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The secret to running a long-established health food store
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The secret to running a long-established health food store

After working for 15 years at Tullivers health food shop in York, Alan Malcolm had no hesitation in buying the business when the founders retired in 2017. With his wife Tracey, also a Tullivers veteran, his sister Claire and brother-in-law John all on board, the city centre shop really is a true family business. Tracey tells their story.

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Digital transformation of SME's: The future of commerce
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Digital transformation of SME's: The future of commerce

The insights provided in this paper are for small and medium-size enterprises1 (SMEs) in the United Kingdom (UK), with a focus on helping businesses grow and improve the customer experience through the promotion of technology and digital commerce. Discover digital trends, retail tips and consumer insights.

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Buyers' signpost for 2020
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Buyers' signpost for 2020

We’ve teamed up with leading futures agency Trend Bible to present a preview of two of the most commercially-relevant trends for the home in 2020.

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Investing in young people
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Investing in young people

Retail is many young people’s first step into employment. With the right support, these young workers can become a real asset to your business. But, what are the rules relating to recruiting and retaining young staff? Bira Legal provides guidance on 6 things you need to know when recruiting young people.

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In good health
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In good health

Founded almost 40 years ago by Paul Maconaghie, Framer Health in Belfast pioneered alternative therapies and sensible nutrition in Ulster. Today Paul’s children are keeping the business relevant and healthy with a suite of complementary clinics. 

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Take a few minutes. Save a lot of money.
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Take a few minutes. Save a lot of money.

Whether you joined Bira last week or 25 years ago, you can easily recoup the cost of your membership fee by taking a few quick steps to make full use of Bira’s membership benefits.

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