Retail Re-Imagined


Over the past couple of years, we have been hearing about the imminent death of brick-and-mortar retail as ecommerce was meant to take over the world. In reality, up to COVID-19 hit, 90% of sales still occurred within physical stores and there is a persistent preference for the in-store shopping experience among all demographics as we emerge from the pandemic.

We know we can return to those days but in a different way!

If you are interested in opening a store, brilliant, how we help you isn’t just ‘learning’ about business, it’s learning to ‘DO’ business!

We can also help you compliment your store by creating fantastic eCommerce and social channels that will help your omni-channel presence.

Get in touch today and start the conversation.


Our Retail Business Bascis workshop is for you to try your hand at running a business without the stresses and strains of actually ‘starting’ a business. It will take you through everything you need to know before starting out on your journey.

If you want to find out more click the button below and let your journey into starting the business of your dreams begin.

We Work With…

Entrepreneurs and existing Start-ups who have a real vision and passion for retail and want to open their own independant premises to help us regenerate and reimagine town centres and high streets.

If this is your passion please get in touch as we want to help you start and run a business that’s not only sustainable but also really needed to help grow our high streets and town centres.

Funding Opportunities

We want to work with…

  • Organisations who have a Social Impact commitment, we can help you reach and fulfil your commitment
  • Local councils
  • Local authorities
  • Government departments
  • In fact, anyone who has a real passion and vision to reimagine and breathe new life into their high streets and town centres

We know that retail entrepreneurs and start-ups help regenerate the ‘dead’ areas of town centres and high streets very quickly and successfully.

Reimagining high streets and town centres with a vibrant mix of independent retailers who sell to their customers in an omnichannel way is the fastest way to reinvigorate any town centre or high street.

Please get in touch today using the contact form below to start the conversation.

Business Basics Workshops

Get in touch to find out when we are running the next 2 day ‘Retail Business Basics’ workshop and you can book your seat today. If you’re aged 16 + you could qualify for a free place.

This creative and innovative business workshop will help you validate your business idea, start your business and gain first-hand knowledge of marketing and sales strategies plus a lot more. This will give you great ‘first steps’ on starting or growing your business.

Join a bunch of likeminded people as we begin the journey into retail entrepreneurship.

Workshop Takeaways

  • Advice for setting up a new business
  • Sales and Marketing strategies that work
  • Finance - cashflow forecasting and why it's so important
  • Setting up a simple 'system' to get you started. We give you the 4 most critical areas to concentrate on
  • Building a tribe and why it's critical
  • Using technology in your business the right way
  • Create a business plan with the Business Model Canvas (BMC)
  • And much more...


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Who We're Working With


Cumbria Community Foundation
Copeland Community Fund
Circular 1
All Together Cumbria