The Future of Convenience Retailing

Longo, Don
October 2007
Convenience Store News;10/22/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's view on the future of the convenience retailing industry of Great Britain. According to the author, the British convenience store retailers from the West Midlands to London, have committed to fresh, high-quality food as their driving focus. He states that stores like Marks & Spencer Group PLC's Simply Food are redefining the convenience experience.


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