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Supplier News: Lucozade kicks off summer of sport

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With the biggest event in the football calendar just around the corner, and the return to team sports well underway as the nation emerges from lockdown restrictions, Lucozade, the UK’s biggest sport & energy drink brand , is gearing up for a massive summer of sport. 

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Supplier News: ShelfNow Introduces Buy Now, Pay Later in Partnership With Hokodo

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Cashflow is the lifeblood of any business. Yet poor credit access puts the brakes on many independent retail Buyers, leaving them with an unfair cashflow disadvantage compared to large corporate buyers and chain stores.

Access to credit is such a major problem that in 2020 almost 10% of all SMEs in the European Union cited access to finance as the most important problem facing their business in the past six months.

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ACS: Government Support Must Continue Beyond the Pandemic

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) has responded to an inquiry into jobs, growth and productivity after the pandemic, calling for the Government to ensure that support for local shops is extended beyond the pandemic to enable recovery and growth in the convenience sector.

The inquiry was launched by the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee to examine how the Government can reduce and mitigate damage to the labour market and how to improve productivity to support economic growth after the pandemic.

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Book Your Place at ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum!

Taking place virtually on 25th May, 2 - 4pm, ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum will explore two big strategic policy issues:

  • new regulations on high fat, salt sugar products
  • the introduction of new environmental regulations such as deposit return schemes and extended producer responsibility

The Forum will be chaired by ACS chief executive James Lowman and split into two main sessions:

Environment

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ACS Encourages Local Shops To Promote Cash Acceptance

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is encouraging local shops to promote their acceptance of cash through the ‘Cash Friendly Pledge’.

Launched today (13th May) by Which?, the ‘Cash-Friendly Pledge’ is a public commitment from retailers which sends the clear message to customers that they can continue to use cash as a payment method in their store.

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Book Your Place at ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum!

Taking place virtually on 25th May, 2 - 4pm, ACS’ Responsible Retailing Forum will explore two big strategic policy issues:

  • new regulations on high fat, salt sugar products
  • the introduction of new environmental regulations such as deposit return schemes and extended producer responsibility

The Forum will be chaired by ACS chief executive James Lowman and split into two main sessions:

Environment

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