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Notonthehighstreet is a gift orientated marketplace
By Chris Dawson February 25, 2017 - 9:49 pm

What to expect at a Notonthehighstreet Pitch Up event

Today I went to the NotOnTheHighStreet Pitch Up in Richmond to see how many sellers turned up and what type of products Notonthehighstreet are looking for. There were literally hundreds of sellers, about 400 during the course of the day came to show their wares with Pitch Up events

Come see NotOnTheHighStreet to pitch your products and unique gift ideas!

Ted & Bessie: A Truly British Business

I speak to a lot of small business owners in the course of a year, but one for me stands out and that's Ted & Bessie, run by Catherine (Cat) Price in Leicestershire. Combining a traditional small holding with a modern day Internet business, it

Notonthehighstreet Christmas 2016 TV Advert

NotOnTheHighStreet brings the magic of gifting to its customers by giving them a sneak preview of its highly anticipated Christmas advert - ‘Magic is Real’ - ahead of the official TV launch on Sunday the 6th of November 2016. The first marketplace to release a Christmas bags £21m investment

Online marketplace NotOnTheHighStreet has secured further funding of £21m in a round led by Hubert Burda Media. And it looks like they'll be investing at least some of the money in taking NOTHS to shoppers and sellers outside the UK. Other investors involved in the round

Notonthehighstreet Colour Saturday Events

Timed to coincide with Small Business Saturday, NotOnTheHighStreet launched their first Colour Saturday on 5th December – a day dedicated to celebrating the value creative small businesses bring to customers and their importance in fostering growth and innovation for the UK economy. Small businesses creating around

Emma Jones MBE named as Government business ambassador

Our chum Emma Jones MBE over at Enterprise Nation has been named by the Prime Minister as one of seven new Government business ambassadors. And it's not just Emma, people from Sage and notonthhighstreet too have been tasked too. Here's the list in full: Karen

Notonthehighstreet first to launch on Apple TV

NotOnTheHighStreet have launched the first retail app in Europe for the all-new Apple TV. This is a real coup for them as they've beaten all the marketplace giants and become the first retail app for Apple TV in Europe (and the second world wide after

NotOnTheHighStreet: Free delivery on 90k gifts

If you're selling on, then you should really be considering offering your products with free delivery to take full advantage of their home page promotion. Christmas is in full swing on the site, with everything from unique personalised Christmas decorations to advent calendars and of

NotOnTheHighStreet’s TV Advert

Gift marketplace, NotOnTheHighStreet are running TV adverts showcasing the unique merchandise ideal for Christmas presents to be found on their site. With the tag line "Not like other gifts", the ad highlights "Britain's most creative businesses" are NotOnTheHighStreet. Personally I've always loved NotOnTheHighStreet and it's great

Save 8 hrs/day with NetDespatch (for free)

Dorset based novelty gift maker, Made Lovingly Made, has speeded up its order fulfilment processes with the help of a web-based integration solution from NetDespatch, which seamlessly connects the company’s order management system with its parcel delivery network. Made Lovingly Made makes unique personalised gifts and

Book review: Shape up your business from

I've always been faintly intrigued by and how they operate. It comes from the Christmas before last when it was clear they were having a stellar seasonal selling month in November and December. So I decided to get in touch because I wanted to

OnBuy “British” marketplace launches 1st Nov

Is there room for another marketplace in the UK? One that's decidedly British and yet aims to compete with the likes of eBay, Amazon and OnBuy certainly thinks so. We've seen so many new marketplaces come and go, way back in the archives of Tamebay

The Thoughtful Gift Finder app from

I like for no other reason than they have a lovely website. There's always something I'd like to buy and if I'm ever stuck for a birthday gift it's a great place to get me out of a hole with some suitable inspiration. Some

Notonthehighstreet gets £10 million investment

One of my favourite marketplaces, has just raised a £10 million investment from a consortium of investors. Notonthehighstreet's unique selling point is that all the goods offered are unique or personalised products, which are arranged into gifts for "her", "him", "children", "grandparents", "birthdays" or see busiest day and win awards

NotOnTheHighStreet have just racked up the highest selling day ever in their five year history. The 28th November, which is starting to be known in the UK as Cyber Monday, saw sales rocket but that's nothing unusual for the site - they're seeing growth of

Weekly Deals: eBay vs NotOnTheHighStreet

It's Thursday just before "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" which, although they're are American terms, are the start of the busiest shopping period in the run up to Christmas. That being the case it's time to start Christmas shopping so I couldn't wait to log hires for international expansion

People have been wishing for an eBay "killer" competitor for years and with the possible exception of Amazon (which isn't really suited for used goods) there hasn't ever been a serious contender in the UK. That's still the case, but one site - seems