Industry Insider: The Pet Shed

Industry Insider: The Pet Shed

What inspired you to start The Pet Shed? I have always been an animal lover and had lots of pets. I also had a desire to work for myself and after much thought I hit on the idea of combining these 2 things. A local shop came up for sale but it wasn’t quite right...
Jo launches this week

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,...
Independent Retail Successes and Challenges

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...
Retailer Talks: Connecting Online and In-Store

Retailer Talks: Connecting Online and In-Store

Everyone is online these days. As a retailer in modern times, you’ve got to engage customers online and bring them into your bricks-and-mortar store. Fortunately, connecting your online and real-world presence isn’t as difficult as it once was. With retail...
Know Your Local Business Organisations

Know Your Local Business Organisations

There are a multitude of organisations across the UK that are there to help businesses thrive in modern retail. These organisations range in their scale and specificity. From local to national. From very general to highly specialised. They’re here to promote...