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Steven Lambert

Steven Lambert
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Steven is a former reporter on Retail Newsagent. His replacement can be found at 020 7689 3357.
Darren Briggs

Darren Briggs transforms his store with Bestway

With supermarkets dominating his local community, Welsh retailer Darren Briggs felt it was time to transform his store with help from Bestway. The result was the creation...
double-digit growth

Sugar tax could cost convenience retailers £8.1k in soft drink sales

Independent retailers risk losing up to £8,100 in soft drinks sales every year as a result of the proposed sugar tax, according to an...
Wanda and Marc Winchester outside Bmorelocal Swansea

Why Wanda and Marc Winchester decided to join Bmorelocal…

Four months into running their store in Swansea town centre, retailers Wanda and Marc Winchester felt they needed to do more for their customers....
Mital Patel

Mital Patel makes over £17,000 a week with the help of Bargain Booze

Surrounded by larger retailers, Essex retailer Mital Patel decided to focus his store on value alcohol at prices big chains couldn’t compete with. With Bargain...

Symbol stores looking to score with bespoke Euro 2016 deals and promotions

Convenience retailers are expecting big sales from Euro 2016 and other summer sporting events after working with their symbol groups to develop bespoke promotions...

Bmorelocal retailer working on loyalty scheme to attract early trade to new store

New Bmorelocal retailer Wanda Winchester told RN she is working with Blakemore Wholesale to develop a bespoke shopper loyalty scheme as part of early...
Independent Retail

“Sugar tax is just the beginning” – expert warns retailers to adapt ranges ahead...

Independent retailers need to drastically change their product ranges to meet shopper demands for healthier food and prepare for future legislation on snacks and...
best-one value

Watch out Aldi and Lidl – Bestway trials new value-led fascia to take on...

Bestway is helping its retailers take on the discounters with the launch of a dedicated value-led fascia, planned for roll-out this year. The group has...

‘Over 100 downloads and counting’ – Simply Fresh’s positive app trial leads to ambitious...

Simply Fresh has unveiled ambitious plans for the rollout of its new digital app after more than 100 shoppers in a rural area signed...
plain packaging

Westminster gets green light for plain packs after court rejects tobacco firms’ legal challenge

The government has been given the go-ahead to introduce plain tobacco packaging after a legal challenge by manufacturers against the measure was rejected. JTI, Imperial Tobacco,...