Apply or Nominate | The January Project | Extraordinary Places To Shop Small Online | Independent Online Shops - Handmade - Artisan - Sustainable - Gifts - Design - Food - Drink - Fashion - Homewares - Furniture - Vintage - Makers - Wellness - Art - Design - Gifts - Crafting | UK

Apply Or Nominate

We are on the search for the UK’s best small independent online retailers. If you think that's you - or if you want to help out by nominating your favorites just tell us - fill out the form below!

Get Listed - It’s Free!

The January Project is a curated showcase of independent online sellers influencing the way we live, work and play. This is the place where creators meet their audience and extraordinary items find their homes. Qualifying businesses can request a free immersive showcase listing (see example screenshot) that will feature in the results pages for your relevant categories.

  • Be Seen: Increase your visibility to consumers looking to find smaller independent online sellers
  • Generate Traffic: Help increase visits direct to your ecommerce website and social media
  • Take Part: Join a growing community promoting everything “shop small” online
Claim Your Free Listing


To request a listing complete the form above to tell us a bit about yourself.

Add Your Content

Add a short description, social media links and images to create your showcase profile.


We will check your entry & apply the appropriate categories. You can come back and edit / update anytime.


Is my standard showcase listing completely free?

Yes - all standard showcase listings like the above example are completely free and will appear within the search results for the categories relevant to the products that you sell.

Can I easily edit my free listing?

Yes - you will have your own account and login that will give you access so you can edit and update your listing. You will also be able to access other special features in your account as we roll these out.

Where will my entry show?

Your entry will be listed within the major site section that is relevant to your business - for example Art, or Fashion etc. Your listing will also be given appropriate categories and subcategories within that section. Your entry will then show in the results for all the categories / subcategories that you are placed in. Users can then click through and access your main showcase page - see above example or see a live page here →

What are the qualifying criteria?

Applications or invitations for listings on the January project are open to any smaller independent online retailer operating within the categories that we cover (subject to our editor's discretion to provide the best selection for our users).Please use the form above to request a listing or to nominate your favorite independent online retailers / online shops.

Claim Your Free Listing

We’re on a search for artists, makers and small brands that sell lovely things online.

Apply for your free showcase page or nominate your favourite online stores here.