#Love local, support local

Plymouth Retailers: 

Open for business

The past year has seen many of our beloved Independent retailers having to close their doors and find new ways to attract buyers to their wares. The City's retail credentials are enhanced by the rich and varied products created and promoted by our 'Indies', and for many, April 12th can't come soon enough. 

 

To remind you of the fantastically bespoke items that will be waiting for you on your return, we've asked some of our local retailers to pick a couple of items to tempt you in.

Wray and Co

Wray & Co: Traditional family jewellers, passionate about jewellery

Wray and Co the Jewellers specialises in buying and selling quality antique and pre-owned jewellery. Valuations, repairs, alteration and restoration services also available.

Support local

#GeddonPlymouth and shop locally in 2021

Shop4Plymouth can help you find some amazing local businesses offering online, click and collect and delivery services so that you can still shop local during lockdown.

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We’ll be reopening on 12th April 2021!  

We have missed seeing our wonderful customers over the past few months. At Drakes we’re so excited to get back to doing what we love and helping you find gorgeous jewellery and striking watches for every occasion. We’d like to thank you all for your continued support, especially over the past 12 months, it really does mean a lot to us all.

We speak to Drew Statton of Wray & Co

Wray & Co Jewellers are passionate about Pre-owned & Antique Jewellery and are always happy to share their knowledge. With 134 years, and 6 generations of history, their collections exemplify the very best from a range of time periods in their history.

We caught up with Drew Statton about the company, how they coped through the pandemic and what plans they have for 2021.

Ford Pets

59 Ridgeway, Plymouth, PL7 2AW

01752 342979

Independent pet and wildlife supplies shop in Plympton, serving the local community and online with all their pet supplies needs from paws to claws, fins to wings, we’re ‘pet perfect’

Peardrops

Jewellery and Fashion Accessories for all occasions

Take a look at our wide range of jewellery and accessories below. From gloves and scarves to necklaces and earrings, Peardrops Jewellery and Accessories in Plymouth has it all. For further details, please get in touch.

Rockpool Trading

Locally made, locally sourced and generally fabulous

we're passionate about all things Devon & Cornwall. We work, rest and play in this fantastic region; we sing its praises, smile fondly at its (few) shortcomings, and yes, even occasionally eat the odd pasty. 

Vispring 

Vispring launches design competition with PCofA students

Plymouth based luxury bed maker, Vispring, has launched a competition in partnership with Plymouth College of Art, giving Interior Design and Styling students the opportunity to design a limited-edition bed. Click below for more...

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How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

As time goes on, the way things are conducted change. Whether this is to keep up with changing times or to reinvent the way things are done, industries must adapt, evolve, and innovate. Something that is no stranger to change is shopping habits. In 2020, the Office for National Statistics reported that consumers spent around £436 billion.

Significant change has been demonstrated in consumer behaviour and subsequently retail — ranging from technological advances to consumer expectation. In this article, we’ll look at the different shopping habits consumers have experienced over the years. Click here to read more..