A market town co-operative food store has linked with local businesses in a bid to encourage residents to shop locally and support the community.
UK consumers’ confidence in their disposable income has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years, new research reveals.
Starbucks sites in the UK are now dominated by franchised or licensed outlets, which soared in number by more than 100 in the year ending 2 October 2016, amid the closure or sale of dozens of company-owned sites.
Ethically-motivated shopping is an increasingly important growth market that is expected to become a major retailing trend in the near future, a new report from global real estate advisor Colliers International claims.
Convenience store retailers are reporting a successful weekend of Easter trading, with sales of chocolate eggs particularly buoyant.
Leading c-store retailers are singing the praises of digital media screens, ahead of a national roll-out by one of the main providers.
Innovative Bites, the importer and wholesaler of American grocery and confectionery products, has announced the acquisition of Hancocks, the UK’s leading supplier of wholesale sweets.
The Co-op has announced it will be launching a new wide-reaching food redistribution scheme this week, supporting 2,500 good causes in towns and villages in postal areas where it has stores.
The Connolly family’s Spar store in Tidworth, Wiltshire, has reopened following a £1m redevelopment project.
Tesco has shed further light on the “mixture of opportunities” that its proposed £3.7bn acquisition of Booker will present, including the possibility of enhanced financial services and click and collect for independent retailers.
Blakemore Wholesale Distribution has announced a five-year deal to supply 220 Royal Voluntary Service hospital sites.
Blakemore Wholesale has opened the first Bmorelocal store in North Wales, bringing its total estate of stores up to six.
Did Easter sales match expectations?
Donna Mullan, co-owner of Mullan’s Spar in Armagh, describes the impact of winning CRA 2017.