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14 Feb 2018

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food” (George Bernard Shaw)

by Becky Reid - Account Director

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food” (George Bernard Shaw)

According to Kantar UK, 7% of all households participated in a Meal Deal over the Valentine’s period last year. With Valentine’s day sales in 2018 predicted to be up 5% on last year and shoppers…

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13 Feb 2018

Baby It’s Cold Outside

by Gary Rapps - Non-Exec Director

Baby It’s Cold Outside

The temperature may have been rising in the British Olympic team camp, as they struggled to get onto the winter medals table this year, but other cold fronts seem to be dominating the news at present. Away…

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16 Jan 2018

Dyson’s better and bigger Apple!

by Kevin Frost - Creative Partner

Dyson’s better and bigger Apple!

Now we all appreciate Apple has led the show when it comes to brilliant retail merchandising, but what is truly puzzling is why no one has followed their approach... until now! For years Apple…

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15 Jan 2018

What’s in your trolley?

by Mary Anne FitzGerald - Client Services Director

What’s in your trolley?

2017 was a turbulent year for retailers. Aldi overtook Co-Op to take fifth place in the grocery league table. Tesco announced its takeover of Booker, Palmer & Harvey went into administration and Nisa…

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12 Jan 2018

Ready, Steady, Stop!

by Nina McCoy - Senior Account Director

Ready, Steady, Stop!

Whether it’s celebrity fad diets such as clean eating or reality-based money saving advice such as How to Eat Well For Less, eating habits are never out of the media. The latest to hit the headlines…

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04 Oct 2017

Dare to scare

by Helen Tarver - Senior Account Manager

Dare to scare

Christmas is the uncontested winner of the retailer event calendar race however, another holiday has been rapidly climbing the ranks over recent years and is fast approaching… Halloween. Now…

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03 Oct 2017

Let’s do Lunch!

by Mary Anne FitzGerald - Client Services Director

Let’s do Lunch!

Variety really is the spice of life and the exhibitors at the food to go industry trade show Lunch! last month, demonstrated this in style. At the show’s new ExCel home, emerging start-ups and speciality…

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01 Oct 2017

Cashing in at Poundland

by Gary Rapps - Managing Director

Cashing in at Poundland

Poundland’s retailing concept is a simple one, according to its own website, representing ‘AMAZING VALUE’ for money – a fact which it obviously feels needs over emphasising given the use of capitals…

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18 Aug 2017

A better box by letterbox

by Gary Rapps - Managing Director

A better box by letterbox

Weird as it may sound I often find myself glancing over every time I pass a classic red British post box. Not, I hasten to add, to check the ever decreasing number of collection times we have to work…

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05 Jul 2017

Money for old rope

by Jackie Marshall - Senior Account Director

Money for old rope

Standing in the queue waiting to return some clothing to M&S recently, I noticed the Shwop Drop Bin giving me the opportunity to donate unwanted clothes. It got me thinking about the growing trend for…

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