CannyInsights.com’s Graham Soult took part in a retail-themed Twitter Q&A organised by Newcastle-based accountancy software giant Sage earlier this month.
Graham answered questions posed by Sage and other Twitter users on various retail topics, including the importance of having a digital presence, starting out in retail, and the challenges of selling online.
— Graham Soult (@soult) October 3, 2016
Sage Business Experts
Since 2012, Graham has been one of a small number of “well-connected business people” signed up to Sage’s Business Experts programme, with the aim of supporting and advising the UK business community.
As a volunteer Sage Business Expert, Graham’s role includes championing issues important to the retail sector, and generally promoting and celebrating business and enterprise.
Check out the Sage Blog
Graham has written several previous posts for the Sage Advice blog, sharing retail and digital hints and tips, which you can click through and read using the links below.
- Retailers that aren’t online are missing a £12 billion trick: Sage Business Expert Graham Soult talks about how having an online presence is part and parcel of being a successful retail business
- The Three Kerbs: making sure your shop’s kerb appeal zings! Grabbing people’s attention and getting them into your shop is the first step to a sale. How can you make your shop stand out in their minds?
- How retailers can make the most of Small Business Saturday: This Saturday (7 December 2013) sees Britain’s first ‘Small Business Saturday’ – an initiative designed to encourage people to ‘shop local’, and to support independent businesses.
- How can we bring empty shops back into use? Today’s headlines about local authorities spending their High Street Innovation Fund money on ramps and Christmas lights – or, in many cases, nothing at all – has unsurprisingly raised eyebrows. But what do councils need to do to bring our empty shops back into use?