Defining, encouraging and facilitating an appropriate retail mix.

The Retail Group

The Retail Group represents retailers in the town. It works very closely with Totally Locally Newark and collaborates on a wide range of initiatives designed to enhance the retail environment. These include:

  • Free parking over the Christmas period
  • Leaflets promoting retail in Newark
  • Attendance at events, again promoting retail within the town
  • The development of a retail app to help shops compete against the internet
  • Engagement with, and membership of the Town Team
  • Identifies opportunities to promote Newark retail along side events such as, the Newark Festival, the County Show and the Christmas Market
  • Monthly meetings are held at the barge to formulate strategy and to address key issues