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Soaring parking charges driving shoppers away from high street

  INDEPENDENT retailers have hit out furiously after it emerged that revenues from parking charges rocketed by 15 per cent last year. They accused local authorities...

Retailers ask Javid to freeze business rates

More than 50 British retailers, including Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrisons have urged the government to freeze business rates to help out...

Diplomats jailed for tobacco fraud

SEVEN people, including four diplomats at the Gambian Embassy, have been jailed for a total of 33 years for selling tobacco on the illicit...

Costcutter unveils next phase of Shopper First programme

Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has unveiled the next phase of its Shopper First programme at its Expo in Harrogate. Shopper First, launched in 2017, provides CSG...

One Stop Franchise opened with Leicester Football legend Steve Walsh

A ONE Stop Franchise officially opened in Wicklow Drive, Leicester over the May bank holiday weekend. Its owners, the Chhatralia family, have said they...

WHO calls for trans fats to be eliminated within five years

The world could eliminate industrially-produced trans fats by 2023, the World Health Organization said on Monday, unveiling a plan that it said would prevent...

Edrington-Beam Suntory UK appoints Nick Temperley to lead London operation

Former Head of Reserve Brands at Diageo, Nick Temperley, has joined Edrington-Beam Suntory UK to become its new General Manager for London. The appointment will...

Westons Cider sales soar at Cheltenham Jazz Festival

  WESTONS Cider reported record sales at this year's Cheltenham Jazz Festival where their brand Henry Weston was the 'Official Cider' of the event.   This year...

HMRC criticised by MPs over ‘too few’ prosecutions of smugglers

THE UK's tax authorities should take more people to court for alcohol smuggling, says a group of influential MPs. The Public...

Sadiq Khan seeks retailers’ support to ensure healthy food for Londoners  

Local convenience stores have a crucial role to play in increasing access to healthy food in local communities, said the London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s...