Private Label Brands & How to Revive the Department Store

Private labels: The crown jewels of a department store or the noose around its neck – a new idea on how to get the balance just right Let’s just get the elephant out of the way: The fashion department store model is dying. And it has been for at least a decade. From a brand…

(Re)Discovering Your Prospector’s Heart

How to win better in any size business We often assume that big businesses have it all figured out. The settled mine with huge infrastructure and ever-improving means of extracting more and more precious material from the staked-out land it guards with unquestionable authority. Need to deliver more? Go deeper. Invest in better shovels. Assign…

What’s Your True Value Again?

5 Questions to (re)discover your True Value and reconnect with your customer What is the True Value of your company? Why? Because in a demand crisis, customers are more discerning with their spend. But, even in this uncertainty, there’s good reason to believe you can actually cut your marketing spend and find better ways to…

Why ‘culture’ is more than a buzzword

Why ‘Culture’ is More than a Buzzword Previously used to apply to art galleries, symphonies and cheese, the word culture has entered the mainstream workplace. It’s a buzz word that makes even the word ‘content’ look underused. Trend-spotters would associate culture with start-up greats like Apple and Google. Today culture is even trickling into the…