Shop premises

Getting legal advice


The Legal Advice column in Bridal Buyer answers your questions about issues that affect your business. Here’s one question that Raj Dhokia recently helped with about shop premises…

Jane Watson Bride

Starting or enhancing a bridal business


Bridal Industry Consultant Jane Watson wrote the article ‘Setting up shop’. This article has been the most read on Google, linked to the Bridal Buyer website. Jane says the consultancy service is highly successful offering invaluable help and information about the industry and what constitutes a successful business plan. Over many years she has helped numerous bridal businesses starting up, as well ...

Retail sales increase

NRF forecasts retail sales will increase


The National Retail Federation (NRF) has released its economic forecast for 2017, projecting that retail industry sales will grow between 3.7 and 4.2% over 2016. Online and other non-store/online sales, which are included in the overall number, are expected to increase between 8 and 12%

Increasing sales

Positive outlook for Retail Display industry confirmed by SDEA survey


Following a period of instability within the UK, the latest SDEA survey reveals a surprisingly large percentage of members are enjoying an increase in sales, which looks set to continue for the year ahead

Valentine's Day

Consumers set to spend $18.2 billion on Valentine’s Day


After a decade-long increase, Valentine’s Day spending is expected to see a market correction this year, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics

Mobile shopping

Study finds mobile investments pay off in evolving retail landscape


With a shift in how consumers are shopping, retailers are vying for time on their customers’ screens across all their devices — before, during and after a purchase

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