Monthly Archives: June 2011

A blog-a-day for #IndieRetail begins on Friday 1st July!

Just a really short blog from me today to remind you that to celebrate Independent Retailer Month (July 2011) we will be publishing a blog-a-day throughout July… It all starts this Friday 1st!

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Some activities for Independent Retailer Month!

Ahead of Independent Retailer Month, July 2011, I wanted to share some of the great activities that are happening to support and celebrate Independent Retail. I love this shop because… A blog-a-day for Indie Retail… Send us your news and … Continue reading

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What is an independent retailer?

With the announcement of the arrival of Independent Retailer Month to the UK from the USA I’ve been reflecting on the differences between the retail sector in these 2 countries. I’ve been asking myself “What is an independent retailer” – … Continue reading

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Small Retailer’s despair “I’ll never be able to take a holiday!”

With the holiday season just around the corner I’ve been reflecting on some of the perils of being an owner-managed business. Whilst this applies to my own businesses I think it is fair to say staff holidays and owner holidays … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE: INDEPENDENT RETAILER MONTH APPOINTS THE RETAIL CHAMPION AS OFFICIAL UK PARTNER

INDEPENDENT RETAILER MONTH APPOINTS THE RETAIL CHAMPION AS OFFICIAL UK PARTNER New York, NY, (June 2, 2011) – USA born Independent Retailer Month is today announcing its UK partner The Retail Champion as the initiative expands globally to celebrate independent retail … Continue reading

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