One Week to Go: Book Your Place at ACS’ Welsh Local Shop Report Launch!

Book your place at the launch of ACS’ 2022 Welsh Local Shop Report, taking place virtually on 12th January, 10 – 11am.

This virtual launch event will explore the findings of the 2022 report, taking a look at the stores, people and services shaping local shops in Wales.

The event will include a speech from Economy Minister Vaughan Gething about the Welsh Government’s plans to support local shops and the Minister for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths will talk about the positive impact of local shops on their communities throughout the pandemic.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Vaughan Gething MS, Economy Minister
  • Lesley Griffiths MS, Minister for Rural Affairs
  • Vikki Howells MS, Chair of the Cross Party Group on Small Shops
  • James Lowman, ACS chief executive

ACS chief executive James Lowman said: “Local shops play a vital role in communities across Wales, providing thousands of jobs and access to essential products and services.

“We are delighted to be able to welcome the Economy Minister and Minister for Rural Affairs to the launch of this year’s report and to hear about how the Welsh Government plans to support the convenience sector now and into the future.”

For more information and to book your free place, visit:

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