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How to cash in on Christmas tobacco

Cigars see a seasonal spike in December as occasional smokers give themselves a festive treat. Asian Trader finds out how independent retailers can make...

Big profits from our furry friends

With people treating their pets as well as they treat themselves, independent retailers can make a tidy profit from the petcare sector. The UK pet...

Time to stock up for Ramadan

With Ramadan starting next month, retailers can win by stocking a selection of goodies for the iftar meal.   Ramadan, which this year will last from...

Stock your chiller for summer!

If this summer is half as warm as the last one, demand for soft drinks and alcohol will go through the roof so keep...

Freshen up your sales

Mints and gums are among the most impulsive categories in the store and earn their place on the counter top. The total gum category is...

Little people, big sales

Baby food products are often bought as a distress purchase, which means independent retail outlets are perfectly positioned to capitalise. The total infant and child...

Time-poor shoppers = cash-rich retailers

Time-poor consumers want to be able to purchase food that they can eat immediately and independent retailers are in a perfect position to capitalise. Eating...

Choc & sweets: still affordable treats

Chocolate and sugar confectionery are very old, well established markets and remain an essential category for independent retailers.   Chocolate is a resilient category which has...

Soft drinks proves resilient

One year on from the sugar levy, soft drinks is showing itself to be a robust category.   The soft drinks category is worth £8.4bn according...

Stay on top of tech

Asian Trader finds out the latest developments in technology that will help independent retailers keep on top of their business. Technology is a part of...