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Peter Lamb

Peter Lamb
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Peter Lamb is the owner of Lamb’s Larder Village Shop in Bells Yew Green, East Sussex. He moved to the UK from Australia in 2007. Peter is the author of "So, You want to run a convenience store" as well as a columnist for Retail Express.
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Peter Lamb explains how you can keep your store ahead of the game

When you run a convenience store for a long period of time, it is easy to become blind to the dating of your surroundings,...
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Peter Lamb explains why now is the right time to bring in new local...

Since opening our shop more than seven years ago, I have always wanted to sell flowers, but the fact that they die quickly has...
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Peter Lamb reveals how he makes the most of every opportunity

Peter Lamb, one of our seven expert retailer columnists, explains why everything is an opportunity Here at Lambs Larder, I am always looking for new...
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Peter Lamb shares tips for engaging with shoppers on their smartphones

This year I joined Stefan Appleby at the Local Shop Summit for a panel on how to engage with shoppers on their smartphones. Our current...
Brownies

‘Make your store stand out from the supermarkets by stocking products they don’t’

Every business evolves but how you control it is up to you. Business evolution can happen either in a managed way or randomly but...
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Don’t be bullied by big suppliers

Recently, here at Lambs Larder, we took a decision that could have gone two ways. We decided to cease trading with one of our...
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How cyclists and chess have helped avoid a sales plummet

Disneyland is a destination, the Tower of London is a destination and your shop can be a destination also. You just need to think...
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Opportunities for sales growth this summer

Peter Lamb discusses how he is using his forecourt to create summer excitement. Summer time is always an enjoyable season for most people but it...
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Finding the right work-life balance is important

How many days a week do you work? If the answer is seven, you need to readdress your work-life balance. As with everything in life,...
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The best way to use Twitter

Like Facebook, Twitter should not be ignored. Unlike Facebook however, you cannot simply advertise what is happening in the shop, because no one will...