Benchmark your shop

Benchmarking your shop will give you an in-depth report on how you’re performing, and compare your shop with others across the country. We’ve split retail into 12 key disciplines to help make it easier for you to understand where you’re doing a good job and what areas there are to grow your sales and profits.

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Meet the Top Retailers

Is your store one of the Independent Achievers Academy Top 100 stores? Local retailers benchmarked their businesses across 12 key disciplines and were visited by our assessment partners for an in-store assessment to understand how they can better serve their communities. To see the IAA Top 100 shops for 2018 map, click here.

Top 100 Retailers

Check out the 2017 IAA Stars

Click here to see who walked away with the highest recognition in the 12 core categories - as well as the overall best shop - of the IAA at the Gala Dinner on November 29.

Check out the 2017 IAA Stars

Academy in Action

Find out how our partners are helping retailers like you to improve their store and work out what you can do in your shop by reading coverage on

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Retail Profit Guide

Download the definitive 'how to' guide for your store.

Benchmark your shop and get examples of how leading retailers have succeeded across the 12 key categories of independent convenience retail


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