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19 Dec 2018

Brands giving myrrh at Christmas

by Helen Tarver - Account Director

Brands giving myrrh at Christmas

It’s no secret that online sales have been impacting the world of retail for several years. The office of national statistics last year reported a 9.4% increase in online retailing over Christmas…

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19 Oct 2018

Pester power packs a punch

by Helen Tarver - Account Director

Pester power packs a punch

We’ve said goodbye to free coffees from Waitrose (unless you bring a cup!), lost value on our retail reward points and had cuts on where we can redeem them in recent years. It’s fair to say retailer…

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25 Sep 2018

For us it's personal

by Mary Anne FitzGerald - Client Services Director

For us it's personal

Many moons ago I went with a colleague for a meeting at John Lewis HQ. The receptionist greeted us brightly and asked if we were partners. My colleague replied sharply with the response “That’s rather…

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30 Aug 2018

Retail revolution

by Mike Benns - Managing Director

Retail revolution

After my recent article about the demise of the high street,…

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20 Jun 2018

Football crazy, but not mad!

by Mary Anne FitzGerald - Client Services Director

Football crazy, but not mad!

England’s opening match in the World Cup was the most-watched TV programme in the UK of 2018, beating even the Royal Wedding. The game attracted a peak audience of 18.3m people to BBC One (69.2% share)…

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17 Jun 2018

Reinvention of the high street

by Mike Benns - Managing Director

Reinvention of the high street

First it was Toys R Us and Maplin.. the latest casualties are Poundworld, Bench and Henri Lloyd. The UK High St is undergoing huge change as retailers go into administration so I thought I’d ask what…

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21 May 2018

Do you hear the royal wedding bells (and tills!) ringing?

by Becky Reid - Account Director

Do you hear the royal wedding bells (and tills!) ringing?

On Saturday 19thMay 2018, one of our favourite (and previously rather naughty) Royal family members, Prince Harry, married American actress and activist, Meghan Markle. It has been…

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09 May 2018

Mergers, mergers everywhere

by Mary Anne FitzGerald - Client Services Director

Mergers, mergers everywhere

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is certainly having a busy year. The ink on its approvals of the £3.7bn Tesco/Booker and the £137.5m Co-op/Nisa deals is barely dry. Now Sainsbury's and Asda…

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24 Apr 2018

A whole lotta love..

by Mike Benns - Managing Director

A whole lotta love..

Apart from allowing me to reminisce about one of the greatest rock tracks ever written,…

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23 Mar 2018

‘EGG’-cellent Easter Alternatives!

by Becky Reid - Account Director

‘EGG’-cellent Easter Alternatives!

With Easter fast approaching, we have been looking at some of the alternatives that are out there for you to indulge in. This year has seen a rise in the creation of Easter treats that are (mostly)…

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