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The Local Shop Report

The 2020 Local Shop Report has revealed that the 46,955 stores in the UK convenience sector currently employ around 412,000 people, generating sales of over £44.7bn over the last year.

The report, launched by the Association of Convenience Stores, demonstrates how important the UK’s network of convenience stores are to thousands of communities and millions of customers.  

Key figures from this year’s report include:

  • The convenience sector has generated £44.7bn in sales over the last year, contributing over £10.1bn in GVA
  • In the last year, convenience stores have invested over £585m in improving their businesses and introducing new services for customers
  • Convenience stores provide local, flexible and secure jobs for around 412,000 people across the UK

Download the 2020 Local Shop Report