I hope you are all well.
As we are nearing a competition date on the lease of our store I wanted to give you all a state of play update along with a few other announcements.
So firstly the current state of Composite Games.
The Current State of Composite Games
When the pandemic hit we were put into a very difficult situation, as a fledgling retailer we were not eligible for a lot of the financial aid that the government was offering and a decision had to be made about the fate of Composite Games and our projects.
As the retail industry had closed for the most part I decided to adapt our business model.
Firstly we focused on our online retail premise and revamped and redeveloped our inhouse website.
Secondly we reduced our headcount (temporally)
And finally I took a role within another major retailer to grant us access to the money that would be required to keep our supply chain running.
With the UK restrictions finally beginning to lift we are finally in a position where I can allow Composite Games to grow.
Currently, along with the 40hr a week commitment I have to the other retailer. I am also solely running orders and shipping for Composite Games, which is effecting our effectiveness for our customers.
Therefore I am pleased to announce that the below actions will be taking place shortly.
Firstly, our bricks and mortar shop is planned to reopen in June. The store will include gaming tables and a space for light refreshments.
The store will be run by myself and supported by a manager, two full time staff and two apprentices.
This will allow us to better service our instore and online customers orders and help alleviate the delays that some of our customers have been experiencing.
Its going to take a few weeks to get everything running right but we are looking forward to greeting people in our shop and growing our loyal customer community.
Games Workshop Issues
As some of you may be aware Ga