Forget Black Friday – it’s now Black Week… or even Black Two Weeks! In just three years Black Friday has transformed the pre-Christmas shopping landscape in the UK. This year, the bargains have been coming thick and fast with Amazon first off the line with daily deals from 14th November, quickly followed by Morrions, ebay, … Continue reading Forget Black Friday – it’s now Black Week!
I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to watch the highly anticipated and long awaited Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them film this week. Now, I am normally a bit sceptical about films based on fantasy and magic but nonetheless, I was excited to see what this film had in store for me. … Continue reading Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find – Film Review
eXPD8 launch new arm – eXPD8 Analytics Have you ever thought about where and how your business may be falling short and how leveraging analytics more effectively could positively affect company growth and profit? Would knowledge of this information change the way your company makes future business decisions? To help understand such gaps, we’ve launched … Continue reading Thinking data doesn’t mean thinking like a robot
eXPD8 Ireland have today announced the appointment of Eoin McGettigan as Managing Director. He will bring his extensive experience in the industry to develop and implement the business’s growth strategy and build relationships with existing and new clients. Eoin is a senior executive with a deep working knowledge of the Irish retail sector, both food … Continue reading Eoin McGettigan Joins eXPD8 Ireland as Managing Director
My second visit in consecutive years to Brand Licensing Europe proved to be an even more engaging, enlightening and valuable day, building on our already solid foundation within the Consumer Products category. It started with encounters and photo opportunities with some of my favourite characters, The Minions, The Trolls and then The Smurfs; could it get … Continue reading eXPD8’s Ian Stacey visits ‘Brand Licensing Europe 2016’ – Europe’s biggest event dedicated to licensing
With over 500 brands present, including 100 international suppliers, the Glee show opened for business this week at the NEC… Glee is the UK’s biggest garden and outdoor living tradeshow. Being a ’virgin’ to the show, I walked into what I can only describe as a gardeners paradise! With everything from wellingtons, wrought iron gnomes … Continue reading eXPD8 branch out at Glee, the UK’s biggest gardening tradeshow
Are you ready for Halloween? Until recently, Halloween was the celebration our American cousins did bigger and better. No longer though: the stats show that the Halloween craze is here to stay, with more Brits getting involved than ever before. Halloween is now the UK’s third biggest retail event, only surpassed by Christmas and Easter, … Continue reading It’s Halloween – time for a coffin break
The first six weeks at eXPD8 Field Marketing have gone so quickly that it feels like a dream. When you start a new job naturally friends and family ask what the new job is like, and what it involves! So how do I describe eXPD8? I would say it’s a mixture between university and a … Continue reading My first 6 weeks at eXPD8 Field Marketing
So we are not in a heatwave – but neither is it -3 degrees… The sun may not be shinning wherever you are but unexpectedly the Bank Holiday certainly delivered for some of us with hardly a rain cloud in sight. So it’s hard to imagine anything further from where we are now – coming … Continue reading 110 days until Christmas – the countdown is already underway
Hi there, This is an introduction piece on our friend Merve. Those of you working within the business have probably seen him around a few times. Those of you that haven’t, here he is! He is a helpful fellow our Merve, and an integral part of our eXPD8 team! Merve is found in many different … Continue reading Our friend Merve!