Congratulations! After months of planning, preparation, hard work and sleepless nights you have taken either your new brand or new product right the way from sourcing to marketing and your product has made it into one of the UK’s top retailers! It’s time to sit back and open the champagne as you see the sales … Continue reading How can eXPD8 support your NTP or NPD product in retail?
Despite a turbulent year for retail (and we really mourn the losses in the High St), Garden Centres, like the Grocers, found very positive growth driven by the stay at home diktat. A couple of years back, UK consumers spent circa £7.5 billion on products for their gardens. A staggering £2.4 billion hiring someone else … Continue reading Garden Centres 2021 – ‘Leafing’ Us Wanting More?
At eXPD8 we have worked with multiple different types of brands and products over the years. Within our business we have specialists throughout different industries and have a wide breadth of knowledge in what we do. This includes in consumer electronics. Here, we can support your business. How We Can Support: Visual merchandising is key … Continue reading Consumer Electronics Merchandising
Thousands of people up and down the country are now working from home due to the pandemic. According to a 2019 research study by TUC people were spending an average of 59 minutes commuting to work each day pre-pandemic. Hopefully, this should mean that employees have more time at home, feel more rested and have … Continue reading How to Fill Your Spare Time Now You Aren’t Commuting to Work
I worry a lot about dishwashers. I mean, I really worry about them. I’m always worrying, as I load a dishwasher, that the dishwasher will let me down. I worry about parting the plates, adjusting the gap just wide enough to give every fighting chance I can to the dishwasher. I worry as I turn … Continue reading What Field Marketing Has Taught Me About Dishwashers
At eXPD8 we are able to track space at retail in great detail. This not only benefits us when making recommendations and creating strategic plans, but benefits our clients by allowing them to have the knowledge of space changes. This communication means they also know what they should be doing to maximise sales, by knowing … Continue reading Tracking Retail Space
Hi, I’m Derri and I’ve been with eXPD8 for just over 6 years. Poor mental health and stress awareness costs UK employers up to £45 billion each year and many organisations, like eXPD8, are enrolling staff to become Mental Health First aiders, to support and manage wellbeing in the workplace, as well as helping to … Continue reading Stress Awareness – A Mental Health Insight
It’s impossible to discuss vinyl sales in a streaming landscape, without first discussing CDs. Just 22 million CDs were sold in the UK in 2019. The industry has since reported a drop in CD sales year-on-year since 2003, just two years after the original iPod was launched in 2001. The sleek and small device that … Continue reading Vinyl sales in a streaming landscape
There can’t possibly be anything more exciting than POS! I can hear the shop floor calling me! POS here, there, everywhere! But… How? “How does it get there?” You must be wondering? Well… you’ll have to read on to find out. First of All, What is POS? The acronym is for Point Of Sale, it’s … Continue reading The Benefits of Walking in POS
When did you join the Kickstart Scheme? I joined eXPD8 through the Kickstart scheme last November and overall, it has been a great and exciting experience – especially for those who have just graduated and have never had a job before. The company has given me an understanding of what it’s like working within teams, … Continue reading Kickstart Testimonial