Well of course you have! You can’t but fail to notice when towns, markets and shopping centres are illuminated with sparkling Christmas lights and the High Street is full of exciting shop window displays tempting you inside to explore further. You are coaxed around the shop floor looking for a solution to your gifting worries…only […]
The Northwich Business Improvement District is always looking at ways in which it can help the town’s companies, traders and organisations grow and succeed. As part of this commitment, the BID held a Window Display Masterclass Training Course at its offices in Northwich on Tuesday 5th July.
A1 Retail magazine very kindly invited us to feature in their Question and Answer section this month on Visual Merchandising. There are many skills and specialisms involved in successful ‘Visual Merchandising’ and we explain how our training for window and interior visual displays and styling fits in. ‘Window Dressing’ isn’t just ‘fluff’ – it is a crucial, silent selling technique which generates sales.
Small Business Saturday originated in the States where it was launched by American Express in order to raise the profile of small retailers. Now running in this country too, any small firm looking to take part can join in. Attention is focused on the small independent business, especially encouraging people to ‘shop local’ in the run-up to […]
Revive & Thrive is a Business group made up from experts in town regeneration, passionate about helping bring high streets back to life. An event was organised at the Black Country Living Museum bringing together some of the most innovative town centre solutions each of which was presented to a judging panel of retailers, town team […]
We’ve recently been networking, networking, networking – spreading the word about how Made You Look! can help so many different types of businesses – not just retailers. It occurred to us that there are so many micro businesses who work from Home-Offices, they rely on Networking Events and Exhibitions to promote themselves and to find work.
Yet another fabulous show! Thank you to everyone who came to visit our stand and talk with us. We will be helping many more businesses up and down the country – abroad too! There were some awesome stands to look at, Retail Focus magazine have included them in their blog.
The VM & Display Show is the longest running exhibition for the industry – and this is it’s 25th year! Come and say hello – we’ll be on stand C11 upstairs. Entrance is free and as we are celebrating the show’s 25th birthday there will be a free champagne bar everyday!
As a regular guest on Radio York’s Opinion Panel with Jonathan Cowap, it is always great fun and I meet some really interesting people. It’s a lively discussion where we debate issues of the day, and callers are invited to give their comments too. And best of all – the tea is always good!
A1 Retail magazine kindly provided us with a soapbox so we could express our opinion about Flag Ship Stores and how very few retailers actually have one! We are especially passionate about helping the small business owner too …and this is how it read…