The Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has signed an agreement with mobile app Jisp which will see a number of independent retailers trialling a suite of ecommerce solutions over the coming weeks.
Vape shops will be allowed to re-open for business on 15 June following three months of closure under the UK lockdown legislation.
Retailers are reporting widespread consumer confusion and frustration following the ban on menthol and capsule cigarettes on 20 May.
Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has returned to profit on the back of a strong year of sales, according to results filed at Companies House this week.
Independent Spar retailer MK Vaish is praising the generosity of his local customers following soaring food donations to a local homeless charity during lockdown.
Online ordering accounted for 13% of all grocery spend in the UK in the four weeks ending 16 May, a record high, according new figures released by Nielsen.
The Hancocks depots in Coventry, Stoke, Croydon and Reading will not reopen after the coronavirus crisis has passed, the company has confirmed.
Bestway Wholesale managing director Dawood Pervez took the opportunity to praise independent retailers when invited onto Sky News’ Ian King Show last week.
Outdoor markets in England can re-open from 1 June as part of the latest wave of relaxation of lockdown restrictions.
The heroic team behind Eldred Drive Stores (Premier) in Orpington, Kent, are still “reeling” after a special visit from the local Mayor and councillors to thank them for their incredible community efforts during the coronavirus outbreak.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to help postmasters wrongfully convicted as a result of the Post Office Horizon accounting scandal take their cases to the Court of Appeal.