Category Archives: Events

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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What can retailers do to mitigate the impact of austerity measures? By Colin Farmer #IndieRetail

It is hard to open a newspaper today without reading about another famous retailer experiencing serious financial difficulties. Soaring inflation and wide spread pay freezes have shrunk household disposable incomes by nearly 3 % from a year ago, putting a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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