Celebrate Independent Retail
What is Independent Retailer Month?Independent Retailer Month is a global "Shop Local" campaign that runs throughout July. The campaign highlights 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.
No one loves calling up a company and being put on hold, particularly when you're subjected to a generic and repetitive on hold ‘tune’, beeping, or worst of all, silence- so you're not entirely sure you haven't been cut off. If you've gone to great lengths to gain your leads and customers, the last thing you need is to lose their interest and alienate them when they try and contact you for help or information.
Helium is a remarkable gas with many roles. During the week it can be used in the laboratory, making sure important equipment like telescopes and MRI machines run cool. On the weekends, helium likes to party, holding your balloons aloft and setting the mood for your sales and events. This kind of 'Burning the candle at both ends' is catching up with the gas however, and ultimately may see the end of helium on this planet.
So far, so good but it’s not often we see Her Majesty tweeting about this brand or the other, or being photographed wearing the latest Louboutin slingbacks.
Last night Google announced a new update to their search algorithm. It will be one of about 500 this year and comes into effect immediately