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Retailers sceptical about Home Secretary’s call for ‘every theft’ to be investigated.

30 Aug 2023

Shop owners have expressed scepticism that the Home Secretary's recent call for every theft to be investigated by the police will come to fruition, suggesting that police resources are already... Read more…

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Maybe* gives shoppers the chance to win £100 for Independent's Day

Posted on in Business News, Cycles News

Independents' Day weekend is taking place from 2-3 July 2022. It's designed for retailers and all those that manage places across the UK.

To celebrate Maybe* have got a tailor-made competition you can share across social media to encourage your customers to shop indie. Ten lucky winners will score £100 to spend. It works for EVERY independent retailer in every location in the UK. Here's how you can get involved.


How to get involved with the Independents' Day competition


We want to reward shoppers who spend locally over Independents' Day weekend with an incentive. To enter they need to follow Local Rewards on Instagram and show us what they've bought from an Independent Retailer.

But, you don't need to worry about doing the heavy lifting or the funding as we've created a killer comp in partnership with Independents' Day UK and the UK's Social Media Competitions expert, Di Coke. AKA "Super Lucky Di".

The competition is ready for you to share and comes complete with all the terms and conditions, social posts for you to share and we're funding the prizes. All you need to do is promote the competition and encourage your followers to enter by sharing the post which details all the ways they can enter.

There are a few ways you can easily share the Independents Day competition to your own social media followers to help get the message out. Here we break them down for you.

Sharing the competition to your Instagram Stories

First of all you can choose to reshare the post to your Instagram Stories. Simply click the paper plane below the post, choose 'Add post to Your Story' and then use the 'Aa' to add any of your own text such as:

Shop with us/Shop with your favourite local independent retailer this weekend – TEN winners will WIN BACK THEIR SPEND, up to £100 cash!

Share a photo of your purchase with #UKindieday & #MyIndieDayBuy

 


Create your own Instagram post

Download the campaign image and create your own Instagram post. Add the post caption as below:

@localrewardschat are running a fantastic competition to celebrate #UKindieday.

Simply spend with us/spend with a local independent retailer on Saturday 2 or Sunday 3 July, then snap a photo of your purchase and share on Instagram, tagging us/the retailer and adding #UKindieday & #MyIndieDayBuy

TEN random winners will be chosen from all entries and will win back their spend, up to £100!

See the @LocalRewardsChat competition post for full details and T&Cs. Closing date is 5 July 2022.

Tweet all about it

Download the campaign image and add it to a tweet. Here's a bit of copy you easily copy and paste to send out to the Twittersphere.

Planning to visit us or your favourite local retailer this weekend to celebrate #ukindieday? Snap a photo of your purchase and you might be one of ten lucky shoppers to win back their spend! Find out more at https://www.instagram.com/p/CfJbjBiqBUe/

Post on Facebook

Download the campaign image and post it to your Facebook page with the following caption.

Shop with us/Shop with your favourite local independent retailer this weekend and you’ll have the chance to WIN BACK YOUR SPEND - ten winners will be chosen to win back up to £100 cash! Share a photo of your purchase on Instagram, tag the retailer and add #UKindieday & #MyIndieDayBuy!


Find out more about Independent's Day here.

 

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