New research highlights how real-time technology allows independent retailers to focus better on multi-channel sales, while simultaneously boosting weekly order volume by over 50% and revenue by 30%, and cutting nearly two months of work annually.
Brightpearl, retail management solution of
One in five Brits shop with independent retailers more than they did one year ago, rising to almost one in three (30%) for the 18 to 24-year-old age group, new research shows.
The research, conducted by The Leadership Factor on behalf
Consumers across the UK came out in force to support the UK’s second Small Business Saturday on 6 December 2014, according to the campaign’s organisers. 16.5m people were reported to have shopped in small independent businesses on the day, representing a 20%
UK Point of Sale is calling on independent retailers across Britain to snap a photo of their celebratory window displays this summer to be in with a chance of winning an iPad, to show its support of the sector and Independent Retailer
Sports and energy drinks brand Emerge is offering independent retailers an opportunity to win their own two-week billboard advertisement, close to their shop. Rewarding current stockists, and enticing new customers to the brand, the prize draw will run from 23 April
Local shops have called on Lords to reject moves to suspend Sunday Trading restrictions as figures released by the Government fail to make a convincing case for the economic benefits, claims the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS). The Government’s impact
A new shopping concept, which bundles online orders from independent businesses to deliver to shoppers in one order, has been launched in Hertfordshire. Called Tilia, the business aims to represent and support thousands of small shops and retailers and help
Independent retailers need a boost to keep pace with changing UK high streets, argues Jason Stockwood, CEO at insurance provider, Simply Business “Britain’s high streets are in the midst of a radical change – and retailers need concrete government support
The ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is urging retailers to take simple steps to protect themselves, their staff and their businesses in the wake of recent rioting. Reacting to horrific scenes of shops, including local convenience stores, being attacked
Independent retailers are trapped in a vice of rising business costs, which is squeezing margins, choking growth and threatening their survival, according to a major new study by business advisor, Make It Cheaper, and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr).
As a campaign to highlight the important role independent retailers play within the retail sector gets underway, Keith Bird, CEO of e-commerce solution supplier, eSellerPro argues independents can compete with multiple retailers online “High street retailing is virtually on its
Google is launching a competition to find the best independent retail website in the UK. The Best of British Web Competition aims to inspire small retailers to make the most of their websites and reap the business rewards of being