UK Retail Associations and Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Retail Associations and Organisations

Accessible Retail

A trade association for the retail warehouse and superstore sector; with details of membership and services, lobbying and networking opportunities, news, and contacts.

The Association of Art and Antique Dealers

Trade association for professional dealers, provides directory of members and an art and antiques finder database.

Association of Cycle Traders

Promote specialist cycle retailers; includes advice on buying a bike and shop finder.

BCSC - British Council of Shopping Centres

Represents the retail property industry; provides information about membership, conferences and events, publications and research, and education and training.

BIRA - British Independent Retailers' Association

A trade association providing support, business services, and specialist representation for independent retailers; with details of membership, services, and campaigns.

British Association for Fair Trade Shops

Network of independent fair trade shops across the UK. Includes a search for BAFTS fair trade shops.

The British Bridal Retailers Association

Provides a focus for all British bridal retail issues and a voice to individual retailers. http://www.facebook.com/BritishBridalRetailersAssociation _bbra_

British Retail Consortium

The lead trade association for the UK retail industry, representing the whole range of retailers from large multiples through to independents. Includes details of membership and services, policies, market information, and contacts.

Centre for Retail Research

Provides research and analysis of the retail and service sectors in Britain, Europe and globally. Includes briefings, reports, news, and contacts.

Charity Retail Association

Represents the charity retail sector, with over 300 members with about 7000 shops; includes details of membership and benefits, with a sector directory, FAQ, news, and resources.

NABMA - National Association of British Market Authorities

Represents and works to support local authority and privately owned markets; includes details of membership and benefits, training provision, newsletters, and contacts.

National Federation of Retail Newsagents

Provides practical help, assistance and commercial support to over 16,000 independent news and convenience retailers across the UK.

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