The Baby Cot Shop Store Opening

The Baby Cot Shop

  Modern Retail was delighted to be invited by Toks, owner of The Baby Cot Shop, to the opening of her first bricks-and-mortar store in Chelsea. Ideally situated on the King’s Road, the picturesque store’s inviting lights and beautifully decorated window display immediately captivate your eye. It’s almost impossible to miss. Upon

Modern Retail Interview: The Mug Co

 Modern Retail talks to Nel Wharton, managing director of the personalised mug store "The Mug co" to help you create and find your favourite mug.          MR : How do you aim to stand out as a brand? NW: As a shop, my goal from day one was to provide an easy gift option by

Modern Retail Interview: Pictures on Wood

bespoke bookmarks

   Modern Retail talks to Lilian Woodward, owner of the bespoke "Pictures on Wood" for the perfect gift  designed and crafted specially for you.                                MR: How do you aim to stand out as a brand? LW: In this highly competitive category of Personalised Gifts, most of which are to set designs, I like to

Modern Retail Interview: Abaca Ltd

   Modern Retail talks to Rhiannon Rowley, Founder of the most comfortable mattresses "Abaca Ltd" where they'll help you sink into the most peaceful night sleep in their beds.         MR: Why should people shop with you?RR:We’re a great company! Small enough to be completely flexible, large enough to deal with any order a customer chooses

Modern Retail Interview: Kandy Station

Kandy station logo

 Modern Retail talks to Rebecca Hanson, Director and Co-Founder, of the delicious and retro sweet shop "Kandy Station" where bespoke chocolate bouquet can be found and demolished.               MR: How do you aim to stand out as a brand?RH: We strive to be the UK’s number one online retailer of confectionery and confectionery gifts. We

VM & Display Show 2017

VM and Display Show

   Hi, please take just one minute to read the following – it will be of benefit for the coming year.  In a changing retail world, stay inspired, mingle with world-changing creatives and innovators, and improve your knowledge at the only Show for professionals that are involved in visual merchandising and display.   The Visual Merchandising & Display

How to Treat Timewasters in Your Stores

Here’s a true story.  Years ago I was a sales manager for a well-known audio brand. I had a nice car, a rubbish laptop and a garage full of product brochures. I remember this particular day I was visiting one of my customers: a shop owned by an independent hi-fi chain,

Modern Retail Interview: Hand Knitted Yorkshire

Hand knitted yorkshire tea cosy

    Modern Retail talks to Diana Campbell-Jones Co owner of the beautiful custom designed knits "HandKnittedYorkshire" where individually crafted knits are made.                MR: How do you aim to stand out as a brand? DC: We make hand knitted small accessories from our home in West Yorkshire. We are a mother and daughter team and do everything