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Vim Odedra's curry from his catering service

Steve Denham visits Vim Odedra's West Chiltington store, where he has launched a successful catering service making Indian curries. On a recent trip to West Sussex I took the opportunity to visit the store I...
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I want to share with you a true story of what happened recently in my own newsagency. It is a story of how a small everyday purchase led to something bigger and how this...
news uk

Trends due to hit the convenience sector during the next 18 months will change the landscape of local retailing and alter the direction of your business. Whether it’s the rise of the franchise, the growing demand for...
home and gift

Home & Gift Harrogate a month ago was busy. Across halls and pavilions, gift and homewares retailers packed stands looking at products to stock through the Autumn and Winter. Suppliers offered greeting cards, gifts, toys,...
chess

Disneyland is a destination, the Tower of London is a destination and your shop can be a destination also. You just need to think outside the box a little. Our thoughts on creating Lambs...
subway food to go

"We started talking to Subway – and the local company they work through – in late 2013." "We had been at risk of a Tesco Metro and Tesco Express moving in not too far away...
food to go

Basic food-to-go ranges such as sandwiches have long been a feature of UK convenience retailing, but it’s clear that in the wider world, food to go has evolved into so much more. Retailers, seeking to...
academy in action

The facts Name: Alpesh Patel Store: Londis Location: Harringay, London Size: 2,800 sq ft Years retailing: 36 Years in the IAA: 2 Keeping up with trends and meeting customers’ needs is key to retail innovation. The IAA’s Nicola Stewart joined...
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Ahead of Retail Newsagent's special feature on fresh and chilled, Roli Ranger talks about the innovations he's made to his new store in Sunninghill. Don't miss RN's 26 June fresh and chilled special. Subscribe to...
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Undertaking a store development project that includes taking on a leasehold property is bound to bring a set of challenges that go beyond my retailing skill set. This means that I need to employ and...