Katie talks about those dreaded quiet months for retail, and how you can use the down time to your advantage
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Katie talks about the Christmas just passed, figures on the decline, figures on the rise and how to make the most of the gift-giving season next year!
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Holidays, friends and family and of course little indulgence. Here we lust after the top 5 on our Wish-List...
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I am a believer in the handwritten note and manners. This festive season I encourage you to rediscover the joy of sending a handwritten note to those who have supported you and your business. Simple as it may seem, this goes a long way in the digital age.