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At Newtrade Media, our mission is to use our portfolio of award-winning trade magazines, events and websites to share knowledge, nurture relationships, and deliver creative solutions that drive standards and results in the independent convenience sector.

We know how committed local shops are to providing a great service to their customers and local communities, and, in turn, we are committed to equipping them with the tools to do so, as well as helping them improve their bottom line.

What we do

89% of independent retailers read at least one of our publications

Print media with a competitive edge

Our team of journalists are focused on uncovering the truth behind the stories that impact the independent sector. As well as award-winning investigations, the exclusive data and insights in our print products help retailers and wholesalers make stocking and pricing decisions that improve their sales and profits.

79% of our news stories are exclusive

Digital platforms that deliver results

Getting the latest news as it happens is essential for retailers and wholesalers it helps them make quick business decisions and keep on top of what’s happening in their industry. Our trade websites are designed to do just that, as well as providing evergreen tools that help retailers and wholesalers develop their offering – from what to stock and how to stock it, to advice for running a more sustainable business and developing staff.

714 retailers actively engage with our events every year

Events that bring the industry together

Networking to share ideas and insights is fundamental to moving the independent convenience sector forward, and events are at the centre of this. Whether that’s one of our bespoke in-store projects, or our leading learning, development and recognition programme, the Independent Achievers Academy, our events bring retailers, suppliers and wholesalers together in dynamic formats and vibrant settings.

Gathering insights from 25k+ independent retailers

Meaningful insights that inform our customers

Understanding the audience you are trying to engage with is vital when planning and executing trade marketing strategies. That’s where Newtrade Insight comes in – providing suppliers to the sector with exclusive quantitative data gathered using our extensive retailer and wholesaler databases, as well as qualitative insights gathered during store trials.

Who we are

At Newtrade Media we are a team of hard workers, creative thinkers, spreadsheet heroes, events masterminds, news hounds… and, most important of all, collaborators. We love working together to share ideas and support each other, and we all have the ultimate end goal of helping to support, develop and inspire the fantastic independent convenience retail and wholesale community.

Our values

Together, we; have the courage to stand out; adapt, disrupt and make a difference; create opportunity for our partners and each other; infuse passion and excitement into our work. Together means we respect, support and celebrate with each other.

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Case studies

Our passion is bringing independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers to the trade together to share ideas and grow their businesses. Our case studies highlight just how beneficial these projects can be.

Seizing the snacking opportunity: Nut to be missed!

The project: The purpose of the project was to help KP Snacks show how their crisps, snacks & nuts (CSN) category management guidance, ideas and initiatives could directly impact retailer’s sales – showcasing KP Snacks as experts in the CSN category and a leading supporter of the independent convenience channel..

Plant Power: Capitalising on the dairy-free & plant-based boom!

The Project: The purpose of this project was to help Alpro educate independent convenience retailers and wholesalers on how to stock their plant-based products effectively, including guidance on stocking the right products and how to merchandise them in the right way.

Craft Beer: A lager than life opportunity

The Project: The purpose of this project was to help BrewDog share their category management ideas and initiatives, by showcasing BrewDog as experts in the craft beer category, and supporters of the independent retail