Things you can do NOW to support your trading this Lockdown

Things you can do NOW to support your trading this Lockdown

Miriam Simon is a Retail Strategist with over 25 years high level experience across the Multiples, Big Box Retail and Independents. Teaming up with the Chamber network across the country, Miriam gives you some simple points to support you trading during lockdown:

  1. Join the Facebook Group Shop in Ireland.
    This is a very fast growing group – You can link posts to website – Will give you fantastic exposure – high likes and shares / SALE
  2. Sort out your windows! Change them regularly / Xmas & Gifting focus. Most importantly – get large signage in there (minimum A3) to tell the customer how they can shop now / contact you now. Ie that you are still trading!
  3. Apply to be on RTE’s Boost My Business feature. Has your business got a story? RTÉ wants to hear from you –
  4. Apply to be on the LateLate Show Retail special on Nov 6th / To get your business involved email: [email protected] #shopirish #shoplocal
  5. Join Ireland Together and avail of their SME toolkit and comprehensive grants directory. All grants listed here
  6. Get Listed! These are high profile Irish company website databases that will drive trade for you.…/two-hundred-irish… message [email protected]
  7. Irish Times Shop Local Campaign – email [email protected]
  8. Virgin Media -email; [email protected]
  9. Irish Business Design Challenge competition may be worth looking at . 15k potential.

Download the list at this link – Things You can do NOW to Support your trading this Autumn by Miriam Simon of PTO

Garret Michael, Head of Ballina Retail Group says; “It’s great to have the expertise of Miriam Simon on aboard, giving simple, achievable techniques on how to push your sales margins up, while your business front door maybe closed. Whether you’re a SME or a large retailer, everyone can take something from these points.”

Miriam Simon

Miriam Simon has held a number of senior operational roles in several multi national companies: Director for Monsoon Accessorize, Director for B&Q, Assistant Vice President for TKMaxx, Head of Retail Operations for Life Style Sports.

Throughout her career, Miriam has built a strong reputation for having excellent commercial acumen alongside a talent for connecting with and building strong and engaged Teams.

This has led to transformational growth within the businesses she has worked with, regularly yielding double digit sales growth.

In recent years, Miriam has also been a Director for Age Action, a member of the Institute of Directors, a Council member with Drogheda & District Chamber of Commerce, and a Mentor for Enterprise Ireland.

Phone:     +353 86 856 9485 E-mail:     [email protected]

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