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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.
Welsh assembly illicit tobacco

The NFRN has spoken out against a tobacco register for Welsh retailers and said more needs to be done to tackle the illicit tobacco...
scratchcard staff theft

The owner of a convenience store in Burton-on-Trent was forced to sell up after staff theft of lottery tickets and scratchcards cost around £47,000. Stafford Crown...
Nescafé

Nescafé is the latest big brand to raise its prices in the wake of the EU referendum vote. Brexit has been blamed for Nescafé’s...
Business Rates Bombshell

Next month’s Budget could reveal proposals to bring in self-assessment for business rates, according to industry experts, placing further burdens on independent retailers. The move,...
plain pack stock gap

Issues in the tobacco supply chain as retailers switch from standard to plain packaging are leaving shops’ gantries looking “like they’ve been robbed”. That’s the...

A retailer is enrolling support from other stores, local press and his MP after seeing his business rates double in his two stores. Elfed Roberts,...
loan app

Barclays is helping retailers get easier and quicker access to finance with a mobile app offering loans for businesses in less than an hour....
Greggs

Sausage rolls and pasties to City workers’ desks at lunchtime – that’s the aim of a new delivery service being trialled in the heart...
Camelot suspends store

Camelot has suspended a retailer who has been stripped of his alcohol licence after his third conviction for selling illicit booze. The north-west London-based...
wholesalers sales

Wholesalers enjoyed bumper sales and results both for themselves and members, according to a raft of figures released after the busy Christmas period. Seasonal...