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Consumer Spending – Where Is It Going?

Consumer Spending – Where Is It Going?

Author: Jasmine Waters
6 September 2019

All too often, the world of e-commerce is seen to be getting a pretty hard time when it comes to the current state of the physical retail market. Digitally accessed stores shoulder the majority of the blame for why brick-and-mortar is suffering, with consumers more easily connected...

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Re-Inventing Your Brand For The Premium Market

Re-Inventing Your Brand For The Premium Market

Author: Jasmine Waters
30 August 2019

You can’t beat facts – and the facts show that the ‘bottom’ of the retail market (such as Primark) is working extremely successfully, matched by the premium end (such as Selfridges), leaving brands in the middle at a bit of a loss. As House of Fraser announces plans to re-invent th...

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Salesperson 2.0 – What It Now Means To Sell

Salesperson 2.0 – What It Now Means To Sell

Author: Jasmine Waters
23 August 2019

Fashion, or any commercial industry, would never even get off the ground if it were not for the talent of the salesperson. Sales roles themselves have always been integral to the hearts of both retail and wholesale, acting as the ‘middleman’ between brand, buyer and product. As the...

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The Stores Of The Future’: Change In The US Retail Market

The Stores Of The Future’: Change In The US Retail Market

Author: Jasmine Waters
16 August 2019

As a UK based consultancy, we often discuss the landscape of the British retail market, but radical changes are just as noticeable all over the world. Across the pond, Americans are now seeing their average disposable income rise more than 20% in the last five years, with consumer ...

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Do We Have “Too Much Choice”?

Do We Have “Too Much Choice”?

Author: Jasmine Waters
9 August 2019

Choice is something that the modern consumer has become extremely accustomed to. It’s not uncommon to walk into a shop and be faced with hundreds of different versions of a similar product – even online, the product list can seem never-ending. This level of choice now means retaile...

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About us

About us

Author: The team
9 August 2019

For 25 years now, we have been the market leaders in matchmaking brands with agents and distributors so we can help you find the right sales partner for your brand! These are just some of the companies we have helped throughout the years: United Nude, Sandwich, Brandtex, Celine Dio...

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Trade Shows: What Do Vendors Want?

Trade Shows: What Do Vendors Want?

Author: Jasmine Waters
2 August 2019

It’s a story we’ve all heard before – trade shows are shrinking and attendance is in decline. You may have even seen it first hand, with the format struggling thanks to e-commerce and the declining number of brick-and-mortar stores. But are they still worthwhile for brands to atten...

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To Resell Or Not To Resell – That Is The Question

To Resell Or Not To Resell – That Is The Question

Author: Jasmine Waters
26 July 2019

In May of this year, online luxury fashion retailer FarFetch announced the introduction of a ‘resale platform’ – a space allowing customers to trade “pre-loved” items, such as luxury bags, in an effort to boost their sustainability strategy. While many consumers are now concerned w...

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Premium search case study - Legowear

Premium search case study - Legowear

Author: Mariana Girardi
25 July 2019

Lego kids is not owned by the Lego company but is an independent company based in Denmark. They had an agent in the UK previously, but he had not been successful. Anton met with the franchise holders in the fashion fair in Copenhagen in February 2018 and they immediately agreed to ...

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Menswear: The Revamped Version

Menswear: The Revamped Version

Author: Jasmine Waters
19 July 2019

By the end of May this year, it was reported that a third of male consumers now believe that their shopping experience has improved over the last ten years. Statistics like this show there is a new confidence within the male consumer, arguably provided by a complete rejuvenation of...

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