Contributor Profile

James Lowman

Job TitleChief Executive

Company NameAssociation of Convenience Stores

About

James was appointed ACS Chief Executive in November 2006, since then he has re-focused the organisation on being the strongest possible voice for local shops. He has led a unique research programme that informs ACS' policy work, launched an industry-leading assured advice scheme in partnership with Surrey County Council, created a new and unique events programme, and increased membership and engagement from all parts of the industry. He has been recognised for his work with outstanding achievement awards from Palmer & Harvey, YIGA and the Retail Industry Awards. James is a member of ministerial advisory groups including the Future High Streets Forum, the National Retail Crime Steering Group and the Retail Policy Forum. He also sits on the boards of Community Alcohol Partnerships and the Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS).

Conference Sessions

  • PANEL: The future of the High Street – Shaping a strategy to tackle the challenges and create opportunities

    Thursday11:50 - 12:4002 May 2019
    Headline Stage

    With numerous brands closing their doors for good in recent years, many fear the demise of the high street. But is it dying or just changing? This panel will ex...

    • Language: English

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