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Retail sectors

We're stronger together

Bira 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, fashion retailers, department stores and more.


As part of that commitment, we offer our members access to preferential rates on essential business services and specialist trade and product knowledge and resources to DIY & hardware stores to health stores, cafes & eateries, boutiques, salons, fashion retailers, department stores and more.
Take a look at your retail sector to see how Bira membership can support your business.
It measures up well
DIY & Hardware

The DIY & hardware national trade association for independent hardware and DIY retailers in the UK.

Now we’re cooking
Cookshop & Housewares

The cookshop & housewares national trade association for independent gift, lifestyle, kitchen and homeware retailers in the UK.

This looks fab
Fashion & Accessiories

The fashion & accessories trade association, formely known as the Fashion Association of Britain (FAB), is dedicated and tailored to furthering the interests of the independent fashion retailer.

Shaping up well
Health & Health Food Stores

The DIY & hardware national trade association for independent hardware and DIY retailers in the UK.

Sounds purrrfect
Pet & Pet Products

The pets & pet products national trade association for independent pet product retailers in the UK.

See what’s brewing
Cafés & Eateries

Bira are proud to support independent cafés and eateries up and down the UK through a range of essential business services, support and advice built around your business.

Discover how Bira can support your retail business
Bira has delivered genuine savings for independent retail businesses like yours since 1899.

To celebrate 120 years of independent retail support, we’re offering retail membership at a reduced rate for a limited time only!
Get over 40% off retail membership*


British Agricultural and Garden Machinery Association (BAGMA)

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