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Gurpreet Samrai

Gurpreet Samrai
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Gurpeet is a former news editor for RN magazine.
Baz Jethwa

Baz Jethwa knows the importance of a great USP

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

Back bigger and better after Storm Desmond

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

Wholesalers: tobacco suppliers will help retailers with branded stock post-EUTPD II

Tobacco manufacturers will step in to ensure retailers are not left with non-compliant stock as EUTPD II takes effect, according to wholesalers. RN spoke to...
food to go

Food to go at forefront of Best-one’s new format

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

We’ll tap in to the best of Tesco says Booker boss

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

Government warned it needs to do more to secure the future of 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 confirms it is in talks with the Express and Star’s publisher

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

Weak pound and Brexit set to push prices up

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...

Are you missing out on an opportunity to boost your sales by up to...

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 rises

Government told to introduce business rate relief after moving the goalpost

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...