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Retail Express, the fortnightly newspaper for busy convenience retailers, delivers bite-sized, straight-to-the-point content, and can be read within 15 minutes. Find us on Twitter @RetailExpress, on 020 7689 0600 or at 11 Angel Gate, London EC1V 2SD.
AWRS

The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) will come into force on April 1, and retailers are being reminded to check that their wholesalers have...
Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme

1. What is the AWRS? The Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme came into force in 2016. As a result, any wholesaler that sells alcohol needs to...
tobacco regulations

Convenience stores are already starting to see the detrimental effects of the new tobacco regulations, according to a survey carried out by the Tobacco...
Independent Achievers Academy 2017 Study Day at Nisa Fletton

Some of the country’s top retailers and leading suppliers were in attendance at the Retail Study Day for the Independent Achievers Academy 2017 –...
bottle deposit scheme

Coca-Cola’s decision to put its weight behind plans for the Scottish government to introduce a bottle deposit scheme has been criticised by the Scottish...
Alcohol prices

A rethink on the way alcohol is taxed could help bring about a fall in the price of booze at retail, according to a...
Pay it Forward

Mo Razzaq of Family Shopper in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, has launched a ‘Pay it Forward’ scheme to help those less fortunate in his local...
Welsh retailers to receive business rates relief

The Welsh government has pledged £10m in funding relief for retailers adversely affected by business rates revaluation. The scheme will support almost 15,000 high street...
business rates

Independent convenience retailers have demanded that the Government takes action on March 8 to lessen the devastating impact of sweeping business rate rises due...
Carriage charge concerns to be raised in parliament by NFRN

The NFRN will take its concerns over carriage charge increases by both Menzies and EM News to parliament. The two companies announced that as of...