Campaigns

  • Byford Foods Hall
    News

    Retailer takes on National Grid over lost trade

    2016-10-04T11:10:00Z

    A Londis retailer in Essex is seeking compensation from the National Grid over major gas works which he estimates will cost him nearly £15,000 in lost sales and has forced him to invest in marketing material to stem the decline in footfall.

  • crime
    News

    Reporting crime: The matter of facts

    2015-05-18T16:30:00Z

    Police cutbacks and rising crime mean it’s vital retailers provide clear evidence of crimes they report. Here’s how to present a watertight case.

  • competition
    News

    Watching the competition

    2014-01-20T10:08:00Z

    No business can afford to live in a bubble. Keeping an eye on the  competition means getting up close and personal with rivals and employing the sleuthing skills of staff and customers.

  • Energy
    Features

    Fixed price energy contracts

    2013-12-24T12:57:00Z

    Fixing your energy prices can feel like a bit of a gamble, but as energy costs continue to mount, it’s one which should pay off.

  • zero tolerance
    News

    Safety after dark

    2013-09-11T12:22:00Z

    You may be there for your community day and night, but this accesibility can make you vulnerable to those who see an open store as an open target.

  • Tesco Express
    News

    Frontline revisited

    2013-08-27T12:03:00Z

    A number of c-stores have taken on the multiples when they moved in on their patch. But have they sustained the fight? Robin Mannering reports.

  • Chillers
    News

    Cool runnings

    2013-08-13T12:23:00Z

    Hot weather can play havoc with your chillers and send energy bills soaring. Here are a few pointers to make sure your equipment keeps its cool

  • Veena Odedra
    News

    The lines are open

    2013-07-30T14:57:00Z

    A new Crime Bill may change the way the police enforce the law, but that doesn’t mean retailers should stop communicating with their local force.

  • electricity
    News

    Electrify your profits

    2013-07-03T14:43:00Z

    A growing number of retailers are investing in a new way to save money on their energy bills and extend the life of their electrical goods. Gaelle Walker finds out more about the potential of voltage optimisation.

  • Zero tolerance
    News

    Don't suffer in silence

    2013-06-18T00:00:00Z

    It may feel like a pointless exercise at times, but failing to report crime will only make it worse.