Today, 27 March 2014, we are launching our first crowd-funded investment round. This is an opportunity to invest in one of the most radical initiatives to have hit the high street. Here are three reasons why you should invest in
The latest IBM ‘5 in 5’ report – top five innovations in the next five years – has an astonishing second prediction: in 5 years, buying local will beat online. This prediction seems to confound the accepted wisdom about the
Suppose you are an independent merchant. You want a loyalty program because you want to get your regular customers spending more and you want to find a way of guaranteeing that spend by rewarding their loyalty. What do you do?
In the retail industry many business owners are obsessed with the issue of trying to find new customers. They are obsessed with making sure their advertising, displays and pricing are all geared to attract new customers. This focus on pursuing
The photo above is of a British high street in the 1950s. I have no idea where it is. If anyone does know, please contact us. I’d like to see it now. It’s a very ordinary street, almost nondescript. There