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What are the best ways to display your biscuit category? Pladis provides four great planogram ideas to ensure you make the most out of the category.
photography policy

If you do not have a photography policy for photos being taken in your business, you need to establish one and share with all...
Hitesh Modi

Chesham retailer Hitesh Modi collaborates with Tina Childs from Coca-Cola European Partners and the IAA to identify improvements to make to his range.
One Stop fascia

Offering a structured and disciplined franchise to retailers, One Stop stores benefit from £50,000 of investment and healthy margins. Average store size: 1,600sq ft Average...
digital screens

Convenience retailers are boosting their sales by 15% by introducing digital screens that change depending on the time of day in their shop windows. The...
John Kinney

Price-marked packs, franchises and EPoS were identified as top priorities for Today’s Group to help retailers with in the coming months. Chris Dillon spoke...

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Baz Jethwa

Having a USP in a highly competitive market is vital to compete and stand out. For his third store, Bolton-based retailer Baz Jethwa opted...
Daphne Eddington

By turning adversity into opportunity Daphne Eddington has overcome her village store being flooded five times in 12 years, including during Storm Desmond last...
Robert Kirkwood

Location: Crossgates, Fife Hours: 8am-9pm Mon-Sat, 8am-8pm Sun Staff: Two full-time, one part time Size: 450sq ft Trading since: November 2015 If you ever read shining examples of convenience retailing and think it’s...

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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...

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Retail profit guide

Gail and I have been participants in the Independent Achievers Academy for many years and we greatly value what this has added to our...
Start your next journey

The purpose of Retail Express is to take retailers, of all sizes and in all locations, on the next step of their journey. That journey...

It as a great success and we had excellent customer feedback. Our new store, Greens of Tillicoultry was opened on March 1, after several weeks...
Retail crime featured heavily in the Independent Retail Report

Independent retailers play a vital role in their communities but operate under increasing pressures, so every so often it is important to remind people...
make your staff great

The impact of the UK’s minimum wage regime, in place since 1999, is posing some interesting questions for elite economists concerned about the country’s...
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I recently went to the launch of something called the Summit Scorecard, which offered analysis of the Top 50 UK retailers’ online performance. Of the...

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