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17 Jul 2019

As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and a lack of government support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hundreds of independent...

4 Jul 2019

The annual search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop, a competition managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), begins today with a focus on consumer engagement and how...

25 Jun 2019

The plans for a new Thames walking and cycling crossing from Canary Wharf to Rotherhithe in London have been halted due to the rising costs

25 Jun 2019

Survival has been the primary focus of many bike shops, but what if you are looking to grow?

24 Jun 2019

Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent bike shops all around the UK

24 Jun 2019

New research estimates the effect of e-bikes on miles travelled and greenhouse gas emissions

20 Jun 2019

The definitive guide to safer cycling is a four part series that offers crucial information on important cycling safety statistics as well as helpful tips and advice

12 Jun 2019

The Government recently announced the introduction of e-bikes into the Cycle to Work scheme. The addition of e-bike within the Cycle to Work scheme could help more commuters turn to greener...

12 Jun 2019

The e-bike market is forecasted to grow further across the UK competing with the car for short distances.

12 Jun 2019

The APPCG hope you can join their next meeting on the industrial case for cycling

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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