Independent retailers dominated this year's Him! Convenience Tracking Programme Awards.

Scottish retailer David Sands was best overall convenience retailer for the second year in a row and also picked up awards for best community retailer, best lottery retailer and best managed retailer.

"We were thrilled to win four awards this year," said CEO David Sands. "Over the years we have adopted strategies that address what our customers have told us. The awards tell us strategies are working."