A big leap can be spurred by a niche idea. Vari McGeachy went from working in a book shop to starting a Penguin book haven.
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Have you thought of opening a pop-up shop – but you’re not quite sure about the concept? Anna Benson knew tons about Christmas trees – and figured out that it was about time to give the world its first Christmas tree shop. This is how she did it!
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#SmallBizSatUK trended at number 1 all day on Small Business Saturday last year with over 100,000 tweets, reaching more than 25 million people. Sell more, grow your brand and be seen as the friendly supporter of your community on Small Business Saturday 2016 – we’ll serve you 8 actionable tips!
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One of the 100 highlighted small businesses by Small Business Saturday UK is “Elevate Your Sole” – an independent boutique shoe shop in Prestatyn in northern Wales. Owner and iZettler Hal Holmes-Pierce reveals his learnings from starting, running and growing a business built on passion. In September he opened up his second independent shoe shop.
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What gadgets or items do you love? Shoes, rings or maybe watches? Erin O’Connor is obsessed with jewellery and found a way to create a business out of her passion. This is how she did it!
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We’re getting closer to Christmas – here are some proven ideas to boost sales as a retailer. Implement – not tomorrow – but today!
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Make sure to create a baseline of security for your current or future store – we serve you six cyber security hacks. Required reading for literally everyone!
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For years James Palombo worked for one of London’s most traditional and reputable tailors. Step by step he understood the secrets behind a world-class suit and launched his own company on those ideas – a private visiting tailor with a modern twist.
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Summer is over and the fall has come. Take the opportunity to adopt some new habits that will make your life as a small retailer easier – and your business more successful!
Continue reading 6 habits every retailer should adopt
Influencer marketing seems to be the hot buzzword at the moment. But how do you define it and why is it such a trend now? We asked our friends at Pulse Advertising, based in Hamburg and New York, to give us some background.
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