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Industry News

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...
Shopkeeper

Shopkeeper protection bill gets required support to introduce in Scottish Parliament

A proposed bill that aims to protect shopkeepers in Scotland from violence and abuse got required support from MSPs to introduce in the Scottish...

Tesco shares fall as supermarket warns of tough retail market

SUPERMARKET Tesco’s share price has fallen despite reporting its best UK sales performance in over three years, after its boss expressed caution over the...

Canadian tobacco firms to pay billions in damages

THREE tobacco companies have been ordered by a Canadian court to pay C$15.5bn (£8bn), the largest award for damages in the country's history. The plaintiffs,...
JW Filshill

Filshill turnover increases by 7.3 percent

Food and drink wholesaler JW Filshill has posted an increase of 7.3 percent in ins turnover for the year ending January 31, 2019. The turnover of the Glasgow-based...

Local shops welcome investment incentives in Scottish Rates System

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) and the Scottish Grocers’ Federation have welcomed recommendations on making the business rates system fairer for retailers, especially...

Giraffe restaurant losses add to woes at Tesco

After Tesco opened new outlets and wrote down the value of some existing sites, losses at its subsidiary Giraffe restaurant business have surged up...

New Indian government may not allow foreign investment in retail

INDIA'S new government may not permit foreign retailers to open mega stores in the country due to the adverse impact the move could have...

Forum says opportunity missed with OFT’s clean bill of health for fuel pricing

  THE Forum of Private Business has described the OFT’s decision not to launch a full investigation into the state of fuel pricing as a...

We’ll give you free cases of products, says Bestway C&C

BESTWAY is offering independent retailers what it claims is a promotional ?first? - replacing rivals? products with whole cases of its own lines. ...