Category Archives: Events

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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Event based marketing using Google Places from @e_mphasis

The spring is classically a time when you can create a lot of “newness” in your retail business. There are lots of events to plan for – Valentine’s, Mother’s day, Easter and the May bank holidays. In 2012 we’ve also … Continue reading

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You could be a Retail Champion by next year!

This blog is based on my recent newsletter, sent to all those subscribed to my email distribution list. I thought as there was some stuff relevant to a wider a audience I’d share it on the blog so more people … Continue reading

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Review of Independent Retailer Month UK by @clarerayner @retailchampion #Indieretail

What an amazing couple of months! What a vast amount of work has been done! What amazing support from so many wonderful contributors! What an achievement! That’s how I feel right now looking back on everything that’s happened since the … Continue reading

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