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At the Drawing Board?
When planning a new retail business, it’s tough to find information and inspiration to help you get up and running. Explore our guides and tips for indie success, with videos and stories from people who have been in your shoes.
Up and Running
There’s so much to achieve as you start your business
From setting up shop, to hiring your first employee, to getting online, we’ve got articles, videos and checklists to help.
Shoot for the Stars
Looking to expand or evolve your Business? Whether you want to go international, need advice on improving your supply chain or using social media for your business, explore our tips and guidance from experts in the industry.
Making your Business even better
E-commerce, data, new buying habits – they all bring their challenges. Read and listen to what our senior retailers have to say with top tips on how to improve business performance.
Welcome to Inside Retail
The online destination for independent retailers. Whether you sell on the high street or online, are just getting started or tweaking the dream, you can find stories, tips, interviews and inspiration to help accelerate the growth of your business. Explore below or browse through to find content that’s right for you.
What to look for when tuning into the kitsch trend
Down the Aisle: Practical advice for trade show novices as you navigate the most important shopping trip of the year
In readiness for the autumn shows we asked Ian Middleton, MD and Co-Founder of Argenteus Jewellery to write up his advice for newbies.
The big chains are starting to share morsels of information about the products they think could go big
Ilaria Leone, Made.com, Content Production Manager shares what Made have been working on and an insight of what they'll be speaking about at Autumn Fair
Claire Leigh, owner of Two Ducks, a gorgeous giftshop in St John’s Wokingham, shares her success secrets. With tips on everything from buying, to private events, to social media, her adventurous and innovative approach to running a small high-street shop is full of inspiration.
I asked industry leading bloggers to reveal how retailers can create and use social media followings
Agility is a key buzzword in retail nowadays and there is no better representation of this than the sheer number of pop-up shops appearing across the country.