Blog — independent RSS




REX THE CONCEPT STORE: Drapers Online

Concept store championing independents to open in Liverpool 7 October, 2014 | By Tara Hounslea A new ‘box’ concept store that champions independent and creative retailers and brands will open its doors in Liverpool this Friday (October 10).   The Rex store, which will span 5,000 sq ft and open in the George Henry Leeds building in the city centre, will offer fashion, homewares, health and beauty products and bespoke items from more than 40 local retailers. “The concept is simple but brand-new not only to Liverpool, but to the North West – we provide retail space and boxes that act as a platform for traders to display their goods in our mini-emporium,” said Alishia Thomas-Jackson from Revolver Retail,...

Continue reading



REX: WIN A BOX COMPETITION WINNER

Introducing …. Alexandria Therese, Jewellery Designer  As soon as Alex’s name was pulled out the hat, the whole office suddenly felt a wave of excitement. Giving people- especially young and start up business at that, a place to trade was something that set the 'Rex' cogs in motion over 18 months ago!  It seems a likely case of fate that brought Alexandria Therese to enter this competition- to simply follow a new budding twitter account called @RexLiverpool in the hopes of winning a metal box to trade products in for a month.  We met Alex a few days ago and can honestly say what a pleasure it was to meet such a friendly, dynamic and down to earth...

Continue reading



BEST ORIGINAL START UP | MIB AWARDS 2014

We were absolutely blown away to be awarded with Best Original Start-up at the 2014 MIB Awards, it was completely unexpected but such an honour to be recognised for this award especially in a city with a very creative start up scene.  To be up for nomination was more than enough as we faced tough competition in our category especially from our good pals Independent Liverpool and Liverpool Gin Company who were one of the sponsors of the evening.  We were delighted to be given this milestone and rub shoulders with the overall winner Mattas who scooped up the Independent Retailer of the Year and Business of the Year award - we only hope we’re still going as strong as...

Continue reading