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16.01.2014, 16:40

Small pack cigarette ban may affect convenience stores

In what is claimed to be an attempt to stop young people smoking, public health campaigners are attempting to ban small packets of cigarettes, with the hope to make packs of 20 the minimum. In the UK almost a third of smokers buy packs of fewer than 20. Likewise just under half of Roll Your Own (RYO) tobacco is sold in quantities of less than 20g – but the ban would rule out these sales of RYO tobacco by making 20g the minimum.

07.01.2014, 16:33

Make sure you’re stocking medicines in your store this winter

After last year’s long cold winter it can come as no surprise that over the counter medicinal sales have soared. Last winter saw us being ill all the way through to March, and we are already being warned that we can expect another harsh season this year, reinforcing the need for retailers to stock up on over the counter (OTC) medicines.

02.12.2013, 17:15

Today’s Wholesalers win three FWD Gold Medals

The annual FWD Dinner and Gold Medal Awards was held on the 28th November at the historic HAC, home of the oldest regiment in the British Army. And what a night it turned out to be for Today’s Group members!

01.12.2013, 17:21

Top 10 tips for boosting alcohol sales over the festive period

We all know that customers buy more alcohol over the festive period; follow these tips to ensure you make the most of these increased sales by offering your customers exactly what they want.

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