Retail influencers and pop up entrepreneurs The Pop Up Shop Agents, have partnered with Ankorstart, a programme run by Ankorstore, Europe’s leading B2B marketplace, to offer small businesses and entrepreneurs access to retail stock, free advice, stock control and retail training, helping to reinvent the UK’s high streets.
The partnership fits with the mission of both companies, to support the UK’s high streets and nurture small businesses and startups while building a new future for retail.
The Pop Up Shop Agents extensive portfolio includes working with local authorities and businesses at grass roots level to create and deliver strategies, including 1-2-1 business mentoring, workshops, access to business grants, social media, marketing and branding. This is now further enhanced by the partnership with Ankorstart, a free and non-binding support programme for future retail entrepreneurs.
Thanks to this partnership, popup entrepreneurs can now take part in the Ankorstart programme and benefit from the free support of their retail experts on many different topics.This includes how to create a company, construct a business plan, develop a market study, secure commercial premises, build an e-commerce platform or find financing. Furthermore, Ankorstart experts will assist future popup retailers in building their initial stock, thanks to a tailored-made suggested assortment of brands and products, to meet their business needs.
Founder and Head of Partnerships at The Pop Up Shop Agents, Charley Crocker, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer such a great opportunity for small businesses owners and start up entrepreneurs.
With our mission statement ‘stronger together on the local high street’ we will be shining a light on pop up shop entrepreneurs across the UK and joining the dots between sellers and landlords.”
Head of Head of Ankorstart, Nicolas Loeuillet, said: “At Ankorstart we are passionate about equipping our retailers with the tools and knowledge to launch a successful retail business.
“We are excited to be collaborating with a like-minded business that shares our mission of helping retail entrepreneurs to thrive and reviving the UK high street.”
Interested pop up shop retailers can sign up here – https://blog.ankorstore.com/ankorstart/?utm_source=thepopupshopagents&utm_medium=partnership&utm_campaign=general