Category Archives: Just for fun

Retail Assist takes part in Robin Hood Day

Everyone has heard of Robin Hood, Nottinghamshire’s most famous heroic outlaw and the world’s favourite folk hero. Robbing from the rich to give to the poor alongside his band of Merry Men, his adventures have been retold down the generations, … Continue reading

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The Great Retail Assist Bake Off

On Friday, the Nottingham office kicked off a company wide ‘bake off,’ a tasty way to raise money for charity whilst celebrating having entered our 15th year of trading. The day was a great success, with 21 homemade cakes entered … Continue reading

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Retail Assist, Pre-Digital Photography

With Retail Assist now in its 15th year , we’ve been doing some reminiscing. Thanks to a drawer full of pre-digital camera photography we were able to dig out some old snapshots of both our old offices, and of the … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday At Vue Cinema

With another bank holiday fast approaching it’s time to make plans for your long weekend. Having worked alongside Vue cinema for a number of years the team at Retail Assist have become regular movie goers, and for those of you … Continue reading

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Four Of The Best: Valentines Edition

For those of us that aren’t anti Valentine’s, this Thursday is a day to look forward to. Cheesy cards and cheesy movies are – in our humble opinion – what makes this night special, so we’ve put together four of … Continue reading

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Christmas Gift Ideas For Girls

1. Mulberry iPad case at Selfridges £165 . 2. Cath Kidston Tea Set £30 3. Diptyque Rose Candle at Selfridges £38 . 4. Paperchase 2013 diary £9 5. Nails Inc at ASOS £29.50 . 6. Daisy Eau So Fresh at … Continue reading

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Shopping in the 1970s vs Retail Today: Technological Advances

Back in March, blogger Ellie interviewed her Mum, Val, regarding the difference between shopping in the 1970’s and today. One of the key points we picked up on was, as Val mentioned, that the nearest a shopper had to online … Continue reading

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Client Quotes

In last week’s blog, I discussed some of my favourite quotes from various style icons. This inspired me to look back through Retail Assist’s client case studies and remind myself of some of the quotes made by our customers, who are … Continue reading

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Top 10 Retail and Fashion Quotes

Here at Retail Assist, we’ve been collecting some of our favourite quotes related to Retail and Fashion over on our Pinterest page. These have amused and inspired us in equal measure, so we thought it would be a waste not … Continue reading

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Quiz: What kind of clothes shopper are you?

Last summer, Retail Assist’s quiz got people debating whether they were a ‘Traditional Shopper’, a ‘Best of Both Shopper’ or a ‘Tech-Savvy Shopper’. Now we’re about to quiz you again, but this time in relation to your clothing purchasing habits: … Continue reading

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