Tag Archives: independent retailers

Bira: more support needed for small independent retailers through Covid-19 emergency

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) has announced that it is ‘continuing in its efforts to get the best deal for its members’ during the coronavirus crisis. Bira has already lobbied for extra support for independent retailers following the outbreak of Covid-19. However, the trade body’s ceo Andrew Goodacre said …

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Bira: ‘Transparent and detailed support’ needed for independent retailers forced to shut in UK lockdown

The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) is calling for immediate access to financial support for independent retailers affected by the Government-imposed lockdown of the country. At 8.30pm this evening (Monday March 23) Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a UK-wide lockdown including the closure of all ‘non-essential’ shops in a bid …

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LDC/bira: Britain is still a nation of shopkeepers

Traditional independent retailers opened more shops than they closed in 2016 in the top 500 town centres, according to data released today (Wednesday May 3). Statistics from LDC (Local Data Company) and bira (British Independent Retailers Association) reveal that while the national retail chains continued to see a fall in …

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