Retailers call for government support ahead of Budget

The Federation of Independent Retailers (the Fed) has urged the chancellor to address concerns that continue to threaten smaller retail businesses. The Fed’s national president,…

Business energy support “woefully inadequate” for retailers

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called the government’s new energy support package for businesses “inadequate, poorly targeted and ultimately pointless”. Late yesterday, the…

Recycling, tax and quick commerce to shape 2023 trade – analysis

It’s clear that next year will be another year of uncertainty for the off-trade. The recession seems likely to continue for the foreseeable future,…