The Great British Exchange gets more great British products into John Lewis & Partners as the Made Locally initiative grows.

We've teamed up with John Lewis & Partners and The Great British Exchange to offer four local businesses the chance to run a pop-up shop in the John Lewis Nottingham store in August.

The Great British Exchange (GBE) work in partnership with John Lewis & Partners (JLP) to launch pop up shops within their stores - providing the opportunity for independent businesses increase brand awareness and generate a larger sales market through a well- established high street name.

It's also a great way to meet new customers and promote your independent brand in a store environment. If your pop-up sales during that period show huge potential, JLP may even take your brand into their main range!

In short you would rent a pop up space for a week in JLP Nottingham, GBE will guide you through the process from marketing, pop up shop set up, to sales reporting and any questions you have can be answered by their team.


Photo thanks to The Great British Exchange



1) Rental fee (for the full week Mon-Sun) - PAYABLE BY NOTTINGHAM BID

2) JLP commission - non negotiable

20% of all sales made during your week in store will go to JLP as commission

First - apply via this link - This sends the application to JLP Head Office for approval - once approved you can continue to the next steps.

What's next?

1) Once approved a member of GBE team will be in touch to discuss location/dates

2) Gain local store manager's approval - we will need to ask the store if they would be happy to have you in to host a pop up

3) Secure your booking

4) Receive all confirmation correspondence with information packs from your GBE contact

5) Induction arranged to go in store, see the space and meet the team

6) Host your pop up!

Available dates:

w/c 2nd Aug
w/c 9th Aug
w/c 16th Aug
w/c 23rd Aug

This opportunity will be operating on a first come, first served basis. Once four businesses are approved, this opportunity will close. Good luck!

For more information about this initiative visit:


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