Cooper Hefner, youngest son of Hugh Hefner and 1989 ‘Playmate of the Year’ Kimberley Conrad, takes over the Playboy Empire next year. One of his first tasks as CEO will

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Facebook recently announced that the number of British users has reached 27m – more than two-thirds of the population, 19m of whom access the platform via their mobile device. Apparently

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Argos has announced the slow death of their large 1500 page ‘doorstop’ catalogue and the quick death of the bulky laminated ringbinders that shoppers flick through to find what they

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Despite the recent report by Mary Portas and the government’s commitment to reinvigorating the High Street, independent shops continue to close at an alarming rate. (Currently more than 11% are

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Back in February 2011 it was reported that under their new chief Marc Bolland,  Marks & Spencer were going to create a stable of sub-brands, each with its own Brand

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Chris Anderson’s well-known theory of The Long Tail (‘how our economy and culture is shifting from mass markets to million of niches’) has usually been applied to a positive outcome.

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A double page article in a recent copy of The Mail on Sunday (March 25 2012) described Boden’s attempt to ‘crack’ the American market and suggested that it was because its

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The term Fashionista has been applied for some time to those who follow fashion, if not slavishly then devoted. However, there is  a new kid on the block – the

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It was very noticeable that during the riots in August, the retailers that suffered the most – such as JD Sports – were those that had positioned themselves as a

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Last month’s blog about the Lifetime Value of a Customer has resonated with a number of clients and contacts so clearly others are unhappy at the way that they are

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