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Member magazine – September/October
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Member magazine – September/October

The September/October edition of the Bira Member Magazine of the British Independent Retailers Association, featuring the ‘Big Interview’ Neville Moore who runs department stores from Jersey to Northern Ireland.

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Member magazine – July/August
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Member magazine – July/August

The July/August edition of the Bira Member Magazine of the British Independent Retailers Association, featuring the ‘Big Interview’ with Mainstreet Trading Company, trade news, social media tips, new rules on payments and more.

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Member Magazine – May/June 2019
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Member Magazine – May/June 2019

Find out the recipe for retail success in May/June 2019 Bira member magazine. Featuring the Big Interview with owners Tom & Alice from Potters of Hockley.

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Member magazine – March/April 2019
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Member magazine – March/April 2019

With eight department stores in the Morleys Group, MD David Hordle directs a constant cycle of investment and improvement in stores, staff and brands.

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Member magazine – January/February 2019
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Member magazine – January/February 2019

The owner of Prep Cookshop and Richard Dare in north London clearly is a retailer who is up for a challenge.

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Member magazine – November/December
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Member magazine – November/December

This is your bira member magazine November/December 2018. Discover the latest trends, tips and news from the independent retail industry and beyond.

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Member magazine – October 2018
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Member magazine – October 2018

At the oldest family-owned pet shop in the country, Nick Robinson has combined traditional service and expert knowledge with a new direction in animal nutrition.

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Member magazine – September 2018
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Member magazine – September 2018

For Liz Murray, retailling is all about interacting with customers, nurturing community relationships and celebrating craftsmanship.

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Member magazine – July/August 2018
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Member magazine – July/August 2018

John Deane-Bowers has made his Trotter & Deane own-label into a sophisticated success

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Member magazine – June 2018
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Member magazine – June 2018

In Bury St Edmunds, Caroyl Stennett of Chica Shoes keeps things nice and simple.

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Member magazine – May 2018
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Member magazine – May 2018

New national President Surinder Josan is ready for his year of action.

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Member magazine – April 2018
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Member magazine – April 2018

How Lucy Matthews is writing the next chapter on her family’s book shops in Cumbria

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Member magazine – March 2018
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Member magazine – March 2018

Mike Abrahams has made Fairtrade, organic and healthy products the successful recipe at Wild Oats in Bristol

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Member magazine – February 2018
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Member magazine – February 2018

For 30 years Pete Turner has kept things pure and simple at his menswear store Wellgosh

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Member magazine – January 2018
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Member magazine – January 2018

Creating runners’ store Advance Performance has been a marathon, not a sprint, for owner Sam Hale and her team.

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Member magazine – November/December 2017
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Member magazine – November/December 2017

How Dale and Lauren Siddle keep innovating at Sands of Penrith

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Member magazine – October 2017
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Member magazine – October 2017

Harry Grant likes running a quartet of Glendale Paint shops

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Member magazine -September 2017
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Member magazine -September 2017

Celebrating 25 years of Northumbria Pets, Keith Nichols and the team keep on smiling.

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Member magazine – July/August 2017
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Member magazine – July/August 2017

In Newton Abbot, David Austin believes in investing in his family’s department store business.

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Member magazine – June 2017
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Member magazine – June 2017

Ali and Dom Beavon, founders of Prezola, reveal how with bira’s help, they created the online wedding gift list business that is second only to John Lewis.

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Member magazine – May 2017
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Member magazine – May 2017

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Member magazine – April 2017
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Member magazine – April 2017

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Member magazine – March 2017
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Member magazine – March 2017

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Member magazine – February 2017
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Member magazine – February 2017

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Member magazine – January 2017
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Member magazine – January 2017

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Member magazine – November/December 2016
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Member magazine – November/December 2016

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Member magazine – October 2016
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Member magazine – October 2016

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