A new measure announced by planning minister Brandon Lewis to allow all shops to offer 'click and collect' services has been welcomed by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN). The change means that from April 15, retailers will no longer have to apply for planning permission before offering the service. Planning minister Brandon Lewis said: "How [...]
- Changes to click and collect planning laws welcomed by independent retailersA new measure announced by planning minister Brandon Lewis to allow all shops to offer [...]
- Landmark Wholesale reports February sales growthLandmark Wholesale said overall sales out from its depots rose by 3.5% in February, while [...]
- Londis launches Easter radio campaignLondis is launching a new advertising campaign on UK radio stations to attract customers into [...]
- Industry leaders go back to the classroom for IGD’s Schools ProgrammeHigh profile figures from the grocery industry - spanning retailing and manufacturing - are taking [...]
- Health on the High Street measures ‘would impact jobs’ – ACSThe Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to the Royal Society for Public Health’s [...]
Landmark Wholesale said overall sales out from its depots rose by 3.5% in February, while cigarette sales were up 6.9%. The company said the figures contributed to an overall sales rise of 9.5% between May 2014 and February 2015 compared to the same trading period the previous year. Landmark Wholesale managing director Martin Williams said: “We made [...]
Londis is launching a new advertising campaign on UK radio stations to attract customers into stores this Easter. Londis said the campaign features 'everyday Londis shoppers in humorous situations' talking about their Easter top-up shop. Scheduled for 'drive-time', it will be aimed at families and commuters wanting to top-up in shops on their way home. Londis brand [...]
High profile figures from the grocery industry - spanning retailing and manufacturing - are taking part in IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future Schools Programme to help 13 to 17-year-olds gain the skills they need to find work. IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch said: “While it’s great that unemployment as a whole is falling, the number of unemployed [...]
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to the Royal Society for Public Health’s (RSPH's) Health on the High Street report, calling for positive measures to support innovation on the high street instead of regulatory interventions. The ACS said a number of measures recommended in the report would have an impact on convenience stores, including: Tighter [...]
According to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), retail sales in February were up 0.7% on the previous month. Year on year, the quantity bought in the retail industry increased 5.7% on last February, the 23rd consecutive month of year-on-year growth and the longest period of sustained growth since May 2008. The data also [...]
Heineken has revamped its Star Retailer advice scheme in a move designed to get more independent retailers to adopt its brand marketing strategy. The scheme has been up and running for [...]
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A new measure announced by planning minister Brandon Lewis to allow all shops to offer 'click and collect' services has been welcomed by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN). The [...]
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