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Welcome to Bira, where independent retail shop owners come to save time and money.  

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Future-proof your business

Bira has delivered genuine savings for independent retailers on essential business services for over 120 years.

Through Bira membership you can reduce your outgoings or even increase your footfall – our services are designed to work around your ambitions.

Member benefits

Your retail buying calendar 2020

From the must-attend trade shows, holidays to local and international calendar dates, use the Bira Direct Retail Buying Calendar to plan in your product ranges, events and to increase your brand awareness.

Stay connected

Whether you're a start-up or have been in business for decades, signing up for our newsletter is the first step to improving business productivity, saving time and thousands of pounds each year.

Help us improve your experience

Whether you've been with us for 1 month, 1 year, 10 years or longer, your experience of Bira membership is crucial to us. That's why we'd like your feedback on us, our services, your experiences and more in our Bira Membership Survey. Members that provide a complete survey will be entered into our prize draw where two will win £400*.

Retail sectors

We are proud to support, advise and lobby on behalf of all independent retail businesses in the UK, from local DIY & hardware stores to health stores, cafes & eateries, boutiques, salons, fashion retailers, department stores and more.
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