Grants & funding success

Start-up or established, if you are a rural business there could be a grant available to support your business growth. We have 100% success rate in getting our clients the full amount they ask for...

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Rural diversification experts

Find and professionally develop the right niche, and opportunities abound for farmers, landowners, forestry and other small, rurally based businesses to thrive. Now is a very good time to consider all the options and find one or more that is right for your business, location and personality.

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Fantastic merchant services

So you want to... IMPROVE YOUR CARD HANDLING TERMS? We have a great offer for you. Amazing rates from just 0.399% on consumer debit cards and 0.999% on consumer credit cards, our rates are hard to beat. But it's our speed, personal service, and dedication that really sets us apart!

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Feasibility & research

Retail Netwerks has a specialist toolkit when it comes to feasibility studies. We’ll help you work out if your investment is going to be viable and what you can expect from it.

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Farm shop & rural retail design

Looking to start a new farm shop, or looking to expand your existing one? Retail Netwerks have over 20 years of experience in the farm shop sector, so work with us to get it right first time!

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what we offer

The Farm Retail experts

With 20 years experience in the local food, farm shop and rural retailing sector, plus years of experience in Marketing, PR and product development, Retail Netwerks consultants are ideally suited to help you start, build and grow your vision.

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Feasibility & strategic planning

Even the very best ideas should be tested and scrutinised before committing resources, and that's exactly what our experience can help you do. Our unique financial & operational models of farm shops, cafes and rural retail businesses allow us to check if your vision is going to work, how much investment will be required, and what return you can expect before you invest any capital.

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  • Feasibility studies
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial & trading forecasts
  • Business plans
  • Research
  • Grants

Great merchant services

Retail Netwerks and partners manage group buying programmes for independent retailers across the UK, valuing over £100m, meaning we can negotiate great rates on your behalf. With all the following great benefits, the Retail Netwerks credit/debit card merchanting offer is not to be missed!

  • Quick sign-up times
  • Personal account managers
  • UK based technical support
  • Modern Ingenico terminals available from just £12.50pcm
  • Seasonal accounts
  • No refund fees
  • Some of the lowest rates around (1.09% consumer credit cards, 11.5p consumer debit cards)

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Events, training & more

Retail Netwerks has years of expertise in running training & events from large scale conferences and trade shows, to farmers' markets for Prince Charles, and one-off promotional events for rural retailers. Click here to find out more about events & training.

We also have years of research experience, operating a Big Lottery funded research programme for over 200 farmers' markets across England, a Welsh Assembly programme to assess farmers' markets in Wales, as well as bespoke consumer and supply side research for farm shops across the UK.

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Welcome to the next step in your business' development.

Retail Netwerks is a network of retail & food production consultants that can offer your business a complete, start-to-finish and well-rounded solution, whatever your needs.

Our expertise ranges from feasibility and business startups, to geodemographic analysis and business development, building strategies & executing marketing campaigns, design & layout of retail and production spaces all the way to the detail of product placement and maximising customer flow for profit.

We can take you from startup to completed site as well as help existing sites improve performance and make the most of your opportunities.

Please call us today on 0845 45 65 156 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to see how we can help you.