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Chris Rolfe

Chris Rolfe
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Chris is associate editor for Retail Newsagent. She has vast experience of researching and writing stories and features about every aspect of the convenience channel. Each week she helps the Retail Newsagent team speak to the best retailers and suppliers to provide readers with the most up-to-date information on key topics. She can be found on @ChrisRolfeRN, on chris.rolfe@newtrade.co.uk and at 020 7689 3362.
tobacco sanctions

Retailers should voice their opinions on tobacco sanctions in a new government consultation, Imperial Tobacco has said. The consultation, which launched last month, is seeking...
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...
One Stop Stoneyburn

When Yasmine Mohammed returned from Pakistan 18 months ago she had a big decision to make. Could the Scot bring her business back from...
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...
Nainesh Shah at Mayhew newsagents

Nainesh Shah has earned the loyalty of locals and visitors to London’s exclusive Belgravia, by providing unique specialist ranges and excellent customer service. Chris...
fresh and chilled waste

Fresh and chilled is an increasingly important category for independent retailers, as stores pivot away from traditional CTN categories while seeking points of differences...

Ahead of this week’s national council meeting, NFRN chief executive Paul Baxter outlines five things the federation will do to help members grow profits...
Daily Mail price

The Daily Mail has announced its first price increase on its Saturday edition for five years. The paper will increase from 90p to £1 on...
Telegraph 20p price rise

The price of the weekday Telegraph is to rise by 20p to £1.60 on Monday 3 October, with retail terms increasing to 34.4p per...

Sid Essa began offering in-store deals via bigDL last month, with help from his News UK rep, and is attracting shoppers who are eager...