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Enterprising indies resurrect the famous kwiksave brand

INDEPENDENT retailers are breathing new life into the Kwik Save supermarket brand five years after it went into administration. The...

Dhamecha Group acquires ninth site, first in Birmingham

The Dhamecha Group, one of the largest independent wholesaler's in the London area and a member of the Today’s Group, has recently announced the...
sainsbury's asda merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda seek judicial review of CMA merger inquiry

Sainsbury's and Asda today (12 December) said they will lodge an application with the Competition Appeal Tribunal for a judicial review of the Competition...

Independent Discount Retailers Booming

INDEPENDENT discount retail is undergoing a boom to rival that of large chains such as Aldi and Lidl, new research reveals. The poll of 2,000...

Chancellor must step up support for small retailers, says FSB

UK retail sales dropped 0.8% in September, new figures reveal. Mike Cherry, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman, commented: “Today’s figures reflect the perfect...

Shapps Report on Sunday Trading dismissed by industry groups

THE ASSOCIATION of Convenience Stores (ACS) has dismissed a new report published on Sunday by Grant Shapps MP which argues for extending Sunday trading...

Retailers slam ASH over tobacco decline claims

INDEPENDENT retailers have hit back at a new report from health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) questioning the profitability of tobacco products...

Scottish Local Shop Report highlights Scots’ entrepreneurial bend to MSPs

THE Scottish Local Shop Report has once again highlighted the importance of the convenience industry in Scotland following its publication. The report's arrival was...

No recovery for 2 years, say traders

  NINETY-SIX percent of retailers are not expecting to see any economic recovery in the next two years, according to research by business insurance specialist...

Prosecco top choice for valentines; gin could catch up, data shows

Market data from Central England Co-op shows that Prosecco remains top choice for Valentine’s Day, while gin is playing catch-up. The retailer has seen a...