ACS Encourages Retailers to Join CAPs

The successful Community Alcohol Partnerships scheme is to be launched in around 30 new areas in the next 12 months, taking the total number of CAPs in the UK to over 130 by the end of this year.

Retailer engagement in CAPs involves meeting with local police, schools, other retailers as well as wider stakeholders, and working together to promote responsible retailing, tackle proxy purchasing, start diversionary activities for young people and use confiscation powers and other means to tackle underage drinking.

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Book Your Place at the 2016 Local Shop Report Launch

Tickets are now available for the 2016 Local Shop Report launch, taking place on 7th September at Hotel Football in Manchester. The Local Shop Report is ACS’ flagship research project, bringing together information from trusted sources in the convenience sector with brand new information about the people running stores. This year marks the fifth release of the Local Shop Report, which has helped to transform the way that decision makers in Government view the contribution of the convenience sector.

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