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Find expert advice, product selections and the latest retail news and trends to help you develop your shop.

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13 Facebook post ideas to to boost your business

A tried-and-tested method for boosting your online presence is to leverage Facebook marketing. By invigorating your Facebook presence, you open doors to community building, brand amplification, and the opportunity to be discovered by a new audience.

How to organise a kids store: 5 tips to create a magical experience for young and old!

Discover the magical world of children’s boutique design and decoration. From clever shelf arrangement to adding a touch of whimsy—explore our top tips for making your space a magical playground!

Pancake day: Discover our selection of gourmet products for your store

Every year, on the 2nd of February, the French observe La Chandeleur, also known as Candlemass or Pancake Day. This day revolves around the crêpe—a quintessential French delicacy that most definitely deserves to be celebrated! Discover our handpicked Pancake Day selection, guaranteed to delight your customers.

30 Vegan products to add to your range for Veganuary

Over the past ten years, “Veganuary” has been shining the spotlight on veganism. The phenomenon started in England and became a global movement, with people all over the world committing to a plant-based lifestyle for the month. As we kick off January 2024, we want to share some great brands, known for making choices that are good for the planet, with fantastic vegan products! Get into the spirit of Veganuary and discover vegan products to spruce up your shelves and make an impact all year round.

Celebrating success and setting the stage: Our ultimate end-of-year checklist for retailers

As the year draws to a close, independent retailers find themselves at a crucial juncture — a time to reflect, express gratitude, and set the stage for a successful new year. In this guide tailored for our vibrant independent retail community, we’ll walk through a comprehensive end-of-year checklist. From thanking clients and suppliers to acknowledging your hardworking team and managing invoicing, let’s ensure your transition into the new year is both seamless and rewarding.

Time to Shine: Embracing Metallics as the Key Trend for 2024
How to arrange your delicatessen: our best advice for independent retailers

Let’s take a closer look at the ideal layout for a delicatessen or fine food store. This type of shop is favoured by foodies on a quest to find the best quality products and seek expert advice from the retailers. In this article, we share our best advice on setting up a delicatessen efficiently and giving your customers a shopping experience to treasure.

How to set up your concept store for success: advice for retailers
How to find new clients: five smart prospecting techniques for independent retailers

For independent retailers, connecting with potential customers is an important part of growing your business — and implementing innovative and effective prospecting techniques holds the key to sustainable success. In this digital era, we’ll explore practical, tried-and-true methods that will help you expand your customer base and make your store a stand-out destination for new shoppers.

Holiday season bestsellers: discover Ankorstore's bestselling products to prepare your festive range

The air is getting colder, the first snowflakes have fallen at altitude, and Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ has made a comeback on your daily playlist… All the signs are there — the festive season is almost upon us! To help you make the holiday season a huge success, we’re sharing the latest bestselling products on Ankorstore. Organised by category, they’ll help you to easily update your festive range and make sure you don’t miss out on the latest trends. Discover the bestsellers to add to your shopping basket!

Buchkantine: the charming meeting place in the heart of Berlin

Discover the charming Buchkantine store in the heart of Berlin! A combination of a bookshop, café and delicatessen makes this one-of-a-kind store a true place of camaraderie, set right on the banks of the Spree.