ACS Announces Addition of Conviviality Retail to Membership

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has announced that convenience store chain Conviviality Retail have joined as members. Conviviality Retail owns the UK’s largest franchised off-licence and convenience chain with over 600 franchisee-operated stores located throughout England, Wales and soon to be Scotland.

Conviviality operates five fascias including Bargain Booze, Bargain Booze Select Convenience, BB’s Warehouse, Thoroughgoods, and Wine Rack. Conviviality recently welcomed former ACS Chairman Jonathan James into a long term franchise agreement. Conviviality’s membership of ACS includes all stores within the estate, who will now benefit from the trade association’s industry leading lobbying, advice and networking opportunities.

Amanda Jones COO Conviviality Retail said: “ we are really pleased to be part of the ACS. We recognise all the positive work that the organisation does on behalf of independent retailers and we welcome the networking opportunity that membership brings us’’

ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “We are delighted to welcome Conviviality Retail into ACS membership, further strengthening our voice as a body which represents a wide range of convenience retailers on key issues to Government. We look forward to working with Conviviality in the future.”

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