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‘Building Belonging’ – NextGen Brand Identities

The retail revolution is turning things upside down. Online brands are launching on the high street... which apparently is in terminal decline.  We’re going to be getting our shopping delivered by drones soon.  Our every mood is going to be examined and measured by facial recognition software.  And then there’s the rise of robotics – can anyone forget Boston Analytic’s...

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Some surprising categories which Amazon are considering

It’s been a full year now since Amazon acquired Whole Foods.  Overnight they obtained 460 carefully chosen locations, landed a fully functioning grocery distribution system and became a national and international grocery competitor. The Seattle-based retailer might be a disrupter, but it’s not the first retailer to identify food as a lever to catapult their growth.  Their great competitor, Walmart,...

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Does Britain Still Love Queuing?

If there’s one thing Brits know how to do really well, its queuing. Our proud reputation has been backed up by a recent survey which suggests we spend on average one year, two weeks and a day waiting in line in shops. However the survey also suggests that even British consumers have a breaking point when it comes to queues:...

Case Studies

Business-wide Transformation using Microsoft Dynamics AX

Our client was a major consortium operating in the retail, finance, healthcare, leisure and entertainment sectors in several countries across the Middle East. They were undergoing a business-wide transformation to update their legacy systems and engaged us to implement a new functionally-rich and fully integrated ERP platform.   Challenge The first phase of the transformation was to deliver the ERP...

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The State of Fashion 2018: 10 Key Trends

The recent State of Fashion 2018 report, in association with Business of Fashion and McKinsey, is now in its second year and provides a comprehensive view of the fashion industry’s current and projected performance. Below are the 10 trends that they believe will set the agenda for the industry over the next 12 months: Continuing uncertainty… Persisting geopolitical and economic...

Case Studies

Change Management for the Retail Transformation Programme

Our client, a well-known high street fashion retailer with a newly implemented Agile IT Operating Model, engaged us to provide best practice change management support on the Retail Transformation Programme.   Challenge The programme was kicked off to resolve a mandatory compliance issue, and replace out-of-date retail technology The client also chose to use this as an opportunity to drive...