Natalie Goodridge of HIM suggests meal solutions are a big opportunity for c-stores this year.
The ACS is stepping up its campaign to tackle alcohol duty fraud.
Budgens retailer David Knight has purchased a new 6,000sq ft store a few miles from his award-winning Hassocks store.
It’s so important for retailers to go to other stores and see what they can learn, says Londis retailer Sunder Sandher.
Confidence is improving, and shoppers say they want their local stores to succeed, says HIM’s Natalie Goodridge.
It’s a strange feeling when you get a member of staff handing in their resignation, says Shetland retailer Scott Preston.
Such has been the success of local products that independents should be asking whether they can afford not to stock them, says editor David Rees.
M Local has just opened near Sunder’s Londis Headington store, but so his fears have gone unfounded.
The Autumn Financial Statement has become one of the most important days in the political calendar, says James Lowman.
Shetland retailer Scott disputes the much-repeated concerns over nails in coffins - literally as well as metaphorically.
With Halloween lighting up sales, Premier retailer Linda Williams is now looking forward to Small Business Saturday and the Christmas season.
Christmas, the relaunched National Lottery and a recent wine trip to Chile give Londis retailer Sunder Sandher reasons to be cheerful.
The rates system is broken and the onus is on George Osborne to fix it, says ACS chief executive James Lowman.
The Big Night In continues to grow in UK households, so from Thursday to Sunday you need to be prepared, says HIM’s Natalie Goodridge.
David Knight’s decision to upgrade his building security prevented a gang from breaking into his Hassocks store. But he was not prepared for the lack of police support.
Sunder Sandher is gearing up for the opening of an M Local near his Londis store in Oxford.
Maintaining a town centre first planning policy is vital for our high streets, argues James Lowman.
Halloween is one of the biggest events of the retail year, says HIM’s Natalie Goodridge.
While Hassocks took its holidays, it was back to school for Budgens retailer David Knight who undertook a comprehensive review of his business.
Click and collect is a threat worth taking seriously, says editor David Rees.
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