On Friday 16th April the Giftware Association launched the inaugural Gift Stop, an informal drop in and drop out forum for any one in the home and gift industry designed as a place to ask those burning questions that are keeping our industry awake at night. The event was live streamed but you can re-watch it on our Facebook channel here or by clicking the image below;
The experts who joined The GA in The Gifts Stops first week were, HR Guru Karen Kirby from Greenshoot HR, Michael Weedon from EXP2 and High Street champion, Craig De Souza founder and CEO of The Creative Industries Association and Therese Oertenblad from The Small Business Collaborative.
Subjects that were covered by the experts this week were;
- Latest High Street stats after reopening on April 12th
- Local councils
- buying Patterns
- HR, Redundancy and furlough advice
- Small Business advice
- the reopening of shops and trade shows including trends
Join us next week for more informative chat as well as new experts who will join us to cover off all areas of the industry.