Book Your Place at ACS’ 2021 Local Shop Report Launch!

Book your place at the launch of the 2021 Local Shop Report, taking place in Birmingham and as a virtual event on 8th September.

The launch event will explore the findings of this year's report and provide a comprehensive look at the stores, people and services within the convenience sector.

The event will feature a panel session with a group of leading convenience retailers to reflect on the findings of this year’s report and to find out about the running of a convenience store first-hand.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Christine Hope, partner and founder, Hopes of Longtown
  • Trudy Davies, business owner, Woosnam and Davies News
  • Nigel Prendergast, Head of Customer Marketing and Business Support, One Stop
  • Victoria Lockie, Head of Retail, Nisa
  • Raj Krishan, Managing Director, Select & Save
  • Sophie Lane, Key Account Lead, Lumina Intelligence
  • James Lowman, Chief Executive, ACS
  • Edward Woodall, Government Relations Director, ACS
  • Will Nelson, Head of Supplier Relations, ACS
  • Sarah C Johnson, Head of Retailer Engagement, ACS
  • Rosie Wiggins, Research Assistant, ACS

ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “We’re excited to launch our Local Shop Report, which is now in its tenth year and has become an established guide for the convenience sector, providing key insights on the people, businesses and the services offered by local shops and what these means for communities across the UK.

“This year’s report will build on data from previous editions and provide an overview of how local shops have responded to the opportunities and challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.”

This event is free for members to attend. For more information, visit

This entry was posted by Chloe on Mon, 06/09/2021 - 12:17