

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