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News from SaveTheHighStreet.org

The past couple of weeks here at SaveTheHighStreet.org have been jam packed and very rewarding. Lots has happened so we thought we would give you a little update as to what we’ve been up to. Our Team Is Growing We’ve just welcomed two new members of staff to the team,...

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Industry Insider – John Abbate

We recently spoke to John Abbate, retail design and visual merchandising expert. John is a member of our High Street Advisory Board and is a champion for independent businesses. We are proud to announce that John will be one of our judges for our Britain's Best Shop...

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Industry Insider – Gail Laser

Our Industry Insider this week is Gail Laser. Gail has worked tirelessly for years as a volunteer campaigner to help improve the high street. Gail has invested an enormous amount of time and energy and has made a real difference to the community, the visitor...

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Industry Insider – The Cheese Bar

This week we spoke to Mathew & Tayler, owners of The Cheese Bar, London. Known for their championing of British produce and promoting their brand through immersive events, we had to learn more from these innovative cheese connoisseurs. Can you tell us about the...

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Industry Insider – Philip Sandzer

This weeks industry insider is Philip Sandzer, Director of Retail & Leisure Agency at DeVono Cresa. We asked him his views on the current and future relationship between retail property and the high street. With over 40 years experience in the retail property...

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Industry Insider – Phil Mullis

This week we spoke to Phil Mullis, Head of Retail at accountancy firm Wilkins Kennedy. Established in 1882, Wilkins Kennedy has expanded to 18 regional offices based in the South of England with a turnover of £55 million, and over 700 staff and partners. Can you tell...

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Industry Insider – Howard Saunders

This week we have the pleasure to have in our Industry Insider segment, Howard Saunders, Retail Futurist with over twenty-five years of experience. Was part of Rodney Fitch agency Fitch pioneers of retail design, founded in 1972 and now they have 15 offices in 9...

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Industry Insider – Ceri Davies

We recently spoke with Ceri Davies, former Head of Retail and Operations Director at Camden Market and former Head of European Stores at Urban Outfitters. Ceri is an expert in Retail Stores, Retail Operations and Property Management and was part of the team leading...

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Industry Insider – Sarah Bassett

We recently spoke to Sarah Bassett, Chair of Alcester Chamber of Trade and founder of Visit Alcester. Sarah has a wealth of experience delivering successful region wide marketing campaigns alongside local councils, business associations and business owners. Sarah is a...

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SaveTheHighStreet.org in the media

Friday the 3rd of August was an incredibly busy day for us at SaveTheHighStreet.org. With the release of Amazon’s tax bill, there was a frenzy of media outlets requesting our opinion on the matter. These included BBC Radio 5 Live, Channel 4, Daily Express, Sky News...

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