There is a vast array of retail businesses across the UK, ranging from the smaller one-store retailers to the mighty multi-store giants. Trying to pinpoint exactly how many of each is a tricky task – the many facets of the … Continue reading
It’s our second year of owning an independent pre-owned designer clothing boutique in the beautiful city of Bath. Whilst we were aware of Independent Retailer Month last year, it seemed to pass us by without much of a hoo-ha. The odd … Continue reading
Guest blog by Barry Allaway, Magazine lover and Managing Director of WWMD. A secret to increased retail footfall… If you could create anything for your retail outlet, what would it be? I wouldn’t be surprised if increased footfall made it to your shortlist. After all, … Continue reading
North East Point of Sale specialist, Simpson Group, has ventured into web-to-print, aiming their shop4pop.com website at smaller UK retailers who will benefit from professionally designed and printed POP on a budget.
This is a guest blog by Debra Jamieson, Sales and Marketing Director, UK POS Annual seasonal point of sale (POS) campaigns are bread and butter for high street giants whose marketing and visual merchandising efforts will often be planned months … Continue reading
January has brought some bad news for the big boys of the retail world… Retail giants including Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer reported a fall in sales over the crucial Christmas trading period – news that should encourage independent … Continue reading
Three… Two… One… Digital High Street Skills Project to be “Launched” at National Space Centre, “rocketing” independent retailers into the brave new world of mobile-digital commerce!!!
I’m curious… What’s your favourite magazine? I ask, because during February, our annual “We Love Magazines” campaign kicks off. It’s when we ask readers to create a quick video and share what’s special about their favourite read. Now if you … Continue reading
At a time when consumers are increasingly picky about where they shop, when online competition is fierce and the market is awash with low-cost providers, independent retailers could be forgiven for thinking their days are numbered. However I’d suggest they … Continue reading