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Chris Wilkie

Jimmy Garcia catering
Jimmy Garcia Catering – Lockdown Story
Jimmy Garcia Catering – Lockdown Story 1205 680 Chris Wilkie

Submited by Jimmy Garcia In March, when we first went into lockdown, it felt like everything we had worked so hard to achieve building the business over the last decade…

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Manchester Gin
Manchester Gin – Lockdown Story
Manchester Gin – Lockdown Story 1440 1079 Chris Wilkie

Submitted by Fiona @ Manchester Gin & Three Little Words At The Spirit of Manchester Distillery, our business has three core elements – gin production, distillery experiences, and a cocktail…

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How To Get The “At-Home Meal-Kit” Formula Right
How To Get The “At-Home Meal-Kit” Formula Right 2560 1707 Chris Wilkie

At-home meal kits. It started with “pizza in the post” during the first lockdown. Since then the process has been refined to the point where replicating it can lead to…

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Black Friday
Black Friday: 3 Ways Hospitality Businesses Can Get Involved.
Black Friday: 3 Ways Hospitality Businesses Can Get Involved. 1795 1328 Chris Wilkie

Black Friday is one of the biggest sale events in the world. Some might question its relevance in the U.K. (it’s rooted in U.S. traditions following Thanksgiving), but thousands of…

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restaurant merchandise
Turn Customers into Fans with Merchandise for Hospitality
Turn Customers into Fans with Merchandise for Hospitality 1800 1200 Chris Wilkie

What do you associate with the word merchandise? Probably shirts, caps, mugs but also fans, engagement, loyalty, pride, belonging and of course free advertising. Basically, it is a little piece…

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How to Update Your Tripadvisor with Safety Measures
How to Update Your Tripadvisor with Safety Measures 1713 701 Chris Wilkie

Earlier this year Tripadvisor launched Travel Safe. A series of updates to their website that added safety measure related features for both consumers and businesses using the site. It affects…

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Protected: Squaremeal: What Is It and How Does it Work?
Protected: Squaremeal: What Is It and How Does it Work? 1200 680 Chris Wilkie

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Comparing In-House Delivery and Third-Party Delivery Apps
Comparing In-House Delivery and Third-Party Delivery Apps 1320 825 Chris Wilkie

Consumers appreciate speed and convenience. Pair this with a pandemic that’s encouraged people to stay at home and you have the premise for why online ordering has recently seen exponential…

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Tripadvisor Travel Safe
How Tripadvisor’s Safety Measures Are Impacting Hospitality Businesses
How Tripadvisor’s Safety Measures Are Impacting Hospitality Businesses 2048 820 Chris Wilkie

Tripadvisor recently rolled out their TravelSafe updates for businesses and travellers. The update focuses on bringing safety measures implemented in response to COVID-19 to the forefront.  These changes have the…

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Staycations: 6 Ways To Get Your Business Noticed
Staycations: 6 Ways To Get Your Business Noticed 1263 842 Chris Wilkie

Searches for “staycation” are at their highest level since trends began according to Google Trends. Many of you may have seen advertising and articles from district councils promoting local sights…

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