BIRA High Street Conference

Last week we attended the BIRA High Street conference – a gathering of the UK’s independent retailers keen to improve and adapt their businesses to thrive in a tricky economic environment. The Expo had a circus theme – which made the whole thing even more interesting (we won a bottle of wine in a lucky dip and some chocolate in a ball-in-a-cup game – which apparently i’m surprisingly good at) and there were numerous talks throughout the day by the retail i.....