Campaign Shop Independent

Shopping small isn’t just for Christmas – or a pandemic! Now is the time for us to harness the support for independents that we’ve seen grow over the past year and ensure that it becomes an everyday habit. If every adult in the UK spent £1 a day with small businesses it would add £12billion to local economies.

So, this June was all about Campaign Shop Independent – Summer 2021. During our month-long campaign, we made lots of noise, getting the message out across the country, and have so loved that you’ve been doing the same.

With thanks to our small business supporters

CSI 2021 sponsors

Campaign Podcast Mini Series

Each week throughout Campaign Shop Independent - Summer 2021, Holly chatted with two small business founders about their experiences and how they feel about supporting small. You can listen to all episodes below.

Episode One

Chupi Sweetman, founder of jewellery brand Chupi and Laura Wellington, founder of In Good Company.

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Episode Two

Nikki, founder of Nikki McWilliams and Lungi Mhlanga, The Treats Club founder.

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Episode Three

Steffi Smith, founder of The Chocolate Smiths and Kojo Marfo, founder of My Runway Group

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Episode Four

Olivia and Daisy, founders of A South London Makers Market and Natalie and Daniel Reynolds, founders of Fred & Noah

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Previous years

This is our very first Campaign Shop Independent – Summer, however we’ve been running Campaign Shop Independent every Christmas for the last 4 years. 

Take a look at what we’ve done in previous campaigns.

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