All Campaigns articles – Page 2

  • Costcutter Layton, Blackpool
    News

    Tough work

    2013-03-26T12:24:00Z

    Tackling crime is a tough job for any retailer, especially when your store is in a challenging area. Aidan Fortune meets a manager who has reaped the rewards of standing her ground.

  • Sherborne retailers
    Features and analysis

    Sherborne ultimatum

    2013-03-12T16:55:00Z

    Tesco must be used to local opposition to its ambitions by now, but even it must have been shocked by the resistance it met from traders and residents in Sherborne. Robin Mannering reports.

  • Perry and Ecomonitor's Brian O'Hagan
    News

    Energy aware

    2013-02-28T11:17:00Z

    An Ecomonitor energy survey of Mace Victoria Dock shows that owner Perry has good awareness of his energy usage, but a few small changes could save him more money. Sarah Britton reports

  • Scott Jell
    News

    A brave new world

    2013-02-13T12:55:00Z

    With police cuts in full swing, businesses are facing up to the reality of trading with reduced support. Aidan Fortune meets a retailer who had to find ways to tackle a rising tide of shoplifting.

  • Soham
    Features and analysis

    NPPF: A reality check

    2013-01-29T16:21:00Z

    An out-of-town supermarket application near Soham is a test case for new planning rules. Robin Mannering looks at its implications for the future.

  • Southern Co-op
    News

    Southern Co-op: Friend of the earth

    2013-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Every inch of The Southern Co-op’s new Chobham store has been designed with energy saving in mind.

  • hands
    News

    Stronger together

    2013-01-04T12:45:00Z

    A collaborative approach to fighting retail crime is getting results in towns and cities across the UK. Aidan Fortune looks at such schemes and why it is more important than ever that retailers work together

  • schools
    News

    All part of the job

    2012-12-04T11:33:00Z

    Getting involved in your local community is now an essential way to stand your ground, and customers expect it of you. Robin Mannering reports

  • Forecourt
    News

    Winter warmers

    2012-11-20T11:48:00Z

    A few simple changes can make a big difference to your energy bills. Gaelle Walker provides these pointers to help you start saving today.

  • staff theft
    News

    Inside job

    2012-11-06T12:21:00Z

    Staff theft continues to be a worry for retailers, but there are ways to protect yourself from pilfering employees.

  • Spar Dartmouth
    News

    Here to stay

    2012-10-23T00:00:00Z

    Julian Holliss tells Gaelle Walker how he turned trading in the shadow of two multiples into an opportunity to restructure his business and grow footfall

  • Energy audit
    News

    In the spotlight

    2012-10-11T00:00:00Z

    An energy audit of retailer Anjali Karpal’s store in West Sussex turned up some electrifying results. How does your store compare?

  • Police and crime commissioners
    News

    Have your say

    2012-09-25T00:00:00Z

    The face of local policing is about to change with the upcoming elections of Police & Crime Commissioners…

  • Llanrwst
    News

    Behind closed doors

    2012-09-11T00:00:00Z

    A Welsh council ‘shot itself in the foot’ when it tried to sell land to Tesco behind the public’s back. Robin Mannering reports

  • Londis
    News

    Just chilling

    2012-08-28T00:00:00Z

    Sales have been anything but cool at Londis Blean since Binny Amin fitted new chillers with doors

  • Croydon
    News

    The Riots: One year on

    2012-08-14T00:00:00Z

    This time last year, UK cities were a warzone with many independent retailers suffering massive damage, loss of business and financial ruin. Aidan Fortune looks at how retailers have tried to move on

  • Brownlies_store
    Features and analysis

    The Biggar picture

    2012-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Brownlie’s of Biggar had to think outside the box to tackle the arrival of a new Sainsbury’s Local.

  • Budgens retailer Andrew Thornton
    Features and analysis

    Carbon crushers

    2012-07-17T15:42:00Z

    Results of an energy review at Andrew Thornton’s Crouch End store have enabled him to reduce his second store’s carbon footprint by 43%.

  • Zero_Tolerance
    Features and analysis

    Sense and sensibility

    2012-07-03T15:52:00Z

    Taking a common sense approach to low-level crime can help reduce incidents and build better links with the community.

  • North East Convenience Stores
    News

    Nisa Whickham: Bring it on

    2012-06-20T00:00:00Z

    Project Fightback began in September last year when the Vadhera brothers heard Tesco was set to invade their retail space.