What’s Next for C-Store Sites?

Convenience retailers rethink site design and in-store layouts to meet changing consumer behaviours. In the latest Shop Talk Live, the “Future of Drive-Thru and Convenience Store Planning,” moderator Dan Munford of Global Convenience Store Focus led a conversation with industry experts and retailers from Drivu and Emarat on how they’re adapting their sites to accommodate … Read more

Ideas for reimagining store layouts

Industry experts share new ideas for forecourt design, store layouts and innovating the drive-thru. Dan Munford and the team at Global Convenience Store Focus hosted a “Shop Talk Live” webinar that explored the future of forecourt design, new ideas for store layouts and a forward-focused store design concept called “The Blok.” The discussion kicked off … Read more

The future vision of forecourt design

Join us on Friday 19th June at 2.00pm for a 45 minute virtual store tour and future of design panel discussion with Maxol CEO Brian Donaldson, Shopworks MD Craig Phillipson and Joseph Bona from Bona Design Lab. Shop Talk LIVE, Global Convenience Store Focus’ weekly webinar slot, highlights the opportunities presented to convenience retailers as … Read more

Perspectives from convenience industry leaders

Shop Talk LIVE, Global Convenience Store Focus’ new weekly webinar slot, highlights the opportunities presented to convenience retailers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Join us on Friday 15th May at 2.00pm for a 45 minute live panel discussion and Q&A with Shopworks MD Craig Phillipson, Johannes Sangnes, Victor Paterno, and Warren Wilmot. Topic … Read more

Supermarket social distancing: what are the new measures?

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The coronavirus crisis is the most dramatic public health emergency in living memory – with extraordinary measures impacting both shoppers, retailers and businesses around the world. But how is retail coping with the pandemic? Social distancing has become a necessity for all of us and retailers already operating in an unprecedented difficult time are having … Read more

Research offers solutions to changes in fuel station use

Forward looking retailers who adopt and implement new technologies and provide broader services will benefit the most form a shift in consumer behaviour as the majority of consumers would consider making additional purchases while using pay-at-the-pump services at petrol stations, according to a new report. The study, commissioned by data and payments company Transaction Network Services (TNS), … Read more

Shell Global Growth Conference

Shopworks MD Craig Phillipson recently participated in the Shell Global Growth East Conference 2019 in Bangkok. As well as delivering a keynote talk, Craig also ran a Store Planning workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to introduce Shopworks store planning principles, which was achieved in a fun manner with the delegates being tasked with … Read more

Multichannel retail and the rise of convenience

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The past few years has seen retail change shape at a speed and to an extent never seen before. The retail landscape has changed, and is changing, beyond recognition. This present day retail revolution, led by ever developing technology and the expanding expectations of today’s empowered shoppers, is leading us to a new, fully integrated … Read more