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Harj Dhasee, one of our seven expert retailer columnists, explains why non-food is an important step for convenience stores January for us is really hectic...

Retailers who don’t stock products from small, niche producers could be missing out on thousands of pounds of sales, according to a specialist goods...
Chilled helps Bestway deliver great results

Bumper sales of fresh, chilled and food to go helped Bestway deliver 19% growth in its sales to Best-one members year on year. Since July...

Making sure your store can be found online is becoming increasingly important as new technology will drive more people to their local stores via...
Palmer & Harvey

Retailers can expect more accurate delivery information and less paperwork as Palmer & Harvey launches the second phase of its Electronic Proof of Delivery...
Insurance policy

Retailers previously insured by Gable Insurance have been warned to urgently seek policy coverage to prevent flouting employment law. The Liechtenstein-based operator was formally...

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Retailer profiles

sam Cornelius

Following the success of Eat 17 in London, the team behind the chain have taken a risk by straying from their previous model for...
wentworth village shop kent

With passing trade from both local workers and tourists, Wentworth Village Shop, located between Barnsley and Rotherham, is a testament to the power of...
Vince Malone

Before 2013, Vince Malone lived in London and worked for a car company. Then he and his wife decided they wanted to take it...

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In an ever-changing world of digital transformation, it has become more important than ever for local retailers to have the tools they need to be able to keep up with the diversifying needs of...

Retailer blogs and opinion

Ken Segall spent 12 years working for Steve Jobs on advertising Apple products and is famous for developing the “think different” campaign and putting...
Seven-point plan for profitability

In January, it is traditional to reflect on the changes we want (or need) to make in our professional lives and set worthy goals...
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We’re having a really poor time at the moment and have taken the decision to make some cuts. We’ve had to make some changes to...
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You know the pitch: Local businesses create jobs. They provide opportunities for school leavers and university graduates. Local businesses share the local narrative. Through what...
Alcohol trends - gin

Happy New Year. I hope that your Christmas was profitable and enjoyable. I’m going to welcome in the New Year by talking about gin. This...
Budgens retail crime

Security is a concern for anyone running a retail business, but for London retailer Naveen Kumar, making his store secure has become his sole...

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