August 2019

Retail executive recruitment: attracting the right candidate

By | August 12th, 2019|All News and Events|

When performing the retail executive search, looking for what they have to offer is key, but what about what the company has to offer? Does it make any difference? Many techniques are used to recruit new retail executives, but there are methods and knowledge that can be easily forgotten.  Reputation Statistics have shown that working [...]

5 characteristics of a successful business leader

By | August 7th, 2019|Leadership|

Not everyone is born a leader and many people have to develop strong leadership skills that will make them an effective manager. Some changes are relatively small, others require a complete shift of mindset in order to become a great leader. Do you think you have all the right qualities? Here are just five characteristics [...]

UK retailers going above and beyond to cut carbon

By | August 5th, 2019|All News and Events|

The UK's retailers are currently going through something of a worrying period. Sales are down dramatically year on year, and with Brexit uncertainty still surrounding everything that we do on a daily basis, it is unclear when things will start to pick up. However, even amidst the doom and gloom, there are particular rays of [...]

July 2019

UK retailers record lowest sales turnover in eight years

By | July 31st, 2019|All News and Events|

The UK retail industry has recorded the most prolonged period of falling sales since 2011. Business analysts have suggested the downfall is the result of the unhealthy business environment created by concerns surrounding Brexit. Reports by the Confederation of British Industry indicate that the sector experienced falling sales for the third month in a row [...]

Director of Digital & Marketing

By | July 30th, 2019|Representative Sample of Jobs|

Up To £150,000 Basic Salary + Outstanding Bonus & LTIP’s Based London An outstanding opportunity exists for a talented Director of Digital and Marketing professional. The successful candidate will develop and implement an eCommerce strategy, which supports the broader multi-channel strategy and business goals, for this market-leading retailer. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will [...]

Leadership: Dealing With The Things No One Told You About

By | July 29th, 2019|Leadership|

Once you progress your career and become a leader, you learn very quickly that there are aspects of leadership you were not taught in school or any business program. There are many encounters that no one will tell you about. Some of these things you really have to experience all on your own. With that [...]

3.6m tonnes of food is wasted before reaching UK supermarkets

By | July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A new survey by Wrap (the waste-reduction body) has revealed that more than 3 million tonnes of food are wasted before reaching supermarkets. The food, which is mostly fruit and veg, ends up being fed to animals or ploughed back into fields before even leaving the farm. The report suggests the 3.6 million tonnes lost [...]

How to build relatable leadership

By | July 24th, 2019|Leadership|

There's a fine divide between being a relatable leader, and undermining your authority by being “everyone’s friend”. Where effective leadership is concerned, there are many ways to find yourself – in modern parlance – giving TMI (too much information)! Telling your team the graphic details of your personal life may seem obvious no-nos. However, how [...]