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16/08/2018

Time Shop: The High Street of the Future

We have waved goodbye to Woolworths and its legendary pick ‘n’ mix, we saw the heartbreaking closure of childhood wonderland, Toys R Us,  and even department store royalty, House of Fraser, is struggling to keep up the footfall. Changing consumer habits and advancing technology is taking its toll, spelling uncertain times for the high street as we know it. But is it true what they say? Is the high street really dead? Absolutely not. Quite the contrary, in fact. Our nation’s beloved bricks and mortar retail sector is simply evolving,... Read More

Plastic Waste 26/04/2018

What are retailers doing to reduce plastic waste?

As plastic waste is branded “one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world” by Theresa May, the war on plastic is in full swing. The latest plan proposed to reduce plastic waste is to ban the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds. But is this enough to tackle the bigger problem? According to Science Magazine, out of the approximate 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic produced, a whopping 6.3 billion tonnes contributes to plastic waste, with only 9% of that waste being recycled. In the UK alone,... Read More

high street shoppers 17/04/2018

What Is Visual Merchandising?

Every brand with a brick and mortar presence, whether that be high street, corner boutique or retail park, will tell you just how critically important their store environment and store front is. We can see in retail at the moment that it’s not only important to get it right but how difficult it is to keep up with the pace of changing consumer tastes and what their expectations are of a brand in the digital age. In it’s simplest form, visual merchandising is a way of planning and designing a... Read More

15/01/2018

Welcome to our new look online store!

If you’re a regular visitor, you may have noticed things looking a bit different – we’ve undergone a slight redesign, and we hope you like the results. After a few weeks of hard work, we finally have a newly designed website that we think you’ll find easier to use, more helpful, and with some very handy new features. Why not take a few minutes to explore the site. The site has been developed with our users in mind, and we’ve added some new features which will be beneficial to all... Read More