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It’s an interesting time to be involved in retail

Successful retailers are embracing the multi-channel environment and offering their customers an increasingly seamless retail experience, whilst others fail and go to the wall. High streets are looking for new ways to stimulate footfall and establish their identity. Bigger isn’t … » Read more…

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Building a showroom without walls

I recently had to buy some blinds in a hurry from a department store over hour’s drive away and did not fancy the trip. Nor did I want to wait a few days for a delivery. Enter ‘Click and collect’:  … » Read more…

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Horses for courses

The recent horsemeat furore reminds us how quickly an issue can affect consumer perceptions of a brand – or in this case a number of FMCG and retail brands – especially when those conversations are negative.  A recent report confirms … » Read more…

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Digital Ghost Town

In last week’s blog post some UK high street names came up including Jessops, Blockbuster and HMV.  Add to this Comet and you’ll see that most of these websites have now been replaced with ‘administrator slates’ of one form or … » Read more…

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Blue Monday

So Blue Monday’s here on 21st January this year according to the pseudoscientists.  Maybe do something to counter it or even get your credit bill paid off for you courtesy of Noddle (a Callcredit company) to get through what is allegedly the … » Read more…

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