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Gurpreet Samrai

Gurpreet Samrai
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Gurpeet is the news editor for Retail Newsagent. Each week, Gurpreet gets to the heart of the convenience retail industry to bring Retail Newsagent readers the latest news that will affect their store. Gurpreet can be found on Twitter at @GurpreetS_RN, on gurpreet.samrai@newtrade.co.uk and at 020 7689 3386.
food to go

Best-one will launch a new food to go-focused store format next week, its bosses have revealed, after shoppers ranked the symbol the UK’s third...
booker tesco

Booker will tap into Tesco’s systems, support and range advice to help independent retailers, chief executive Charles Wilson has told RN. In an exclusive interview...
rural shops

Rural retailers need more support to continue to provide essential services to customers, the Association of Convenience Stores has warned. To coincide with the launch...
increase

Trinity Mirror has confirmed it is in talks with Northern & Shell about a potential tie-up deal. The two companies held talks about a possible...
Business rates review

Shoppers will see higher prices across the convenience sector from January as suppliers pass on cost increases, RN wholesale research shows. After two years of...

More than half of retailers are missing out on an opportunity to boost their stores’ sales by up to 20% by not embracing social media. Research...
business rates values

The government is being called on to introduce a London Small Business Rate Relief after moving the goalpost which would have exempt 600,000 businesses...

Independent retailers can make their e-cigarette range deliver more pounds per square metre than any other category by becoming a specialist, according to NFRN...
store branded range by the Taylor-Greens

A Hampshire retailing duo has launched an own label range for their store to add a point of difference and capitalise on the growth...

A new Premier consumer app being trialled by Booker Group is pulling in almost triple the average store basket spend and new customers. Mandeep Singh,...