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Best-one

Best-one
Best-one is the most successful symbol group in the convenience store sector, with over 1,113 participating retailers, and more than fifty percent operating under the Best-one fascia.

Since launching in 2001, the symbol group has established a reputation for supporting its members and helping them build their business. The group brings with it a range of services and benefits:

Best-one

  • Dedicated Merchandising Team
  • Dedicated Business Development Executive
  • Credit Terms (subject to approval)
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Epos and Scanning
  • Product Ordering
  • Delivery
  • Drop Shipment
  • Retail Training

Retailers also receive a comprehensive point-of-sale pack which complements the Best-one store identity. The pack has been thoroughly researched and tested to ensure customer familiarity and impact. Best-one also offers category management and merchandising advice together with detailed planograms produced in conjunction with supplier partners, core range advice, ongoing business development support and retail training for all members.

The group also offers a modern store development process. Each retailer has access to a local Business Development Executive to offer advice and support in growing their business They can also take advantage of a full drop-shipment service with over 400 suppliers and a centralised billing service to help handle invoicing.

Retailers have to stay competitive in order to survive, so Best-one retailers are supported through a comprehensive promotional pack ever month, which includes window bills, shelf talkers and shopper leaflets. Retailers can also earn up to 10% rebate on purchases by participating in the ‘My Rewards’ and ‘Core Connect’ schemes.

Xtra Local

Xtra Local
Xtra Local is a consortium of independent retailers offering fantastic promotions to local communities. Xtra Local offers great value deals at great prices across key brands.

Started in 2006, Xtra Local has around 3,000 participating retailers . The group offers competitive wholesale pricing across the range in exchange for in-store promotional compliance and purchase loyalty. Member participation is ensured by regular, unannounced checks, so we can ensure all our participating suppliers a high level of compliance. Xtra Local retailers can also participate in the Core Connect scheme, earning a rebate of up to 5%.

Find out more at the Best-one and Xtra Local websites.