Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Portas Effect by @UKPOSGroup for #IndieRetail

It’s no secret that the retail sector has struggled during the recession, and it has been a worrying time for retailers of all sizes. In 2012, Mary Portas launched her search for the first ‘Portas Pilot’ towns, which would be … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: Bounce for high street footfalls as rents continue to drop by @TownsAlive

New figures based on research in towns across England and Wales today revealed that footfall counts – the numbers of people visiting high streets and town centres – have bounced back after collapsing last year. Vacant property rates have also … Continue reading

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Try out a FREE marketing service AND donate money to #IndieRetail campaign, for FREE!

Did you know that if you sign up to the FREE marketing services from O2 Priority moments as a result of our recommendation, O2 will donate a cash sum to support the campaign on your behalf? It’s true! We think … Continue reading

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Independent Retailer Month 2013 – Celebrating Independent Retail throughout July #IndieMonth

If you are planning to get involved with Independent Retailer Month 2013 it is surprising how quickly it will be here… To help you to get ready I’ve provided some useful info…

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Planning ahead – Celebrating an Independent Christmas 2013 #IndieXmas

We have learned a great deal from both Indie Christmas 2012 and the Enjoy an Independent Easter campaign. We’re wrapping all these learnings into an evolved approach for the Indie Christmas 2013 activities and I’d like to share those with … Continue reading

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#IndieEaster Egg Hunt in Hampstead – Guest post by @JessicaLCriqui

This guest blog was originally a “letter to the Editor  of the Ham & High”, but I liked it so much I asked Jessica if I could share it here… I would like to thank each and every child and their … Continue reading

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Press Release: Independents’ Day & Independent Retailer Month join forces to #IndieRetail UK-wide

Thursday 4th April is the launch of this year’s “Independents’ Day” campaign which kick-starts the 3rd annual Independent Retailer Month. 4th July, Independents’ day, has been declared a nationwide event for the general public to make a point of shopping … Continue reading

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How we organised the #IndieEaster Egg Hunt in Midhurst, by @Midhurst_Team

This guest blog was provided by Melanie Burgoyne, Rural Towns Coordinator, Economic Development (Partnership Projects) at Chichester District Council… Having been contacted about ‘Indie Easter’, I suggested the scheme to the Midhurst Reward Card group as they were already committed to doing a promotion … Continue reading

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