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Keeping Britain's Independent Retail Alive

17 Jul 2019

As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and a lack of government support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hundreds of independent... Read more…

Search For Britain's Best Small Shop of 2019 Gets Underway

4 Jul 2019

The annual search to find Britain’s Best Small Shop, a competition managed by the Independent Retailers Confederation (IRC), begins today with a focus on consumer engagement and how... Read more…

Rising costs halt plans for walking and cycling crossing

25 Jun 2019

The plans for a new Thames walking and cycling crossing from Canary Wharf to Rotherhithe in London have been halted due to the rising costs
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Get involved in Local Bike Shop Day

24 Jun 2019

Local Bike Shop Day celebrates independent bike shops all around the UK
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Huge increase in e-bike sales expected

12 Jun 2019

The e-bike market is forecasted to grow further across the UK competing with the car for short distances.
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How retailers are responding to online growth

12 Jun 2019

The growth of the online market space within retail is having a wider effect on the high street.
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Effective email marketing campaigns

12 Jun 2019

Newsletters are an incredibly popular means to engaging with consumers but on any given day our inboxes are flooded with a plethora of automated email newsletters, so how do you stand out?
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Report on violence in your store

12 Jun 2019

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) and the Home Office have been campaigning to raise awareness of violence and abuse towards retailers to encourage action and change.
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Love to Ride & The ACT

5 Jun 2019

Getting more people on bikes and using their local bike shops is a shared goal of Love to Ride and the ACT so we are doing it together.
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A guide to building a landing page

30 May 2019

15 key things to check when building a landing page Read more…

Keeping Britain's Independent Retail Alive

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As indepedent businesses are increasingly affected by political factors and Retaila lack of governent support, the UK retail industry is becoming a crisis situation with hudreds of independent retailers being forced to close their shops every week. 

Set within the city of Brighton, Vinyl Revolution had quickly gained the support of the local comunity and was a previous entrant to the IndieRetail Best Small Shops competition. Unfortunately, the independent store have now found their business being forced to close on just their second birthday.

Independent shops provide employment, support their local communities and pay tax. Brighton's local MP, Caroline Lucas, has commented on the situation by saying "Shops like Vinyl Revolution are the lifeblood of Towns and Cities around the country". You can support independent retailers across the country by signing the government petition titled Take immediate action to save independent retail from dying.

 

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