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Holidays are coming! Get involved and Celebrate an Independent Christmas #indieretail #indiexmas

It’s three months until Christmas and here at the Support for Independent Retail campaign, we’re getting excited! It’s time to start thinking about how to get those Christmas shoppers into your store, so join our Celebrate an Independent Christmas campaign … Continue reading

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Top tips for preparing for Christmas by @UKPOSGroup for #IndieXmas

With British shoppers spending £7.9bn online at Christmas last year, and online spending likely to increase even further during the festive period this year, retailers are facing a big challenge to increase consumer spending in-store. It’s therefore crucial that high … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Shopping in Barking! Join the #IndieXmas #ShoppingCrawl by @lbbdcouncil

Guest blog by Alex Jeremy, the “Celebrate an Independent Christmas” local activation partner for Barking on behalf of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council. Independent retailers in Barking, East London are delighted to be taking part in the ‘Celebrate … 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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Buxton Town Team – Christmas Shopping Crawl #IndieXmas by @BuxtonSpa

The Buxton Christmas Shopping Crawl is the first project to be undertaken by the newly formed Buxton Town Team.  The Town Team has emerged from the group that came together to apply for Buxton to be a Portas Pilot Town.  … Continue reading

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From Independent Retailer Month to an Independent Christmas #indieretail creates #indiexmas

The Independent Christmas campaign is a new campaign, launching in 2012, and a spin-off from the well-established Independent Retailer Month (IRM). The B2C aspect of IRM originates at the local and community level, with the retailers at the forefront, supported … Continue reading

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