Easter is one of the biggest calendar events for retailers across the UK. Tempting shoppers with treats, gifts and seasonal items in addition to beginning sales for the gardening season. In this blog we want to deep dive into consumer habits over this period and moreover, how 2020 changed peoples shopping habits. Easter Consumer Habits … Continue reading Easter – What is it Worth?
Retail Support Services have never been more important. In a world of online shopping and increasing competition, businesses that can attract, retain and engage the public will thrive and survive. As a business, you require the support of a company who live and breathe retail. We Live and Breathe Retail! With decades of retail heritage … Continue reading Retail Support Services – eXPD8’s Heritage and Vision for 2021
The UK Government’s IR35 guidance, is designed to tackle the problem of “disguised employees”, with the objective of ensuring that contractors pay the same Tax and National Insurance contributions as an equivalent employee. Hiding employees can carry significant cost benefits to a company by avoiding social responsibilities such as paying Employers’ National Insurance or the … Continue reading IR35 and Field Marketing
Mother’s Day is a special day, celebrated across the world, to honour all kinds of mothers. It is an especially big industry in the UK with 73% of consumers buying a Mother’s Day gift in 2019. In fact, gifting is the biggest factor of spending for Mother’s Day, although there are some who choose to … Continue reading How Did COVID Affect Mother’s Day in 2020
Since early 2020, there have been so many changes to our lives. I think I speak for everyone to say it has been a struggle to maintain a normal lifestyle and this is true for fitness. Gyms have been closing and opening and closing again, it is hard to stay active and motivated, let alone … Continue reading Striving for Strava – Staying Fit, Active and Motivated
Things are certainly looking up at the moment, but as we all know, much of the free time we’ve been granted recently has allowed for some very serious binge-watching activities! I have asked the eXPD8 Entertainment team what their 2020 TV and film favourites have been. Need some recommendations? Then look no further! Client Service … Continue reading The Entertainment Team’s 2020 TV Favourites
With 2020 throwing up many challenges for the Film industry, it’s not surprising that the 2021 award season has seen some changes to the usual calendar of events. The dates for submissions and ceremonies have largely been delayed, and the criteria of release dates and box office takings that titles have to meet to be … Continue reading Key Film And Gaming Award Dates For 2021!
So, the New Year kicked off with the UK’s third (and hopefully final) lockdown, and it’s safe to say that most of us have been feeling a little deflated. We have been back once again to the long, dark evenings sitting on the sofa, endlessly scrolling through our phones. With the extra free time we’ve … Continue reading Time To Get Creative!
Leaving school and having to decide what to do with your life can be stressful. A recent study found that 52% of school students agreed or strongly agreed with the following statement. “I have no idea what I want to do with my career”. This pressure can be a huge burden on teenagers’ lives. Making … Continue reading Entering The World of Work
Covid-19 has altered the course of a “typical year” for everyone in 2020. Every person and every business has been affected in one way or another, with different pressures and challenges that have faced them as the situation surrounding the global pandemic has continued to changed. The retail sector naturally, has been extremely affected by … Continue reading How has COVID impacted consumer behaviour?