The Support for Independent Retail campaign is egging on small businesses and towns across the UK to organise and run Easter Egg Hunts in their areas, as the annual ‘Enjoy an Independent Easter’ event marks its third year.
The Easter event is designed to improve footfall to village, town and city centres around the country, as retail parks and out-of-town establishments continue to lure shoppers away from local high streets.
“Even though independent retailers are only just beginning to recover from the Christmas period, it is now time to start planning ahead for Easter,” explains Clare Rayner, The Retail Champion and founder of Support for Independent Retail.
“Enjoy an Independent Easter is a great activity to get people shopping locally. It’s fun for all the family and it will make sure that those consumers are aware of the fantastic, unique shops that can be found right on their doorsteps!”
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