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Greens Retail on track to hit sales goals

Greens Retail MD Harris Aslam discusses how the business will hit its £100m sales goal

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How I’m saving £6,000 a year with my new green chillers

Sunder Sandher explains how energy efficient units are better for the environment - and his bottom line

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David Knight unveils new-look Budgens store

A major refit at David Knight’s Budgens in West Sussex has been two years in the making and the retailer wasn’t going to let Covid-19 stop him realising his dream store. 

Rising Costs Crisis

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Aaron Gray announces closure of Vivo Essentials Greenisland

After five-and-a-half years at the helm, rising costs are forcing him to close the store

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Daniel Wilson talks rising costs and £50,000 food waste savings

The One Stop franchisee reviews his 19-strong convenience estate and reveals plans to future proof the business

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Mital Morar to close Stretford Foodhall

He said covid and inflation drained the business and that “we have no more left in the tank”

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Retailer in dispute with EDF over energy usage

Sukhbinder Singh and EDF Energy are at odds over energy usage at his store


Energy supply dispute causing high bills

The failure to recognise a contract transfer has caused excessively high bills for a retailer

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Energy supplier confusion causes frustration for retailer

Serge Notay’s experiences with Scottish and Southern Electricity has led to frustration for the retailer

Advice Guides


What are the challenges and opportunities for retailers in 2023?

James Lowman of the ACS looks at some of the challenges facing retailers over the next year

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Five pieces of tech that could save you money

Investing in the right technology can save you money in the long-term


What Business Rates support is available to me?

Business rates are a major expense for retailers. Are you making best use of the support available?


How to switch your energy provider

Energy bills are going through the roof for small businesses. We look at how retailers can switch providers