Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council

Transform Your Retail Business Through Digital Marketing

Boost your retail business with new opportunities in digital marketing

Many consumers in the UK frequently purchase online so using digital marketing to reach new customers could give your business a significant boost. The Digital Retail Therapy Programme is designed to give you an overview of the opportunities that digital marketing can bring and develop digital skills within your retail business. 

This programme will offer an in-depth diagnostic audit of your business’ digital capabilities in addition to 2 days of one to one digital mentoring across:

  • Website marketing
  • Data and analytics
  • Social media marketing
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Email marketing
  • Display marketing
  • Mobile marketing
  • Geo-marketing tactics
  • Search engine optimisation
  • Per pay click (PPC) advertising

As an addition to 6 digital events that will be launched in June 2019, 60 retail businesses can apply* for an in-depth diagnostic audit of their business’ digital capabilities and also receive 2 days / 15 hours of one to one digital mentoring. As a result, the participating 60 businesses will have developed a bespoke focused digital marketing action plan with the aim of increasing sales and building digital capacity.

*subject to eligibility criteria. This is strictly a retail programme and only retailers with premises solely used for retail will be considered. 



Emma Gribben

Emma is an international digital marketing consultant and trainer working with start-ups, SMEs, brands and agencies in NI, ROI, UK, Dubai and Australia across digital strategy, website performance enhancement, social media, content marketing, SEO, email marketing, online PR and influencer marketing.

Emma has helped global businesses achieve impressive returns on digital marketing.


Niamh Taylor

Niamh is an award-winning digital marketing expert with over 18 years experience in marketing, both online and offline, across B2B, B2C and public sector. She is a digital specialist business mentor and has previously lectured for The Digital Marketing Institute Ireland.

Niamh is a regular guest speaker at conferences and delivers training on all areas of digital marketing. Her passion is helping companies get the results they need with tailored digital marketing strategies.

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Carolyn Henderson

As a specialist in Online Marketing for over ten years, Carolyn is passionate about all things digital. She is a multi-award winning digital marketer who dedicates her time to continually learning and growing in her field.

She has excellent analytical, creative and strategic skills.

She won CIM Retailer Of The Year, DANI Award for Best Online Strategy and Belfast Telegraph for Excellence in Marketing. She also won Best NI Blogger for her own blog – Forever Scarlett. 

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Oisin O Murchu

Oisin is a talented digital marketer who gets stuck into all areas of digital, from blog writing and content creation to advertising and social campaigns. His analytical skills make him a pro at tracking online consumer behaviour, identifying opportunities to make more from your online campaigns and get a better ROI.

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Caroline O'Neill

Caroline is owner of DIGG Childrenswear in Dungannon. Caroline also pioneered DIGG for Success helping businesses to establish and utilise effective online social media marketing. She is a mentor for small businesses looking to grow their presence on social media. 

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Meghan Semple

Meghan is a excellent marketing strategist with experience working with businesses to help them grow. Her passion for getting things done & helping small businesses thrive lead her to working with some extraordinary brands. 

She loves creating memorable experiences and helping businesses thrive through effective digital marketing strategies, always considering the entire user experience.

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Natasha Mackay

Natasha’s passion for all things digital coupled with her analytical skills help her to create powerful digital marketing strategies for our clients.

Her clients benefit from OCD levels of organisational skills, a genuine passion for teaching others about digital marketing, her good eye for design, and her obsession with social media analysis. 


Inspire, Innovate and Invest with New Opportunities in Digital Retail

This FREE event will provide a diverse range of retailers with insights around opportunities for digital retailing. Attendees will benefit from a panel discussion around latest opportunities in digital retail as well as a case study from a local retailer detailing their experience of bringing retailing across to digital platforms. Speakers will cover topics including websites and digital storefronts, retailer marketplaces and how to drive retail through social media.


Date: TBC  |  Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm


Location: Armagh City Hotel

Understanding Data for Your Retail Business Masterclass

This event will identify and address opportunities in capturing and understanding retailing data through an introduction to Google Analytics, a review of best practice customer mapping and usability tools to enhance customer experience, and finding and understanding data from your social media channels. 

Date: 10th May 2018  |  Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm Location: Banbridge Town Hall

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