Category Archives: Events

The Consumer Revolution; The Retail Evolution – how the internet has changed the way we shop…

On 14th May I am looking forward to speaking at the first “Digital High Street” conference. I’ll be speaking about a topic very close to my heart is something I’ve observed, we all have, we’ve all been part of it … Continue reading

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Retailer master-classes – 10-steps to retail success #retailsuccess

I wanted to let you know that I am planning to offer 1-day master-classes for independent retailers / consumer-facing businesses around the UK, delivered within the communities, ideally in partnership with a local business community or network.

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Creating Christmas Shopping Crawls – A local activation element of #indiexmas for #indieretail

It’s 25th July – it’s possibly going to be the hottest day of the year (about time). Why then am I blogging about Christmas shopping crawls? Well, I’ve been inspired by Banbury who have run a month-long shopping crawl to … Continue reading

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Retail Ready People – a great project from @RetailTrust & @Vinspired #Indieretail

vInspired, the charity dedicated to helping young people do good things, has teamed up with retail charity, Retail Trust, to offer young people in England aged 16 – 25 the opportunity to take part in a new 12 week skills … Continue reading

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A blog-a-day for #IndieRetail – review of the past 8 days

Today is the 8th day of the Independent Retailer Month “blog-a-day for Indie Retail”. If you’re not following it do check it out – http://www.independentretail.wordpress.com. Already in the last 8 days more than 8 blogs have been published – here … Continue reading

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Launching #IndieRetail Month UK 2012…

Yesterday was the launch event for Independent Retailer Month 2012. I had created a conference, something similar to the corporate events, unlike most of what is presented to the smaller businesses. I’d like to just share a little bit about … Continue reading

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#IndieRetail Month is back! Celebrate local, independent retail with @IndieRetailUK throughout July

There are over 169,000 independent retail businesses in the UK, equating to 92% of all retail businesses. From fashion boutiques and art galleries to convenience shops and DIY stores, independent retailers form a valuable and treasured part of many communities. … Continue reading

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