With the inception and growth of online shopping there is often news of the “retail apocalypse” but what advice is there for businesses who may be affected by this? Business Gateway is excited to host John Cowan, owner of Real Retail Solutions, and experienced business consultant to host our first retail and high-street orientated workshop: High Street Retail: The Do’s and Dont’s. In this workshop John will discuss: Overview of the Retail economy in The UK and any relevant local statistics. The Journey to where we are and what happened since the post war. What actions can the smaller business take to adapt and survive. Visual Merchandising and appeal. Who is out there to help? (Business Gateway overview and BID’s local Government) Some actions to take Get Involved!