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Jeet Bansi, one of our seven expert retailer columnists, explains how you can avoid missing out on seasonal opportunities As retailers we are all looking...
energy bills chillers

The retail sector will be hit by an average 1% rise in energy bills, while convenience retailers can expect to pay slightly more, according...
click & collect

Tesco’s online click & collect offering is set to receive a huge boost thanks to its merger with Booker. The supermarket giant’s click & collect locations...
proof of ID

The NFRN is calling for the creation of a criminal offence for the assault and abuse of shop workers when asking for proof of...
security

For the past three weeks RN has been focusing on the ways independent retailer can and do use digital tools in their businesses. In...
Andrew Selley

Newly appointed Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) chairman Andrew Selley has vowed to build on relationships with suppliers while helping to navigate members through...

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Spar Hackenthorpe

Location: Hackenthorpe, Sheffield Hours: 7am-10pm Mon-Sun Staff: 14 Size: 2,995sq ft Trading since: 1989 (November 2015 under Raj) Raj Aggarwal is not one to stand still if the past 18...
Peter Robinson

Pembroke retailer Peter Robinson has spent decades adapting to the rise of convenience. Now, with a new team behind him, he’s ready to meet...
One Stop Scarborough

With seven refits, effective store management systems and new products in place, Scarborough retailer Danny Wilson is confident his One Stop stores are fit...

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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

Last week, we submitted our recommendations to the Treasury ahead of what will be the final Spring Budget before the political event moves to...
Billy Kinder

Every year, the RN team visits stores up and down the UK to learn about working life in independent businesses. In the third of...
Alcohol: craft beer

Do you know about what you sell? Not just the size and shape of things and your profit margins; do you have the sort...

How many different retail messages are you pitching from the front of your shop? Too often, we see too many messages in indie retail....
price war on tobacco

Two weeks ago, I spent a fantastic day in one of Raj Aggarwal’s shops, where I got to chat to him and his staff,...

Every year, the RN team visits stores up and down the UK to learn about working life in independent businesses. In the second of...

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