Independent retailers

Bira backs UK government’s Stop! Think Fraud campaign

The British Independent Retail Association (Bira), the leading trade association for independent retail in the UK which works with more…

BIRA advises independent retailers on Valentine’s Day success

After expressing disappointment in subdued footfall over the 2023 Christmas period, the British Independent Retailers Association (BIRA) has painted a…

UK retail sector powered by entrepreneurs and start-ups

While mass-market players continue to dominate the UK retail industry, research by Geek Retreat shows that 15% of Brits have…

Independent retailers defy Black Friday tradition

Independent retailers in the UK are steadfastly opting out of the Black Friday sales frenzy for the third consecutive year,…

Amazon’s chokehold on European independent online sellers

In most of Europe’s biggest economies, Amazon is the main route for independent businesses to access online shoppers. According to…

Technology and quality are key to Independent retailers’ success

Adopting technology is crucial for independent retailers to succeed during these turbulent times in the retail industry, according to a…