Tag Archives: Digital High Street

Mary Portas – Just another Charity shop

Just another Charity Shop I have just been to to visit the new Mary Portas charity shop Mary’s Living and Giving in Highgate Village. Very nice shop fit and lovely shop assistant. There was a lot of womens clothes, in a small shop and a few books.  The concept, according to Mary Portas, is to get the l… More

Why Small High Street shops FAIL

There is an excellent article in the Telegraph today discussing the High Streets and why it is important to get the councils involved in making the businesses successful. Whilst I agree the council needs to help, I believe that the issue lies with the Small business owner themselves….I find that the ma… More

Digital High Street Skills Launches in April 2014

  I am pleased to announce that the Digital High Street Skills Programme is now in Pilot stage and will be rolled out across the UK from April The training programme has been written by myself and will cover three areas of training: Understand your customer and Digital Marketing Develop your business o… More

The History of Retailing…Lesson #1 #Sell

Today I wanted to share my experience of Retailing from 1923 to today….and you are correct I was not alive in 1923…but my Great-Grandfather set up the first family shop in March 1923. The business he set up was a provisions shop on an English High Street at the ripe old age of 23.  He was a ve… More

Antony Welfare Talks to Sky News about Christmas Trading

  Today is the businest shopping day on the UK High Streets and Antony Welfare spoke to Sky News about his thoughts on the Christmas season for Retailers … More

Antony Welfare is appointed the “Digital High Street” National Manager

Digital High Street UK www.retailpotential.com We are pleased top announce that our Founder has been appointed the “Digital High Street” National Manager In association with The National Skills Academy for Retail and The Association of Town and City Managers, Retail Potential Founder, Antony Welf… More