In this episode our experts explore:

What it takes to be an award winner

Following his deserved recognition at The Convenience Awards 2020, Faraz Iqbal of Premier Linktown Local shares his inspiring story. How does he engage his community? How can other retailers get involved in their communities? Why is it important to engage your community?

The benefits of community engagement 

Should retailers benefit from community engagement? Or should retailers act entirely as a philanthropist? How much commitment should retailers show to their communities? Does community engagement translate into higher sales and footfall? Can community engagement offer retailers a USP to the multiples?

The role of partnerships

How can suppliers work with retailers to support them in their communities? Which suppliers have done this well? What are the benefits of collaboration?