Tag Archive | Shop Local

Business Doesn’t Have To Be Bad

As a businessperson, a long time retailer, and now a retail commentator and journalist, one of the most difficult things for me to reconcile is my involvement in the promotion of consumerism. That’s at odds with my more recent conviction that we can’t continue to squander the world’s finite resources on WANTS, whilst ignoring the […]

Visit to Banbury Market 17th January 2015

Last week myself and John Haywood from the Banbury and Cherwell Green Party visited the market in central Banbury to speak to the stall holders about the changes being proposed to this 1000 year old tradition in the heart of an historic town. We spoke with all the stallholders present, although sadly they were only […]

A Great Event in Banbury to Support Indies This Weekend

Retail is in my blood! And I know it’s not all about Black Friday and Cyber Monday and Think about it Tuesday! I’m a small independent retailer myself, and I know how vital this time of the year is for small businesses, many of them struggling against the huge chain stores and out of town […]