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24.10

Wages Survey reveals retailer confidence is at a three-year low

Bira’s business confidence barometer, which forms part of Bira’s annual Wages Survey showed 50.8% of retailers are feeling anxious, which is significantly higher than in 2018 (40.83%). The number of retailers feeling very confident showed a decline too, with only 7.1% feeling very confident, which is down on 2018 and 2017 (8.28% and 12.5%). The […]

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25.10

Harris’ Biggest New Product Launch

The DIY’er is at the heart of everything Harris does. Harris’s mission is to give the end user the knowledge and confidence that they need to be successful with their decorating projects, whilst at the same time giving you, the retailer, the resources you need to help you choose the right products. The success continues… […]

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15.10

Scrub Daddy Christmas Colours Are Coming to Town

Limited edition red and white Scrub Daddies will have your customers rocking around the Christmas tree The cleaning craze can now continue into Christmas with limited edition Scrub Daddy colours coming in a Christmas themed box. This seasonal release showcases white and red scrubbers only available in this three pack. Last year we gave Scrub […]

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11.10

Excellence in Housewares Awards Winners 2019

Celebrating the winners of The Excellence in Housewares Awards 2019. Organised by Progressive Housewares magazine in conjunction with Bira, the Excellence in Housewares Awards night took place at the Royal Lancaster London on October 2, when nearly 400 movers and shakers of the housewares industry gathered to celebrate into the early hours.  Awards host was […]

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11.10

New Einhell B2B online buying portal

The Einhell B2B portal is a web shop that allows Bira members to purchase items, access product images and assets and also purchase spare parts and accessories. Available for all Bira members this new portal will make it quicker and easier to place your Einhell orders. Order before 31.10.19 to take advantage of the introductory […]

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07.10

The 25 best small shops in the UK are announced

After hundreds of entrants, thousands of consumer votes and a panel of industry experts, the top 25 Best Small Shops in the UK have been announced and Bira member Arragons Cycle Centre, in Penrith is in the running. Entries for the Best Small Shops competition opened on the 4th of July 2019, to coincide with Independent’s […]

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03.10

The Excellence in Housewares Awards 2019 Winners Announced

Bira members amongst the winners at the 2019 Excellence in Housewares Awards Organised by Progressive Housewares magazine in conjunction with Bira, the Awards night took place at the Royal Lancaster London where nearly 400 movers and shakers of the housewares industry gathered to celebrate into the early hours. Awards host was popular televised comedian Stuart […]

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27.09

Xmas appeal by RDT charity

Got any excess stock you don’t need? Why not donate it to trade charity Rainy Day Trust to help its annual Christmas appeal? Or perhaps you can put an RDT collecting tin by your till for customers to chip in? Every year the charity sends out a hand-written Christmas card and a little food hamper […]

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25.09

Bira Legal offer expert advice in simple 5-part guide

Experts in Employment Law and HR are providing retailers with five simple and straightforward guides to key topics affecting independent retailers. The guides are provided by Ellis Whittam, the team of lawyers behind the Bira Legal service, to provide information and support to retail business owners and staff who are having difficulties in the common […]

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27.09

Bira Direct launch a new rebate scheme allowing members to benefit from the busiest buying period of the year

Bira Direct launches new rebate scheme allowing members to benefit at the busiest buying period of the year Bira Direct, the buying group for members of the British Independent Retailers Association, is excited to announce a new rebate scheme, which allows members the opportunity to receive a one per cent rebate on their spend between […]

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