A recent interview I did for BIPC Newcastle as part of their High Street Heros Instagram series and my top piece of advice...
We recently won an award which was a huge surprise but also fantastic news for us all at Finale and our customers too. This is the article written by Ian Wylie with all the details that appeared in our local magazine;
Top National Award For Northumberland Village Shop
Cluster of Corbridge independent businesses thriving despite national High Street trend.
A village shop in Northumberland at the heart and ‘sole’ of the local community has won a top national award.
Finale Shoes and Accessories of Corbridge was named Fashion Independent Footwear Retailer of the Year at the 2019 Footwear Industry Awards in Birmingham.
The shoes and boots always look lovely in the shop but it’s nice to have images of them on feet and in different locations too, this helps people imagine how they will fit into their wardrobes and lifestyles. So every season we do a photo shoot, this is one of these things that sounds very glamorous but is actually something we spend ages planning and is pretty hard work but very worth it when you get the shots at the end!
Who do we buy our shoes from?
No, this is not a trick question - obviously mum and I and everyone who works for us get their shoes from Finale! But where does Finale get its shoes from?
We buy from a variety of different brands, this is important to us because it means we have a wide range and lots of choice for you; our customers.