Category: Trending

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Apr2015
          It’s good know I am ‘on trend’ and am someone who is embracing the fastest evolving revolution in how we use services and products.   5 ... Read More

15

Feb2015
A friend of mine kept on telling me to go to CARPO the next time I was in the Piccadilly Circus area of London’s West End. I kept on missing the opportunity though. This friend goes all dreamy-eyed when she re-counts ... Read More

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Feb2015
I have been writing distribution strategies for lifestyle brands for a long time. In the ‘old world’ it was all quite straightforward – ‘define the markets, the channels of distribution and the product assortment to drive success’. I would then work ... Read More

15

Dec2014
              Zoe Sugg, better known as Zoella and her boyfriend Alfie, have both become internet phenomena from their ‘vlogs’ (internet blogs to those new to this media channel). Their fans refer to them as a couple as ‘zalfie’. Zoella is a pretty, ... Read More

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Dec2014
Last weekend Black Friday and Cyber Monday brought the UK’s retailers into focus. While not everybody agrees the US-import is necessarily a good thing for UK businesses, the numbers – not to mention the TV tugs of war – were staggering, with John Lewis racking up a tablet sale every ... Read More

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Nov2014
In the space of 10 days 2 major UK retail groups have pulled out of the Russian market. Both New Look (http://news.sky.com/story/1371186/new-look-exits-russian-and-ukraine-markets)  and ... Read More

16

Nov2014
Once upon a time Christmas adverts showed happy families around the dining table - smiling stereo-types - grandpa in his cardigan, candy-sweet kids being perfect for the day whilst Mum cooked mountains of roast potatoes an as Dad carved the turkey.. That was my memory for 1980, as Sainsburys brought ... Read More

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Nov2014
It used to be a simple challenge for traditional ‘bricks and mortar' retailers – how to adapt an existing retail store business model into a fast changing online experience. Only 3 years ago I was battling with the challenge on how to adapt a retail business too omni-channel – many ... Read More