Independent Retailer Month is a campaign that runs annually throughout July to highlight the important role smaller, local, independent retailers play in the communities they serve, the local economy they contribute to, and in the retail sector as a whole.
Buying from local, independent businesses – be they shops, cafes, salons, restaurants, market traders or whatever – means we are each doing ‘our bit’ to keep our high street, town or village centre ‘open for business’. It is genuinely a case of ‘use it or lose it’.
Nicholas said: ” It’s so important to support the local retailer – for unique products, better service and an all-round more positive experience. Bath is a city famous for its uniqueness, including its many indie shops. I believe that Bath is not only for tourists but also for the local community within a 20 mile radius who want to enjoy a lovely day out and spend time browsing around the indie shops and cafes.
You’ll receive personal attention with a better atmosphere in indie shops than the often impersonal service offered by some chain stores where the shopper is little more than a volume number.
You can also support indie retailers by shopping local online and seeking out indie traders rather than the corporate giants like Amazon. Our easy-to-use website makes shopping from home a pleasure and you’re guaranteed the same quality 1-1 experience and after-sales service that we offer in store. We strive to make sure that all purchases made at Nicholas Wylde are as happy and memorable as the occasion it’s bought for. And remember also, independent retailers pay their fair taxes, unlike some of the bigger retail corporations online and on the high street”
So fly the flags of independence this July and keep your high streets alive and thriving!