Retail Design is the practice of creating engaging retail spaces. It’s about creating spaces in which consumers will want to shop and ultimately make a purchase. If the experience in store is good it will hopefully encourage return visits which will in turn maximise sales. Often the store will be an extension of a company … Continue reading Retail Design – the concepts behind in store experiences.
2012 was a great year. London was on a high hosting the Olympics. The Queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee. The Curiosity Rover landed on Mars. A film called The Avengers was released. And 2012 was a big year for eXPD8 too, as we launched the Retail Insight Report in August! The Retail Insight Report was first commissioned … Continue reading How far we’ve come – Retail Insight in 2012 and beyond.
I will wholeheartedly admit before I started working at eXPD8, I knew very little about the world of field marketing. What are the day-to-day workings of an agency whose sole purpose is to make your products look as good as your sales, without taking the credit? Very soon after starting, however, it became clear. Our … Continue reading The Responsibility Behind the Power – eXPD8’s Superhero Merchandisers
Here at eXPD8, we work with point of sale (POS) day in, day out. And we love what we do. Whether it’s our Central Office Team liaising with buyers and stakeholders to plan the next promotion, or our merchandisers in-store who are implementing the latest fixtures and displays for our clients… we live and breathe … Continue reading Point of Sale Displays: The value of POS in-store
The gaming industry has already seen a flagship year in 2019. After critics branded 2017-2018 a dry, unfulfilling year of releases, 2019 has entered the frame as a year to follow with innovation, new mechanics, unbelievable graphics engines and much more besides. From the eye blistering detail in Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 to … Continue reading Proud to support the Gaming Industry in 2019’s Flagship Year
Hi, I’m Sarah. I’ve been with eXPD8 for two and a half years now, and I am an Account Manager for one of the major retailers. I am based as a full-time implant within the retailer’s head office. When I explain what I do people often say to me “but surely that’s like being piggy … Continue reading Getting the Best of Both Worlds – Sarah Patchett, Retailer Account Manager
It would be counter intuitive to talk about the benefits of exercise to your physical health. We all understand that Do More Exercise = Body Feel Better (even if your legs still ache 2 days later) but what is being understood and expressed more and more is the positive effects regular exercise can have on … Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise to Mental Health
Today, I’m writing about the shop floor and how we achieve “everything in its place”. Simple answer, follow the planogram. We say this every day, but why? You can take these in whatever order you like, but Retail is about making sales and high profitability… and this is really why eXPD8 exists. This blog from … Continue reading Planogram Compliance – A Place for Everything
Hi, I’m Derri! I joined the eXPD8 team back in March 2015. My journey so far has been an exciting one to say the least; a lot has happened during my 4 years of service. I moved to Bristol from a sleepy little village in Leicestershire back in February ’15 and wanted to pursue a … Continue reading 4 years at eXPD8 Field Marketing
Employee engagement is something eXPD8 are great at. There’s always some kind of competition, dress-up, event, course or wellness workshop happening. These all help to create a fun working environment and a place where employees can reach their full potential. During my time at eXPD8 the opportunity to progress from Account Handler to Account Manager … Continue reading Employee Engagement and why businesses should prioritise it