The Government is understandably focusing today on the very immediate impact of Covid-19. In addition to the loss of life, the social and political costs of the NHS being overwhelmed and many 10’s of thousand dying unnecessarily, there is the potential in turn to cause untold damage to the fabric of society and even potentially … Continue reading Health Today, gone Tomorrow
A good night’s sleep doesn’t just mean lots of it, it means the right kind of sleep. If we cooperate with our sleep, we cooperate with our mood, performance and our interpersonal relationships. There can be some very negative effects of sleep deprivation. Ongoing lack of sleep can be a huge risk factor for the … Continue reading How a Good night’s Sleep Can Improve Mental Health
It’s been a tough start to the year to say the least.. but we must remain optimistic. Since we’ve all been advised to stay at home where possible, it’s been interesting to see what people have been doing to pass the time. Being at home can certainly become difficult, so we must take a minute … Continue reading Staying at home: How to Remain Happy & Healthy
Sustainability is one of the key factors widely predicted to play a crucial role in the retail landscape as we move into the 2020s, with the potential to influence the overall success of a retailer. The trend towards environmental consciousness gathered momentum in 2019 with several of the top grocers all pledging ambitious targets to … Continue reading Why Sustainability in Retail is the Current Hot Topic
Seasonal events mean big business in retail. In 2019, Easter sales were worth in excess of a chunky £2bn to the UK Retail Market. What is surprising, specifically around Easter, is the ability for retailers to maximise on sales across an array of categories, whether this be confectionary (the obvious winner!), fresh produce, GM and … Continue reading Easter Retail: What does it mean to the UK Market?
In this blog all about brand storytelling: Powerful method for learning Powerful tool for strategy Powerful means for communicating Power of pictures After such a welcoming first week at eXPD8, what better way to introduce myself than with a little bit about me. My name is Danielle Canepari, and I have recently joined eXPD8 as … Continue reading Brand Storytelling: The Importance Of A Consistent Brand
Final Fantasy VII was released on the 31st of January 1997, more than 23 years ago. It has, in all its various forms, been purchased more than 12,000,000 times. Visually and technically impressive in its time, you can now play the sprawling, 40 hour long JRPG on your phone. It is perhaps an understatement to … Continue reading Final Fantasy VII to Final Fantasy VII: An Analysis
Sustainable Retail. It’s serious business. Going green is no longer just a “trend”. It’s a conscious decision that businesses are making to protect the future of the planet and the environment. Not only does transitioning into a sustainable office help the world around you, it can also contribute to a more motivated, healthy and happy … Continue reading Sustainable Retail: Finding Solutions to Everyone’s Problem
I’ll admit it – I’m a big fan of Japan. I grew up on the games, I’m learning the language, and I’ve travelled the country from North to South. Having recently joined eXPD8 and delving into the wonderful world of visual marketing and retail, I found I suddenly had a whole new appreciation for Japan … Continue reading What I Learnt about Retail Merchandising from Japan
UK Retail Trends and the health of the retail industry has been a topic of conversation for several years now. This has been specifically around the UK high street and the closure of several stores and retail estates. As hot topic, it is easy to look at the retail landscape and wonder if everything is … Continue reading UK Retail Trends 2020: What Are Stores Monitoring?