Monthly Archives: January 2018

Stax signals declaration of intent in London area with experienced new hire

The UK’s largest non-food wholesaler, Stax Trade Centres have recently announced the hiring of Anthony Whitehead to the position DIY Sales Executive at their Bristol Branch. nAnthony will be responsible for covering the London area, working with current Stax customers to provide exceptional service as well as highlighting and developing potential new business in areas […]

Experience a trade show like no other at Spring Fair

Spring Fair: Come and experience a trade show like no other with exclusive access to the world’s newest products and latest trends This February Spring Fair returns with the most exciting show in its 70-year history, showcasing thousands of new products and shining a light on the trends shaping the gift and homeware markets. And […]

The independent retail industry will focus on the future at bira’s National Conference and Awards

Tickets are now available for the British Independent Retailers Association’s (bira) National Conference and Awards on the 10th May 2018 at the Jury’s Inn in Hinckley Island, Leicestershire. Headlining this year’s Conference is Levi Roots, who took his brand to unimaginable heights after appearing on Dragon’s Den in 2006. Sharing his recipe for business success, […]

bira and Vend announce new partnership and offer for independent retailers

A total EPOS solutions is now available to bira members, courtesy of Vend point-of-sale, the latest business partner service to sign an agreement with the association. Vend point-of-sale is everything you need to run your retail business. Vend give you the tools you need to make smarter decisions, save time, and grow your business – from […]

Retailers and academics join Government effort to tackle acid attacks

Some of the country’s largest retailers and independent business leaders have pledged not to sell the most harmful corrosive substances to under 18s, as part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the Government to help limit acid attacks. Waitrose, B&Q, Morrisons, Wickes, Co-op, Screwfix and Tesco are among the major brands to sign […]