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Public money used to lobby government over plain packaging

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of public money is being spent lobbying the government to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. Smokefree South...

Retailers’ campaign to force landlords to accept monthly rents could be ‘illegal’

A MASS campaign by retailers to force landlords to accept rents monthly rather than quarterly could be illegal under competition law, claims the British...

Shoppers ‘duped’ by multiples’ price-cut claims, says a report

BRITAIN’s biggest supermarkets are fooling shoppers with false claims over their so-called price cuts. Experts studied eight years of prices at Tesco, Sainsbury’s,...

UK’s top selling exotic juice drink to be launched in ice cream format

RUBICON, one of the UK’s fastest growing brands and the number one exotic juice drink, is to use its growing awareness among consumers to...

Jardin’s passes œ1m mark for Good causes

Jardin's newsagents in Winchmore Hill, London has raised over £1m for good causes through the National Lottery. "As a retailer we are delighted...

Small stores hope for œ1bn windfall as tobacco display ban hits big boys

SMALL stores could grab an incredible £1bn worth of extra sales, experts were predicting as the final countdown began for the tobacco display ban...

Camelot to boost the number of indies’ lottery outlets by 6,000

CAMELOT is to increase the number of National Lottery outlets by around 8,000 – including 6000 especially earmarked for independent stores. ...

Booker offer free Epos to customers

Booker the UK’s leading food & drink wholesaler, is now providing free Epos to independent retailers. Retailers simply agree to spend more at their local...

Spiralling fuel costs bringing more customers to small grocery shops

SPIRALLING fuel costs are set to boost the fortunes of small shops. Nearly half of shoppers say they will use shops nearer to them...