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Louise Banham

Louise Banham
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Louise is the editor of Retail Express, which reaches more than 50,000 stores every fortnight. Retail Express is the start of the journey for every independent convenience retailer, providing key news stories and effective, easy-to-implement advice. Louise can be found on Twitter at @RetailExpress and @LouiseBanhamRE; on louise.banham@newtrade.co.uk; and 020 7689 3353.
Focus on health to thrive in sugar tax market, says Britvic

Independent retailers have to tap into the trend for healthier soft drinks if they want to succeed in a sugar tax environment. That was the...
Start your next journey

The purpose of Retail Express is to take retailers, of all sizes and in all locations, on the next step of their journey. That journey...

Independent retailers should partner with local crime prevention initiatives to tackle the growing problem of retail crime. That was the message as the ACS launched...
IAA study day

The IAA study day kicked off with a visit to Siva Thievanayagan’s Nisa Local Fletton shop in Peterborough this week. Here, we bring you a gallery...
business rates budget

Philip Hammond delivered his first and the final spring Budget today, where business rates, a lowering of the sugar levy, a minimum excise on tobacco...

Nisa retailers can expect a flurry of sales-driving activity in store to celebrate the symbol group's 40th anniversary. The company will roll out a series...
Robert Kirkwood

Location: Crossgates, Fife Hours: 8am-9pm Mon-Sat, 8am-8pm Sun Staff: Two full-time, one part time Size: 450sq ft Trading since: November 2015 If you ever read shining examples of convenience retailing and think it’s...
Business rates: do you feel lucky?

All eyes will be on the Budget on March 8 and the focus for many will be what chancellor Philip Hammond has to say...
Retail crime tops NFRN agenda

Better protection for independent retailers against violent crime topped the NFRN’s agenda at the launch of its Independent Retail Report 2017 yesterday. At a parliamentary...
price war on tobacco

Two weeks ago, I spent a fantastic day in one of Raj Aggarwal’s shops, where I got to chat to him and his staff,...