Supplier News: CBE- The Case for Self-Checkout in Convenience Stores

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The Case for Self-Checkout in Convenience Stores

It all starts with some fundamental questions:

1 - Why install Self-Checkout?

2 – What is in it for me, the retailer?

3 - What does the customer expect?

The primary motivation to install Self-Checkout (SCO) is the impact on labour hours. This does not mean getting rid of staff but redeploying them to become more customer-focused. It is generally accepted that installing SCO’s will reduce the costs to 'man' a traditional checkout.

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Supplier News: RH Amar- Fine Food Parcels for NHS Key Workers

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RH AMAR AIMS TO SPREAD SOME CHEER WITH FINE FOOD PARCELS FOR HIGH WYCOMBE NHS KEY WORKERS

High Wycombe-based fine food distributor RH Amar has been aiming to spread some cheer by donating fine food parcels to local NHS workers on the frontline of the town’s battle against Covid-19.

The company, which is based in Turnpike Way, has so far delivered 80 cases of mixed fine foods, and two cases of Ella’s Kitchen baby food, to staff at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

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Supplier News: Liberty Flights- Experts in Vaping

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With the ban of mentholated cigarettes now upon us, Liberty Flights, are continuing to provide their comprehensive support service for the vaping category to convenience retailers.

Liberty Flights have, for a number of years, helped numerous symbol and independent retailers bridge the gap between vape uncertainty and confusion into a profitable key line, giving Liberty Flights the reputation as one of the leading independent authorities for vape.

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Supplier News: Mondelez- 'Win the Captain' Promotion

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HELP CONSUMERS SCORE BIG WITH CADBURY AND MAYNARDS BASSETTS ‘WIN THE CAPTAIN’ PROMOTION

Cadbury is teaming up with Maynards Bassetts this summer in their biggest promotion yet, offering shoppers the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime experience with an international football captain.

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Supplier News: Pladis- Better Biscuits Platform Relaunch

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Since the country went into lockdown we have seen biscuit sales soar as people are at home together, drinking more tea and coffee and having a cheeky biscuit to keep up their spirits.

The Coronavirus pandemic has already started to alter the way that consumers shop. This began with shoppers’ strong desire to stock up on essential items, and was followed by a movement towards less frequent, higher-spend shops as consumers across the UK restricted the amount of time spent outside their homes.  

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Supplier News: Philip Morris Limited Announces Buy-Back System to Support Retailers After the Menthol Cigarette Ban

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Philip Morris Limited (PML) has revealed further details of its ‘Buy-Back’ system to support retailers following the ban on menthol cigarettes, as IQOS Menthol Kits become available to stock. 

The ‘Buy-Back’ system will allow retailers to return Philip Morris menthol cigarette packs which have had all UK duty paid, and be in plain packaging. The Philip Morris packs eligible for the system include Marlboro Green, Marlboro Ice Blast and Chesterfield Green.

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