Small UK retailers are running the risk of Christmas sales crumbling this festive season by ignoring card payment trends, says EE, which has listed the 11 cities across the country where consumers have the highest dependency on cards – and London isn't the leader.
Fashion giant Topshop-Topman has partnered with pop-up retail space provider Appear Here to welcome rising designers and independent brands with an opportunity to get in front of its 400,000 weekly customers at the flagship store on Oxford Street.
Gone are the days where successful retailers can be one dimensional. In order to compete, they need to have a multi-dimensional strategy with online, offline and interactive.
There are always going to be costs when you start a business. One in particular is securing premises from which to run it, as signing a commercial lease can be incredibly expensive.
Bristol-based Bagel Boy used the experience gained running pop-up shops and catering events to open its first restaurant. We spoke to Leo Thompson, who co-founded the business with Mitch Church, about the challenges they faced when branching out.
Small businesses, entrepreneurs, brands and designers looking to run short-burst promotions will be able to rent retail properties within the London Underground (LU) network for short term rentals.
Some 59 per cent consumers and over 77 per cent of 18-24 year-olds celebrate Halloween. However, only ten per cent of Brits deem their local shop a good source for Halloween items.
PopUp Britain has announced it is adding three new pop-up shops to its growing national portfolio.
Too often, when it comes to pop-up shops, brands think that merely by setting up a pop-up in a trendy London location, and attracting enough visitors, the venture was a success and the big ‘retail marketing’ box can be ticked.
British retail start-ups, micro and small businesses are being offered a golden opportunity to pop-up in one of Britain’s most prestigious shopping destinations.