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Hero shopkeeper told: I’ll blow your head off!

  A STORE owner has told how his business has suffered and he has been the victim of death threats after singlehandedly foiling the third...

‘Taking away their licence is a far greater penalty than a fine’

  AN INDEPENDENT off-licence has become the first in Birmingham to lose the right to sell beer, wines and spirits after being caught making underage...

Publishers cut news margins

  NEWSAGENTS have been hit after publishers increased cover prices but cut margins.   Newsquest and Northcliffe (Local World) have put up cover prices on a number...

Twenty shops shut down every day

  AS MANY as 20 retail outlets are closing every day, according to a new report which has prompted renewed calls from the NFRN for...

P&H will focus on its ‘wholesale strengths’

  COSTCUTTER has signed a new eight year wholesale distribution contract with Palmer & Harvey as part of the Buyco venture.   Under the agreement, Palmer &...

Shock figures reveal third of cigarettes in London ‘illegal’

  AS MANY as a third of all cigarettes smoked by Londoners are either illicit, or counterfeits smuggled into Britain, a major new survey has...

Massive tobacco haul strengthens argument against plain packaging

  THE SEIZURE of 30 million smuggled cigarettes at Southampton Container Port earlier this month underlines the “the massive scale” of the problem and strengthens...

Costcutter and P&H to ‘transform convenience’

  RETAIL group Costcutter and wholesaler Palmer & Harvey are to launch a new joint venture company they claim will “transform the convenience sector in...

Missed opportunity to tackle tax evasion, promote growth and support the public finances

  THE FEDERATION of Wholesale Distributors welcomes today’s announcement on the abolition of the beer duty escalator but the says the Government has missed a...

Budget 2013: Osborne has some good news for convenience store retailers

  THE SCOTTISH Grocer’s Federation has warmly welcomed action in the budget to reduce the cost of National Insurance and to ensure faster payment on...