A WINCHESTER go back and forth agent which defied the upward push of nationwide chains and on-line buying groceries has celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Hilary Honess and pal Sharron Brammall took over the Unbiased Vacation Store in The Brooks Centre in 2005.
“Once we first met in December 1993, we by no means idea we’d finally end up operating our personal industry,” Ms Honess stated. “We now have simply recorded our easiest yr ever and want to take this chance to thank all our consumers, previous and new, for his or her persisted encouragement and strengthen – with out you we’d now not be the place we’re these days.”
At first the store had two workers to construct a devoted buyer base. It now has 5 with years of business revel in.
Ms Honess says independence has liberated the store from excursion operators and allowed team of workers to provide shoppers “utterly independent recommendation”.
They’re additionally agent participants of the Affiliation of Unbiased Excursion Operators, linking them to small businesses with skilled wisdom of particular locations.
Workforce celebrated the milestone with a birthday celebration – and are operating a December prize draw for £300 in vouchers.
Someone reserving with the store this month has the risk to place the cash against a travel in their selection thru Vintage Assortment Vacations.
Supply : DailyEcho