Will 3-D Printing render the Sewing Machine Obsolete?

3-D printing also known as additive manufacturing, the process for making three-dimensional objects or models is…


Big brands. Big wins. Big losses.

We look at the comparative fortunes of Apple and Tesco, as one giant brand moves from strength to strength and another…


Is the death of traditional retail marketing nigh?

Digital features heavily in any list of retail marketing buzz words so what does this mean for the way we talk to…


Is gender specific packaging design sexist?

In modern society where equality prevails is gender specific packaging really appropriate? I explain why this can be…


Retail 2014 | The good, the bad and the downright ugly

The results are in-the Christmas hype has calmed down and we are back to reality so let’s reflect upon the Kings and…


2015 – The expansion of Bitcoin use in the retail environment?

During the Christmas period I had my first encounter of the Bitcoin in the retail environment when I paid a visit to my…


Home Retail Brands – Are they building positive customer engagement?

The January sales are upon us and as we slip into an array of red-coloured, discount led marketing, home retail brands…


January Sales – a period of reflection?

From Christmas through to New Year’s, it’s most definitely been a season of shopping and as we step into the January…


Retail Innovation – The Click & Collect Commuter

The worlds of online and offline are becoming ever more intertwined, with click & collect rising in popularity as…


Food service in retail

Small things Sometimes it’s the small things that make a difference. What a nice touch at the new Waitrose flagship…