Luton retailer’s rejig of store uplifts sales

A Luton retailer has gone for a re-merchandising of his entire store just two years after opening the purpose built Nisa Local.Barry Patel, who...

Sun Mark boss meets PM at Vaisakhi party

DR. RAMI RANGER, Managing Director of international marketing and distribution company Sun Mark, met Prime Minister David Cameron at a Downing Street reception to...

Legal Highs warning

THE NFRN is strongly advising all of its members not to sell ‘legal highs.’The issue of new psychoactive substances (NPS), as they are technically...
Payzone acquisition by Post Office

Joint Post Office and Payzone network wins ScottishPower contract

Post Office and Payzone bill payments have won their first contract post acquisition with ScottishPower Smart Metering.Post Office acquired the bill payments systems business of Payzone...

Müller launches £100m business improvement programme; indicates ‘tough decisions’ ahead

Müller Milk & Ingredients has launched a £100m cost and margin improvement programme which aims to secure a vibrant and sustainable future for the...

ACS urges chancellor to tackle Living Wage in Budget

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called on Westminster to introduce measures to offset the impact of the National Living Wage on retailers...

NFRN decries cut in retail margin for Express and Star

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has condemned the cut in retail margin announced along with the cover price increase for both the Daily...
vaping

Rapid increase in number of UK vapers: study

An estimated 3.2 million people in Britain are now users of e-cigarettes, or vapes, compared with around 7.4 million who smoke tobacco cigarettes, according...

Fox’s kicks off year-long centenary celebrations

Big Bear Confectionery, owner of the iconic brand Fox’s Glacier, is kicking off a year of activity to celebrate the brand’s 100th anniversary.The brand has...

Portas Pilot towns ‘wasted’ grant money

 THE PORTAS Pilots initiative in which 12 towns were elected to lead the revival of UK high streets has been criticised for ‘wasting’ money...