Monthly Archives: November 2012

5 top tips for taking on chain stores from @Makeitcheaper for #IndieXmas

This guest blog was supplied by Jonathan Elliott, managing director of Make It Cheaper, a company that helps small and medium-sized businesses reduce their overheads and increase their profits. Make It Cheaper is a Gold Sponsor of the ‘Celebrate an … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Crawl in Hampstead is very well received #indiexmas by @JessicaLCriqui

Guest blog by Jessica Learmond-Criqui, the “Celebrate and Independent Christmas” campaign local activation partner for Hampstead, London… When I decided to take up the challenge of organising a Christmas Shopping crawl in Hampstead, I had no idea whether traders would be interested … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Crawl at Gabriel’s Wharf & Oxo Tower, Southbank #IndieXmas by @LiveLagom

This guest blog was supplied thanks to Irena Lane of Live Lagom, an independent fashion retailer who is also the Independent Christmas campaign local activation partner for London Southbank… JOIN US FOR SEASONAL CELEBRATIONS: Christmas Shopping Crawl at Gabriel’s Wharf and … Continue reading

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Old Amersham Christmas Shopping Crawl is launched, thanks to @cocomarieUK #Indiexmas

Old Amersham independent Businesses, led by ladies designer boutique, Coco Marie, rally together to increase footfall before Christmas by taking part in a national campaign to “Celebrate an Independent Christmas” organised by retail expert Clare Rayner.

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Celebrating #IndieXmas in #Exeter thanks to the hard work of local indies led by @cafeat36

Guest blog from the team who have created the Exeter Christmas Shopping Crawl… It was Arabella of Natural Nursery who first tweeted me about the Independent Christmas Shopping Crawl with a link to the details. Twitter was soon after alive … Continue reading

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Join a Christmas Shopping Crawl in 1 of 40 UK towns to Celebrate #IndieXmas

Shoppers UK-wide are in for some fantastic retail therapy! By taking part in one of the many Christmas Shopping Crawls launching across the UK they can make Christmas shopping more fun, have a chance to win fantastic prizes, AND be … Continue reading

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Traders in Ashbourne aiming to boost footfall this Christmas with #IndieXmas shopping crawl

Traders in Ashbourne are working to boost footfall in the run-up to Christmas by running the first “Ashbourne Christmas Crawl” which is a treasure-hunt style competition offering big prizes.

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Selsey Celebrate an Independent Christmas with 28 retailers! #IndieXmas

Guest blog by Linda Frampton, Mulberry Divers, the Local Activation Partner for the Selsey Christmas Shopping Crawl… I became aware of the Independent Christmas Campaign as a result of joining the Selsey Town Team which, like many others, had unsuccessfully … Continue reading

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Melrose Christmas Shopping Trail – #IndieXmas

From the time I first stumbled across Independent Retailer Month in 2011 I have appreciated receiving the benefits of Clare’s insights and experience of the retail world so when she launched the idea of Christmas Shopping Crawls I was eager … Continue reading

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