RETAIL expert Mary Portas is back with a new Channel 4 series offering help to independent shops and businesses in the Cotswolds .

Optomen Television, the BAFTA-winning TV production company behind shows including The Great British Menu and Heston Blumenthal’s Feast, is making the series that will see Mary offer her unique insight, ideas and expertise on the customer experience.

The show’s producers are currently looking for independent retailers in the Cotswolds area that could benefit from the retail expert's help.

They are keen to hear from any business owners or managers who would like fresh ideas to bring customers through the door and put money in the till.

For more details or to sign up, email or call 0203 227 5987.