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SaveTheHighStreet.org On Channel 5 news this week

The Channel 5 news team came to the village of Barnes in Richmond upon Thames on Monday 14th May to learn about our coordinated campaign to transform and empower high streets in the borough. They spoke to some of the local shopkeepers (Stone by Stone and TrueLove were...

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Industry Insider: Isle of Wight Biltong

Save the High Street Questions, by Sarah Greeff. May 2018 What inspired you to start Isle of Wight Biltong? Meeting another local food producer who started making cheese on the Island sowed the seed of an idea. When we decided it was time to leave Zimbabwe we had to...

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SaveTheHighStreet.org at Pulse London

The 14 May at 2pm, Alex our CEO will share insight into a new industry standard for successful modern retailing, developed by retailers, for retailers. A better connected and more digitally enabled high street is emerging… driving the need for a new Industry Standard...

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The future of high street at Retail Design Expo 2018

A better connected and more digitally enabled high street is emerging… driving the need for a new Industry Standard blueprint for successful modern retailing. Alex Schlagman, our CEO will share the key recommendations to 'grow local sales' the 2nd May at 14:45. Find...

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SaveTheHighStreet.org in the Daily Mirror 

Emma Robinson and Alex Schlagman (Image: Daily Mirror) The Daily Mirror published a full page report about our pilot in Barnes, Richmond on 23rd March. The report showcased some of the great progress that local businesses are making through our programme to transform...

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Jo launches this week

Meet Jo – The digital assistant for local businesses. We have some exciting news. The 1st digital assistant for local businesses launches this week, and its called Jo. Jo has been in development for over six months with support from 100s of independent shopkeepers,...

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Independent Retail Successes and Challenges

The esteemed retailers of our Retailer Advisory Board talk about the successes and challenges of modern retailing on the UK high street. Covering topics such as social media and online presence, eCommerce and spreading awareness, staffing issues and more. Hear what...

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