News

15th June 2017
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Central Convenience Stores has added a new branch to its growing portfolio. The company has acquired popular newsagent, Sweetmarket, based at Southampton High Street. All existing staff will be retained as part of the deal, which will bring significant investment to the popular store. A refurbishment project is currently underway, with new displays and chillers…

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24th May 2017
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Staff from Central Convenience Stores embraced their silly side as they took part in a game of It’s A Knockout last week. Store and area managers, along with head office staff, headed to the New Forest for a day of fun based on the popular TV show. Around 80 people donned oversized costumes as they…

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12th May 2017
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This spring we’re giving you a chance to win big as we team up with new energy drink, Carabao. We’re running a series of competitions on our Facebook page, giving you the chance to win a whole range of goodies. Free cans of the delicious new drink, signed football shirts and even tickets to top…

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10th April 2017
Easter

Easter is just around the corner and here at Central Convenience Stores we’re here to help with those last-minute buys. While supermarkets and big shops will be closed on Easter Sunday, we’ll be wide open for business, with our stores open from the usual 6am to 10pm. If you’ve forgotten to get an Easter egg…

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21st March 2017
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Our first ever Central Convenience Stores trade show has proven a hit, attracting more than 400 visitors. The event, held at The Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, brought together suppliers, store managers, franchisees and our central team for a day of knowledge sharing. Among the big name brands in attendance were Country Choice, Coca Cola,…

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27th February 2017
Trade show

Convenience store owners can find out more about the benefits of joining the Central brand this March. Central Convenience Stores is holding its first ever trade show, bringing together suppliers, store managers and the Central senior management team. The event, being held in Southampton on March 16, will give potential franchisees the chance to speak…

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13th February 2017
Pancakes

It’s the topic that causes the most debate at this time of year; what to put on your pancakes. Please everyone in your household by having some tasty alternatives to lemon and sugar up your sleeve. Here are our top five alternative pancake toppings to help you get creative in the kitchen on Shrove Tuesday….

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8th February 2017
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Here at Central we know that our convenience stores play an important role in local communities. That’s why we believe it’s part of our job to celebrate the people who make a real difference in the areas they live in. The ‘community heroes’ if you will. This month we’re lending a helping hand to Hanna…

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27th January 2017
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Dogs at a Dorset rescue centre have received a welcome boost thanks to a kind-hearted Central competition winner. Ruth Morgan won our Facebook competition to win a year’s supply of Dentaflex for her golden retriever Maisie and she donated a portion of the products to Waggy Tails Rescue Centre. The centre is a registered charity…

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20th December 2016
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Central Convenience Stores is embracing the festive spirit this Christmas, having donated more than £800 to a local children’s hospice. The company raised the money through its annual Christmas ball, which saw staff and suppliers come together to celebrate another year of success for the convenience store chain. As well as dinner and dancing, the…

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