Ebay’s First UK High Street Concept Store Helps Wolverhampton Businesses Boost Sales by 40%

eBay’s first-ever UK high street concept store has helped businesses taking part in its Retail Revival scheme reach £4 million in sales since September 2018.
Jun 28, 2019 9:10 AM ET

The partnership with the City of Wolverhampton is helping small retailers grow their businesses both online and offline, with 64 local businesses increasing year-on-year sales by 40% since the programme’s launch last September.

The concept store, located in the heart of Wolverhampton, offered participating SMEs the opportunity to showcase and sell their products for a month. Figures reveal that sales for the businesses taking part more than doubled during the opening of the pop-up store. Sales were also boosted during May by a 20% discount coupon for selected Wolverhampton-based sellers.

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