Edinburgh pop-up shop winner #3 – Woven Whisky
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by Anna Jordan
2M ago
By Anna Jordan on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business spoke to Pete Allison, co-founder of Woven Whisky, one of the three winning companies of the Sage x Small Business pop-up shop competition. They were chosen by our expert panel to occupy a pop-up shop space in Edinburgh’s St James Quarter during the festive period last year. The group of friends run the business out of their blending house in Leith, Edinburgh. They aim for whisky that is experimental and experiential, specialising in more creative blends. To achieve these optimal blends, Wov ..read more
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Edinburgh pop-up shop winner #2 – Still Life
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by Anna Jordan
2M ago
By Anna Jordan on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business sat down with Ruby Friel, founder of Still Life, one of the three winners of the Sage x Small Business pop-up shop competition. The winning businesses were chosen by our expert panel to occupy a pop-up shop space in Edinburgh’s St James Quarter during the festive period. Still Life focuses on well-made products that often use natural materials and local resources. A former florist and product designer, Ruby has travelled the world for inspiration, exploring independent boutiques to source St ..read more
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Edinburgh pop-up shop winner #1 –GET IT GRL
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by Anna Jordan
2M ago
By Anna Jordan on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business met with Kirsty Fergusson, founder of gift and women’s wear brand, GET IT GRL, to talk about winning the latest Sage x Small Business pop-up shop competition in Edinburgh’s St James Quarter. The winning businesses were chosen by our expert panel to occupy a pop-up shop space in the high footfall shopping centre. GET IT GRL is a small independent brand from Scotland. Kirsty started the business in her family home five years ago and now she has staff and an office space near the airport. Every ..read more
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Who won at the British Business Awards 2023?
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by Small Business Team
5M ago
By Small Business Team on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Oli Barrett MBE hosted the fourth British Business Awards 2023 at London’s British Museum. The awards saw 229 attendees grace the museum’s BP Theatre on November 14. Over 660 entries came in from 538 companies, which was then whittled down to 157 shortlisted nominees across 19 categories. Barrett, a serial entrepreneur and “the most connected man in Britain” (Wired), commented on X/Twitter that it was “a massively enjoyable honour” to present the awards. What a massively enjoyable honour to host ..read more
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Win a pop-up shop in Edinburgh this festive period 
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by Small Business Team
7M ago
By Small Business Team on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business has teamed up with Sage to offer your business the chance to open its own pop-up shop in Edinburgh in its glittering St James Quarter.   Three winning small businesses will share the Edinburgh pop-up shop in the St James Quarter retail destination, where you will be selling alongside John Lewis and luxury brands including Space NK, Hotel Chocolat and L’Occitane.   It couldn’t be a better showcase for your business in the run-up to Christmas – and it’s completely f ..read more
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Sage pop-up shop winner #1 – Deborah Maclaren, LoveReading
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by Tim Adler
8M ago
By Tim Adler on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business sat down with Deborah Maclaren, co-owner and managing director of LoveReading, the online bookstore with a social conscience, and one of the three winners of the Small Business x Sage pop-up shop competition. LoveReading was one of three winning businesses chosen by our expert panel to occupy a pop-up shop space in London’s busy Oxford Street earlier this month. LoveReading is an online bookshop that donates 25 per cent of the cover price you pay for physical books to a school of your choice t ..read more
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Sage pop-up shop winner #3 – Katie Hanton-Parr, Baboodle
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by Tim Adler
8M ago
By Tim Adler on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Small Business sat down with Katie Hanton-Parr, co-founder of Baboodle, the UK’s first baby equipment subscription platform, and one of the three winners of the Small Business x Sage pop-up shop competition. Baboodle was one of three winning businesses chosen by our expert panel to occupy a pop-up shop space in London’s busy Oxford Street earlier this month. Baboodle rents short-lived and expensive baby equipment to parents. Items are delivered straight to the customer with a minimum one-month rental period ..read more
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Sage pop-up shop winners announced
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by Small Business Team
11M ago
By Small Business Team on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Three winning businesses have been picked to share the Sage pop-up shop space in London’s Oxford Street, which opens on June 14. The three well-deserved winners are Baboodle, the UK’s first baby equipment rental platform, trainer customisation concept London Sneaker School, and vegan brownie baker Cake or Death. Come and visit our three winning small businesses at the Sage pop-up shop space at 58 Oxford Street, London W1D 1BH between June 14-17. Opening hours are between 10am to 7pm. The essential ..read more
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Who won at this year’s British business Awards 2022?
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by Small Business Team
1y ago
By Small Business Team on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Supermodel-turned-businesswoman Caprice Bourret hosted our British Business Awards 2022 last Thursday at London’s prestigious King’s Place venue. This year we received over 450 nominations from 355 companies across the UK. Nearly 150 companies were nominated for this year’s British Business Awards 2022. This is the third year we’ve run the British Business Awards, celebrating not only the best of the UK’s 5.6m small businesses but also those businesses which support them – whether they’re accountan ..read more
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Who won at this year’s British business Awards 2022?
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by Small Business Team
1y ago
By Small Business Team on Small Business UK - Advice and Ideas for UK Small Businesses and SMEs Supermodel-turned-businesswoman Caprice Bourret hosted our British Business Awards 2022 last Thursday at London’s prestigious King’s Place venue. This year we received over 450 nominations from 355 companies across the UK. Nearly 150 companies were nominated for this year’s British Business Awards 2022. This is the third year we’ve run the British Business Awards, celebrating not only the best of the UK’s 5.6m small businesses but also those businesses which support them – whether they’re accountan ..read more
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