Kishor Patel is an independent retailer.
Stories by this contributor.
Bring the fun in-store and host an event Subscription
16 Apr 2011
Occasions like the Royals’ big day are an opportunity not to be missed by indie retailers. The build-up to…
Display ban isn't only area to exploit Subscription
28 Jan 2012
Yes, it’s going to be a difficult year, but for indies there are also major opportunities to be grasped
10 Dec 2011
Observing retailing on the Continent is a great way to rethink your store offer
21 Aug 2010
How do we get the banks lending? A sound business plan and positivity will help, says Kishor Patel
11 Dec 2010
How can independents survive the VAT hike, the tobacco display ban, the drying up of credit and competition from the multiples in 2011?
17 Sep 2011
Advertising might seem like it’s for the big players, but it can pay off if you’re small too
18 Jun 2011
Our expert shares tried and tested tips on how to retain your most valued employees
24 Apr 2010
As an indie you should be producing simple daily reports of your store’s performance
28 May 2011
Retailers must have the best people on board to win. But success isn't all down to selecting the right people– the trick is in retaining them
16 Jul 2011
Our retail expert offers some Tardis-inspired tips on how to make the most of your store