Category Archives: retail

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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Trick or Treat!

Halloween is fast approaching and with it comes all the ghosts and ghouls and scary stories that we expect.  In the UK Halloween has always been a bit of fun, but it’s never been as big a deal as in … Continue reading

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Discounts to get you on your way

Finances are often a major stumbling block when it comes to opening your own shop, even at the planning stages.  Thankfully it seems that local authorities have recognised this and are attempting to ease the strain on those planning on … Continue reading

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Online to High Street

Times really are a changing.  It used to be that shopkeepers needed help to set up their stores online because, perhaps they were not particularly technology minded and websites were not as easy to set up as they are today.  … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Pop Up Business – Without Breaking the Bank

The shorter your lease, the more vital it is to get people buzzing about your pop up business pre-launch date. This is equally important whether your pop up is an extension of an already-successful business, or a shiny new start … Continue reading

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StartUp Britain – It Could Be You!

An entrepreneur from Henley has gained successes in the world of retail pop ups and has big ambitions to continue this achievement in her home town. Louise Tippey has been running her own fashion business for years and, like many … Continue reading

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The Future of the High Street

The growth and accessibility of the internet has opened many doors and opportunities for small businesses.  In particular, those who would have trouble financing a bricks and mortar shop may have turned to a more outdoor version of what we … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act of the High Street

A high street, town or city centre needs several factors to thrive to ensure the whole social network succeeds. When we think of the high street we instantly imagine shops filled with food, clothes, electronic gadgets and home furnishings.  We … Continue reading

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Growing Your Business

Growing your business is important not only to you but also to the powers that be! Lord Young has for quite some time been seen as a champion of the start ups, entrepreneurs and small businesses across the board.  About … Continue reading

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Are you Retail Ready?

Being retail ready is not always the first thing people think of when they first embark on their new business.  This could be because their adventure all starts out as a hobby or passion and the fact that they could … Continue reading

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