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Industry News

Store owner’s outstanding display nets huge prize

AN INDEPENDENT c-store owner has won a brand new Ford Duratoq TDCi van filled with 90 cases of Damme Cold Coors Light in a...

Why Tesco and Walmart aren’t rushing to set up stores in India

A YEAR since India reduced foreign investment barriers to its retail sector to spur flagging economic growth, confusing rules and political uncertainty are keeping...

Cover price rises boosts newsagents

NEWSAGENTS have received a boost, with the Eastern Daily Press raising the cover price of its Fenland and King’s Lynn editions for the second...

Retailers urged to spot scams

UKASH, the online cash payments provider, has launched an awards scheme for retailers in a bid to tackle prepaid voucher scams.   The Ukash ‘Community Champion’...

Lottery boss drops in on retailer Narendra

ANDY Duncan, Managing Director of Camelot UK Lotteries Limited, paid a visit to Narendra Patel at Speedy Supermarket in Watford as new Lotto went...

Shopkeeper Javaid’s evil killer jailed for 15 years

AN EVIL thug who killed a popular shopkeeper by stabbing him in the neck during a botched robbery has been put behind bars.   Lee Anderson...

Tobacco giant brands EU plan to curb cigarettes as ‘ill-informed’ and ‘excessive’

ONE of the world’s largest tobacco firms has launched a scathing attack on draconian moves by the EU to curb tobacco.   Imperial Tobacco, whose brands...

One Stop chooses Palmer and Harvey as its chilled delivery partner

PALMER and Harvey, the UK’s No.1 delivered wholesaler, has today announced that it has signed a rolling agreement with One Stop to become the...

Assistant is charged with murder

A POPULAR shop owner was murdered by one of his staff for his day's takings of £2,500, a jury has heard.   Vairamutha Thiyagarajah, 56, suffered...

Let us pay plastic bag tax too, say e-friendly indies

INDEPENDENT newsagents have called on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg not to “exclude” them when the plastic bag tax comes into effect in England.   The...