Tag Archives: Arragons Cycle Centre

Best Small Shops 2020 relaunched with new COVID-19 innovation category

The Independent Retailers’ Confederation (IRC) has announced a special category in its search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop of 2020. The Best Small Shops Competition relaunched post lockdown on Independents’ Day, Saturday 4th July, celebrating the return of indie retail to UK high streets and shopping parades. The judges …

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How have bike shops responded to COVID-19? Arragon’s Cycle Centre

The current retail environment and the struggling high street has been well reported for a long time – with many figures pointing to a bleak picture for bricks and mortar stores in the UK. 2019 was described as the “worst year on record for retail” by the BRC, with total …

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Search for Best Small Shop 2020 begins

2019 was the first year to show an overall decline in retail sales

The search to find the UK’s Best Small Shop of 2020 has been launched. The annual competition, which culminates in a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament, highlights the best of Britain’s independent retail sector, celebrating the commitment and creativity of independent retailers on the UK’s high streets and the …

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IBD Focus: The lifeblood of high streets

Arragons Cycle Centre was shortlisted for both the BikeBiz Awards and Indie Retail’s Best Small Shops competition last year. Owner Sarah Graham tells Rebecca Morley how the store has adapted to a changing retail environment

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