OCT 00] THE CHAMBER NEWS
Firms Get Survival Advice
traders in Foleshill have joined forces to sew off the opposition at
out-of-town shopping developments.
have linked up with The Chamber to get advice on how best to improve
their business in the face of extreme competition.
retailers have become members of the Chamber Action group - Foleshill
dressmaker is already seeing the benefit of getting help, with advice
from Business Link unlocking her business’ potential.
Parveen’s shop, Misbah, at 411 Foleshill Road, has been built up
over the last years, and is used by customers looking for a
distinctive alternative to high street fashion.
said that joining CAGFAR had helped her:
the support group I now have access to professional advice and
training to help me move forward.
have a number of plans for improving the business, initially by
re-structuring the shop and changing the layout to make it more
accessible to customers.”
retail consultant Paul Ford, a personal business adviser at The
Chamber, who is leading the initiative, said:
Road is losing out to newer retail developments and must find
alternative ways to attract shoppers.
such as Misbah have a prosperous future if they work together and
use the expertise of The Chamber to learn up-to-date retail