Small Business Saturday sales for 2016 amounted to a spend of ?717m a growth of 15 per cent year-on-year.
Celebrating its tenth birthday in 2015, and with growth in double figures year on year, it’s clear that The Dressing Room knows its customer inside out, and can facilitate an excellent shopping experience.
The shadow business secretary spoke to Real Business at the launch of Small Business Saturday 2015, providing details on his ambitious aims for the annual day and why the event is instrumental in helping companies of all sizes prosper.
Making the customer experience unique is a tough proposition, but one which can transform a company’s potential. Whether a high street retail outlet or an out of town call centre, good customer service – and the customer experience offered – goes a long way to determining business success.
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Despite the perception that Britain’s high streets are falling victim to online retailers and out of town shopping centres, new statistics have suggested that sales figures are moving in a positive direction.
Almost half of all UK consumers are set to support Small Business Saturday on 6 December, spending an average of £24.39 at small local establishments, according to Direct Line.
Ahead of Small Business Saturday on 6 December, business software firm Sage UK has discovered three quarters of British SMEs do not use social media to engage with local consumers.
When shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna brought Small Business Saturday to the UK last year he never thought in his “wildest dreams” it would have the impact it has.
It was recently confirmed that this year’s ‘Small Business Saturday’ will take place on December 6 and I’d encourage everyone to back it.
Small Business Saturday, the national campaign to highlight local retailers will return on December the 6th, it was announced today.
SMEs will drive an expected boost in business confidence says the ICAEW, in support of UK’s first Small Business Saturday taking place this weekend.