Hardware co-operative group joins Bira as a new division.
Indie retail association wants ‘swift action’ from government on three key issues.
Housewares is the best performing sector in Bira’s last quarter data.
Indies fared better than the BRC figure of 2.7% decline for general retail.
Independent retailers put forward ideas for a new business rates system
Campaign sets out to champion retailers innovative approach
Bira gives a response on behalf of its independent retailers to the new laws.
Sales were up for independent cookshop & housewares stores between January and March this year
The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira) will be holding an enquiry into business rates