Monthly Archives: April 2018

Every Gift Shop Needs a Marketing Plan

Wishes of Cudworth Morther's Day

Charlotte Biggs from the Card & Gift Network has a confession to make: She’s a big fan of marketing plans. And it’s not just because Charlotte likes making lists (although that helps). No, Charlotte “likes marketing plans because they save you time”.  Featuring 7 key points explaining why every gift shop needs a marketing plan, lets hand […]

Celebrating Record Store Day

Tall Bird Records Chesterfield

Record Store Day will be 20 years old this year and no doubt the musical landscape has changed since its inception. The new digital kids on the block: downloads and streaming were supposed to signal the end of traditional music formats. CD’s and tapes may be struggling or gone but vinyl records have been one […]

Vanishing Point Records – An Independent Record Shop In Chesterfield

Vanishing Point Records Chesterfield

Today’s interview is with Corey Lavender from Vanishing Point Records: An independent record shop in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. In the store Corey sells some new titles, mainly soundtracks and electronica together with many genres of vintage vinyl on 45s and LPs. The shop also stocks a small selection of CDs and music and film related second […]

Angry Algorithms – Should Our Shops Unfriend Facebook?

Wishes of Cudworth Facebook

This article was originally going to be about websites NOT Facebook. I’m currently giving the Wishes website a fresh lick of virtual paint whilst developing a new Cudworth Village website. However Mark Zuckerberg, couldn’t help but stick his nose in and spoil my best laid plans (Damn you Zuckerberg, shakes an angry fist in the […]