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The Next Gen Award

The pioneer generation of UK Convenience is now at or beyond retirement age, but their love of independent retail, their skill as merchandisers and their importance community figures, are often manifested in their daughters and sons who have carried on the in the trade. This award honours those who have best managed to prove that successful independent retail is indeed a family business with continuity across the generations.

Entrant`s details

PLEASE ANSWER ALL THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

1

How have you improved on your parents’ business?

2

What are the best lessons you have learned from your parents and how you have put them into practice?

3

Give two examples of the drawbacks of continuing in the family trade and say how you overcome them.

4

What do you think you can bring to the Convenience sector that will change it forever?

5

Describe two key challenges facing Convenience and explain your plans for taking advantage of them.

6

List three ways in which you have responded and retained footfall after a new discounter/supermarket opened in your catchment area.

7

Who would you nominate as the Asian Trader Wholesaler of the Year and why?

8

Which manufacturer has done the most to support your business over the last year and how have they done it?

 

Please send a maximum of 4-5 photos of your store, including images of both the inside and outside, along with any other material to support your application. Max size for each image is 2MB.

Type of business (please tick nearest answer)

C-Store
Forecourt
CTN
Off-licence
Supermarket

Do you have a liquor licence?

Yes
No

Number of stores ?

Where is your shop situated?

How long have you been trading?

What is the size of your shop?

Where do you buy your stock from?

Which Cash and Carry(s)/Wholesaler(s) do you use? Please write in name(s)

Do you belong to a symbol group?

Yes
No

Do you belong to a buying group?

Yes
No

How often do you visit trade websites?

Would you like to receive regular emails from Asian Trader with special promotions?

Yes
No

I confirm that I have read and understood the terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.

To reserve a seat or a table at the Asian Trader Awards or for any further information about the Awards please contact Daksha Ganatra, Event Manager, on 020 7654 7743 or daksha.ganatra@amg.biz