retra helps the industry to work together

In Industry News On

As trading conditions are getting tougher, retra has launched a new initiative facilitating the cooperation between the independent sector and its manufacturing partners. It comes in the form of an associate members pack which outlines ways in which suppliers can work more closely with the independent trade. The association believes such a step to be crucial for the survival of many smaller retailers and to the long-term prosperity of the industry. 
Bryan Lovewell, chief executive of retra, explained: “We are facing challenging financial times so we all need to work together to ensure we operate in the most efficient and economical way. retra members are crying out for new ways to make their businesses more productive in an economic downturn.  By partnering with manufacturers, distributors and other companies associated with the independent retail sector, retra hopes to help forge these new profitable relationships.”
Associate membership costs £500 +VAT per year.  As an associate member, suppliers can access an invaluable channel of communication to the independent trade.  They also enjoy a range of other benefits, including preferential financial packages, the use of a bespoke logo, a listing on the retra website, and many opportunities to meet with independent retailers.

You may also read!

PJH launches new Prima appliances, sink & tap collection

PJH is has launched a new appliances, sink & tap Collection for Prima, a brand exclusive to the distributor. Known


IFA under new dual leadership

One hundred days before IFA 2022 opens its doors, Messe Berlin has appointed David Ruetz and Kai Mangelberger as


£100 gift voucher for independents at Exclusively

Independent retailers interested in visiting this year’s live Exclusively Show, at The Business Design Centre, Islington on June 14-15


Mobile Sliding Menu

©2021 Innovative Electrical Retailing. Datateam Business Media Limited. All rights reserved.
Registered in England No: 1771113. VAT No: 834 8567 90.
Registered Office: 15a London Road, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8LY