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06/12/2013

Small Business Saturday | Celebrate your local Independent retailers

This weekend businesses of the UK are coming together to celebrate ‘Small Business Saturday’ another day in the retail industry that has really taken full inspiration from our American friends. Held on the first day in December this weekend celebrates the first ever small business Saturday in the UK, it is all about supporting local independent retailers and here at Northern Threads this is something we feel strongly about. Much like ‘Independent’s Day’ which is a national campaign held in July, the day aims to help customers really understand the... Read More

29/11/2013

Black Friday & Cyber Monday

So today is Black Friday, we’re sure that those two word are being thrown around all over the retail industry today but what does it actually mean. Well Black Friday is something created by our American friends across the pond, and we have taken our inspiration from them. It is known as the biggest shopping day of the year residing on the day after the fantastically American Holiday of Thanksgiving. It is thought that Black Friday became the biggest shopping day of the year in 2001, and has carried on... Read More