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Bay Bashir

Bay Bashir
Belle Vue Convenience Store, Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Zapper response

“We began partnering with Zapper – the response has been incredible”

Bay Bashir, one of our seven expert retailer columnists, reveals how he is planning to make more from fresh & chilled and technology. Three weeks...

Bay Bashir explains how he uses networking events to grow his business

Bay Bashir, one of our seven expert retailer columnists, explains how networking with other retailers at trade events can have huge business benefits. Every time...
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Bay Bashir explains how the IAA has helped his business

For the past five years I’ve been benchmarking my store and making the changes the Independent Achievers Academy recommends; and in the past couple...
halloween pumpkin

Why you cannot afford to miss out on seasonal opportunities

Bay Bashir explains why you cannot afford to miss out on seasonal opportunities Now that summer is nearly out of the way it’s important that retailers...
attracting customers with a bbq

It’s about attracting new customers and getting involved in the community

I’m really looking forward to summer. We’ve got our slush machine back in both of our stores, which is a must-have for this time...
new store

The challenges and benefits of opening a new store

I’m in the process of taking over a new store about three miles away from my other two. It’s very run down, but I’ve...

Look out for your customers and they will look out for you

This time of year is perfect for working with the community. Halloween was a massive occasion, but most retailers don’t really engage with it....

How is Bay Bashir growing sales this summer?

This summer we’ve themed our offers around the meal for tonight, linking meal deals with alcohol. We’ve got a great fresh and chilled range,...

The importance of giving back to the community

Bay Bashir, talks about how he rallied the community to help a crucial customer in their hour of need. Three weeks ago one of our customers...
display ban

Have you prepared for the tobacco display ban?

With less than three months until tobacco gantries have to go dark, I want to stress how important it is that convenience retailers and...