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£14 for a latte could become a reality, warn coffee shop owners

12 Sep 2022

The owners of a coffee shop in Kent have wanted that they may need to increase the price of coffees to £14 each to meet their rising energy costs.
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More than a third of business leaders would vote against UK ‘switch off’ law for employees

12 Sep 2022

Over a third of business leaders have said they would vote against the introduction of a law in the UK that would protect an employee’s right ‘to switch off’, similar to the... Read more…

Monday 19 September confirmed Bank Holiday

12 Sep 2022

It has been announced that Monday 19 September will be a national Bank Holiday to mark the date of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's State Funeral.
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#BikeIsBest launches powerful billboard ad campaign

8 Sep 2022

We’re giving our support again to the #BikeIsBest campaign and particularly its latest billboard campaign which disputes the arguments that electric vehicles are a "catch-all" solution and... Read more…

Government Energy Support Package for Businesses

8 Sep 2022

The new Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced the much-anticipated support plan to help households and businesses cope with rising energy costs.
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27% drop in number of cycling trips per person in 2021 compared to 2020, new data reveals.

6 Sep 2022

27% drop in number of cycling trips per person in 2021 compared to 2020, new data reveals.
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It’s Cycle September

5 Sep 2022

There’s still time for bike shops to urge their customers to get involved with Cycle September, the world’s biggest group ride.
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Time for indie retailers to lobby MPs for energy help

2 Sep 2022

ActSmart, ACT, Booksellers Association, Craft Bakers Association, British Sandwich & Food to Go Association and the Café Life Association from the Independent Retailers’... Read more…

More people leaving shops without paying amid cost-of-living crisis

1 Sep 2022

Home Office data has shown more customers leaving shops, restaurants and petrol stations without paying as the cost-of-living crisis bites. The data shows there were 51,486 offences of... Read more…

Charity ramps up financial advice for independent retailers

31 Aug 2022

Industry charity GroceryAid has teamed up with Business Debtline to provide support and guidance to the growing number of independent retailers facing debt and unpaid invoices.
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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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