Pride in your High Street

Wednesday, 30 March 2016 from 16:00 to 18:00
Pop Up BUSINESS HUB – 10 Duke Street, Wellington TF1 1BJ

To book your free place, please: click here

You are invited to our new dedicated venue in Duke Street to hear about the exciting developments for the High Street Revival in Wellington.

Agenda:

  • Think Big Shop Small launch of PopUp in Wellington
  • TEAM Wellington new members
  • TEAM Wellington plans for 2016
  • Our Tweet Up group
  • Your comments and questions

‘YOUR WELLINGTON’ promo booklet any comments please and we’re sampling the WELLINGTON CAKE recipe – Fay hopes you like!

We also welcome Sally Themans from Good2Great in Bridgnorth to hear about the Pride in Your High Street bid as it affects Wellington.

Representatives of Good2Great have been appointed by Telford & Wrekin Council to deliver business support to high street businesses in Wellington to make the high street more sustainable and attractive through a variety of workshops, training and coaching programmes

Until the end of 2016, training workshops will be delivered focussing on upskilling & market testing for retailers and coaching and mentoring can be used during the final three months (Jan-Mar 2017) to help embed and consolidate the skills learnt.

Free 3 Hour sessions ‘out of trading hours’

–          Taking control of your business operating environment

–          Maximise the benefits of new technology

–          Creating new opportunities to grow

–          Understand your customers

–          Create an appealing shopping environment

Name of Programme and What’s Covered:

Retailing & Hospitality Excellence Programmes

Mystery visit, report back and action plan, training course, coaching, 3-month mystery revisit. Benchmarking of individual businesses and high streets with awards and recognition for improvements.

New Business Market Testing Support

Individual training and action plans – assisted market stall for five days with analysis and coaching to create a business plan.

Locally Social

Practical hands-on training to develop a valuable local online presence for businesses that increases footfall. Focusing on social media profiles to promote individual businesses and high streets.

Business Start-up

Covering all the essential requirements for a successful startup – establishing a vision, market research, tailoring the offer to the market, communicating the offer, understanding numbers (more interesting than classic business finance) and building a team as well as legal compliance.

It’s Just Window Dressing

Hands-on help in re-dressing window displays – use of ‘before and after’ photos and plans of ‘what good looks like’ – follow up with a best dressed window competition using a high profile judge.

Retail Sustainability

Training course – selling on and off line, better buying, managing margins and controls, pricing and how to be competitive in a discount environment.

Successful Selling

Comprehensive training in classic sales techniques – tailored for small businesses in retail, service and hospitality sectors.

To book your free place, please: click here