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Best Small Shops competition 2020 relaunched with new COVID-19 innovation category

2 Jul 2020

Innovative indie retailers who adapt their business to combat the impact of Covid-19 are to be recognised in a special category in Britain's Best Small Shops competition 2020
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Business and Planning Bill published in the House of Commons

2 Jul 2020

The Government has published the Business and Planning Bill in the Houseof Commons designed to make provision relating to the promotion of economic recovery and growth.
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The Maybe* 2020 Retail Report investigating what shoppers want

1 Jul 2020

To gauge the intentions of the British public, Maybe* has gathered 20,000 answers from regions across the UK to understand if and when they'll return to the shops, and what their concerns... Read more…

The continued effects of lockdown on UK shoppers

24 Jun 2020

Recent research has investigated how consumer behaviour has developed over the past few months as people have adapted their shopping styles tothe lockdown
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Get involved with Independent Bookshop Week 2020!

22 Jun 2020

From online events with bestselling authors, to a picture book celebrating key workers, to virtual bookshop crawls, plans for Independent Bookshop Week 2020 (20-27 June) are in full flow
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Local Bike Shop Day 2020 new date confirmed as Saturday 5th September

17 Jun 2020

A poll among participating retailers of Local Bike Shop Day has confirmed a new date to celebrate bike shops across the nation
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The latest Independents' Day Podcast: Retail Stories: Reopening After The Pandemic

16 Jun 2020

Catch up on this morning's Independents' Day podcast 'Retail Stories: Reopening After The Pandemic'
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Indie Retail COVID-19 Reopening Resources and Guidance

11 Jun 2020

Indie Retail have created a guidance document for shops that are now reopening after previously closing
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Write to your MP on Sunday trading

9 Jun 2020

The Government is currently considering relaxing the Sunday Trading regulations. This is not a popular measure with consumers, shopworkers, or retailers.
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Advertise your jobs with Indie Retail for FREE

8 Jun 2020

For a limited time only we are giving all retailers free access to the full range of Indie Retail job boards!
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Calling all Knitters and Crocheters to take part in Reading University survey

Posted on in Creative News

Betsan Corkhill, Director at Stitchlinks, has put out a request to all who enjoy knitting or crocheting, regularly or even not so regularly, to take part in a study to explore the psychological effects of knitting and crocheting.

The survey is for Reading University for stage 1 of an exciting range of studies planned for this year. It should take 10-15 minutes of your time, and you will also be given the opportunity to play an online game and enter a raffle for a £50 Amazon voucher.

The survey can be found here.

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