Independent Retailers vs. Amazon – 7 Tips To Compete

With online giants like Amazon increasingly vying to take over the retail market, independent store owners need to be better than ever before in order to stay competitive. Here at Pointy, we work with retailers across the world – from the oldest independent bookstore chain globally in San Francisco to newly-opened bike stores in Dublin – ...

Late Late Toy Show Favourites

We hope you and your little ones enjoyed the Late Late Toy Show on Friday night! Here’s a list of our favourite toys – find your nearest stockist using the Pointy App.  Speak Out  This game challenges you to say different phrases with a mouthpiece in that won’t let you close your mouth – a great ...

Pointy Retailer Spotlight: Bookworm Bookshop

When John Butler first opened Bookworm Bookshop in 1993, it was just a tiny premises on the outskirts of town. Over the last 20 years the store has grown from strength to strength, moving to a much larger location and establishing itself as one of the country’s leading independent bookstores. The independent bookstore landscape has ...

7 Tips For Creating The Perfect Christmas

Here at the Pointy HQ the countdown to Christmas is on. With so much to organise and so many presents to buy, we thought we’d help you out a little by telling you our Christmas must haves and where you can find them – make sure you add them to your list! 1. Cracking Christmas ...

Independent Toy Stores – 5 Tips To Sell Out Your Stock This Holiday Season

With the letters to Santa pouring in by the sackful, it’s time for your toy store to get organised for the festive season ahead. In order to compete with retail giants like Walmart, Toys”R”Us and Amazon,  it’s important for independent toy stores to give their customers that little bit of extra magic this Holiday season. Here’s ...

Christmas Gifts For Him

Have you been lumped with the task of choosing a christmas gift for your dad or brother this year? Or are you searching frantically for the perfect present for your husband or boyfriend? If a pair of socks just isn’t going to cut it this year, here’s a list of gift ideas that we think ...

Christmas Gifts For Her

With the festive season well under way  it’s time to face the dreaded task of present buying. Whether you’re looking for a gift for your wife, girlfriend, sister, mum or friend Pointy has got you covered. Here’s some of our top present picks: For The Makeup Junkie Who doesn’t love a bit of extra glamour ...

Independent Bookstores vs. Amazon – 7 Tips To Compete

With online retail giants like Amazon tearing their way through the book market, you might think that independent booksellers are shaking in their boots. However, according to the American Booksellers Association, the opposite is true. Independent bookstores are thriving and reason is quite clear. Visiting a local bookstore provides a unique experience that you simply ...

Everything You Need For A Spooktacular Halloween

Planning a last minute Halloween party? Check out our list of must-have items to make it extra spooky! We’ve got loads of great food ideas, costume inspo and DIY decorating tips. Find all of the products mentioned using the Pointy App. Decorations If you’re planning to have a Halloween party then decorations are a must. Spooky ...

5 Healthy Treats You Can Make In Minutes

Here at Pointy we know that staying on track with healthy eating and keeping those pesky sugar cravings at bay can be really tough. We’ve teamed up with our Pointy retailer Fresh to bring you some really simple sweet recipes that are guilt-free and delicious! Find all of the ingredients mentioned using the Pointy App. ...

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