Independent Retailer & Founder of Indie Retail Academy , Indie Retail Academy
Clare co-owns Merry + Bright, a lifestyle store in the Scottish Borders, and is also an actor working in TV, film and theatre. Since 2012 Clare is also a wholesale consultant to hundreds of product-based creative businesses. With clients and students who work in all disciplines, from fashion to furniture, and range from start-ups to established suppliers with dozens of domestic and international stockists. Clients achievements include doubling their number of wholesale accounts, winning prestigious stockists such as The National Trust and Tate Modern, and exhibiting at Maison Et Objet, Autumn Fair, NY Now, Top Drawer and BCTF .