The current uncertainty around the job market is understandably a concern for both the Government and young people looking to begin their careers. So, the announcement of the Kickstart Scheme by the Chancellor in the Summer, was a welcome opportunity for young people and businesses alike. The Kickstart Scheme provides employers the support to create … Continue reading eXPD8 becomes one of the first approved participants of Government’s Kickstart Scheme, offering skills, experience and confidence to hundreds of 16-24 year olds, nationwide
Merchandising is essentially promoting sales through presentation. eXPD8 acquires extra sales for our clients by maximising availability, bringing stock forward from the warehouse and supporting store colleagues with other tasks with which they may need assistance. But then there’s the exciting world of fashion merchandising, which is altogether its own discipline – one of trends, … Continue reading Fashion Merchandising – How can eXPD8 support your fashion brand?
In the ever-changing world of retail, it’s crucial that brands regularly re-evaluate themselves to ensure they’re offering the best possible shopping experience for their customers. It’s all about instore innovation! Those that do and subsequently adapt to fit the needs of their customers are the ones that stand the test of time. They’re the ones … Continue reading Instore Innovation: The 2020 Project with Universal’s Vicki Davis
Here at eXPD8, we are the experts when it comes to syndicated merchandising and one category that has benefitted from this approach is home entertainment via cross studio field marketing. Film studios that may have once viewed each other as competitors and favoured a dedicated service have taken notice and understand the need to change … Continue reading Cross Studio Field Marketing – Let Us Entertain You!
eXPD8 identified the need to form our team – The Tactical Team, driven by an influx of small and large businesses seeking retail support. This ensures their products stand out in the ocean of options available in UK retailers. We deal with a range of requests that can vary from a simple replenishment or FSDU … Continue reading eXPD8 Tactical Team – What Do We Provide?
Here at eXPD8 we’ve been busy, building. And finally, we’re pleased to announce the completion and launch of our new, state-of-the-art, cloud-based photo management platform, PXL8. You can watch the explainer video here. But what is it and why does it matter? We know that being able to search, view and share photos of retail activity … Continue reading Hello PXL8 – Syndicated Field Marketing in High Definition
It would probably serve us all well to go Back to School. If anything, the current COVID-19 crisis has showed us how little we all knew – and there is so much to learn! The famous retailer Thornton Melon1 who had a chain of politically incorrect shops in the 1980s showed us the way by going … Continue reading Back to School 2020
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has had a wide-reaching impact since it first hit the headlines in late 2019. Here at eXPD8 we’ve had to make myriad changes to how we work and how we deliver our service to our clients in a very different working landscape. We’ve been discussing how this has affected our … Continue reading How COVID-19 has affected the Entertainment Team at eXPD8
In the UK, Retail shrinkage annually costs stores ~£11 bn. This statistic is the highest of any country in Europe and equates to in excess of 1,000 events every day of; shoplifting, food waste, self-checkout errors, admin errors, expired goods and internal theft. It is estimated that 50% of the events in store come from external shrink issues … Continue reading How eXPD8 can help manage shrink in store
Gaining a national supermarket listing signifies a major milestone for any food and drink brand. So you may be thinking “Why do i need merchandising services?” after all, you’ve hit the big time! …or have you? With huge competition among new companies, it’s great that you have found a way to make your brand stand … Continue reading Why does my brand need merchandising services?