Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - November/December 2022

112 ALEXANDER THURLOW T: +44 (0)208 766 6466 70 years in the business we feel we can offer our customers experience and a great service as well. How are you finding the current climate in the UK? Is it affecting business? To be honest we haven’t noticed a change in our business, things are actually getting better for us now we have moved on from the Covid pandemic. How do you view the future of independent retail post-pandemic? We think that it should bounce back, even though the consumer has got used to buying online I think they still enjoy the process of getting out and browsing in gift shops. Are you active on social media? How is this important for the business? Yes, we are very active. It is definitely a necessity now to keep your profile up on all channels. Do you have any advice for new businesses starting out in the world of gifts? Try to find a unique product to sell and don’t over buy. What can we expect in the future from the company? We just want to be able to get our product into more outlets in the UK and overseas and provide the best service we can for our customers.