betterRetailing.com is the online hub aimed at supporting independent convenience retailers with a site full of ideas, tools and resources to help you grow your business.

Our dedicated and informed team of bloggers consists of numerous award winning independent retailers. Our team write about their experiences and the lessons they learn from running their own businesses in this challenging but rewarding marketplace. Sharing ideas among peers is the best way to grow your business so we hope you get inspired by what you read.

Alongside our retailer bloggers we have a team of expert journalists from our leading trade magazines Retail Express and Retail Newsagent.

We encourage you to interact and comment on the site.  Give us your feedback. Tell us about your experiences in the trade.  betterRetailing is more than just a site full of ideas, we are an online community of retailers so get involved in the discussion.  We’d love you to be a part of our community!

Energising independent retailers

betterRetailing is part of the wider family of Newtrade a company which prides itself on energising independent retailers through a variety of products and solutions.  Have a look at our publications and events below to find out more.

Latest Posts


Jenny Wren launches Christmas Belgian chocolate gift boxes

Kentish chocolate brand Jenny Wren is aiming to help retailers drive sales in the ‘poorly-served’ sub-£10 gift sector with its new Christmas boxes. The box...
Smint XXL Breast cancer

Smint brings back partnership with Breast Cancer Care

Smint is partnering with Breast Cancer Care and donating 5p from every pack of Strawberry XXL tins sold to the charity. The brand has decided...
Jacob's Creek Le Petit Rosé

Jacob’s Creek taps into 30.5% category growth with Le Petit Rosé

Retailers can keep their store in the pink by expanding their ranging of dry rosé wine, with stats showing a shift in demand from...

Calorie cap on hospital convenience stores

Hospitals are to be given extra funding for cracking down on confectionery sales within Hospital grounds, with a 250-calorie cap to be enforced by...
Tes, HND, local schoools

Tes: Independent retailers should deliver to local schools

Independent retailers who capitalise on their local knowledge have an opportunity to bolster magazine sales, the publisher of Tes and THE (Times Higher Education)...