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21 Jan 2020

The ACT are back at iceBike* for 2020 and will be on hand to explain to IBDs how Ride it away retail finance partner V12 can help to maximise sales and profits

21 Jan 2020

The Committee of the APPCG will be changing their name to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Cycling and Walking

20 Jan 2020

On the 12th November the APPCG is hosting the first ever Cycling Showcase in Parliament

20 Jan 2020

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17 Jan 2020

The Petersfield Bookshop is an independent bookshop based in Petersfield, Hampsire, that experienced an unlikely turnaround in just one night using the power of the internet.

15 Jan 2020

This years iceBike* will once again see The Bike Shop take up a central position to help advise retailers on POS and merchandising best...

15 Jan 2020

At £8.72 per hour, the National Living Wage will rise by 51p in April from its current rate of £8.21

14 Jan 2020

Papadeli, recognised by Indie Retail as the Best Small Shop of 2019, hasnow gone on to reach the final of Shop of the Year 2020, run by the Guild of Fine Food, in the Delicatessen & Grocer...

19 Dec 2019

A new Christmas film produced by Lanther Black has encompassed all that is important about shopping independent this Christmas

18 Dec 2019

Don't miss this key event to gain insights from influential keynote speakers into key areas that influence the entire outdoor industry while having the opportunity to network with colleagues...

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Keeping Britain's Independent Retail Alive

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and Retaila lack of governent support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hudreds of independent retailers being forced to close their shops every week. 

Set within the city of Brighton, Vinyl Revolution had quickly gained the support of the local comunity and was a previous entrant to the IndieRetail Best Small Shops competition. Unfortunately, the independent store have now found their business being forced to close on just their second birthday.

Independent shops provide employment, support their local communities and pay tax. Brighton's local MP, Caroline Lucas, has commented on the situation by saying "Shops like Vinyl Revolution are the lifeblood of Towns and Cities around the country". You can support independent retailers across the country by signing the government petition titled Take immediate action to save independent retail from dying.

 

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