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Contactless card payments and their benefits

For the first time ever, contactless card payments have reached over £100 million in transactions. Contactless cards are a convenient way of letting consumers pay for purchases of £20 and under by waving their card over special contactless readers.   … Continue reading

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Alternatives to discounts for small businesses

As a small business, it can be tempting to offer customers discounts to incentivise purchasing, especially if you’re a new to the market and need to get some awareness of your brand. However, this can be costly, customers may come … Continue reading

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What point of sale systems are ideal for pop up shops?

When setting up shop, one of the most important pieces of equipment you’ll need to get is a system which lets you take cash and card payments. You can opt for having a traditional till and simply not accept card … Continue reading

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To bag or not to bag? Should you provide carrier bags for customers?

If you’re opening your own shop then the question of whether you should provide your customers with shopping bags for their purchases can be a tricky one to get right.   Some places will require you to charge for the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Pop Up Shops

With Mother’s Day looming, what better way to treat your mum than with the unique offerings and experiences of a pop up shop? From one of a kind gifts to tea for two, there’s a whole host of Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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The benefits of a pop up shop

Going pop up may be the solution that your business needs, as investing in a temporary space can expose your business to a new market, create buzz and expand your venture even further.   Whether you set up a shop … Continue reading

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How pop ups and mobile technology are changing the face of retail

To make it in the world of retail, it’s not simply a case of opening up shop, stocking your shelves with wonderful items and waiting for the customers to flow through the doors. Nowadays, you have to appeal to customers … Continue reading

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Tips on finding the perfect business partner

If you’ve got an amazing business idea but need a little help setting up, then partnering with someone who has some more experience or just some great ideas can be the best way to give you the head start you … Continue reading

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How to set up (pop up) shop

Starting a business can be expensive, and a pop up shop is no exception. However, the beauty of a pop up shop is that because you’re only going to be around for a short while you can invest in fixtures … Continue reading

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Social media: the new currency for pop ups?

It’s been announced that fashion designer Marc Jacobs is set to reward his social media followers with free goodies during the New York Fashion Week. To coincide with the launch of his pop up store which is open from 7 … Continue reading

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