Retailers have slashed product ranges during the Covid-19 crisis to improve both product availability and operational efficiency. There are now over 13,000 fewer SKUs in the top six UK grocers. Some categories have been especially impacted – UK Petcare has seen a 27% SKU reduction. (Source: The Grocer 4th July 2020). Suppliers themselves have been… Read More
Where is Growth Coming From?
With today’s environment changing at so fast a pace, thinking about tomorrow can often be a daunting task and one overtaken by the need to manage today’s hectic here and now. Clients sometimes question the need for mid-term strategy when the world is changing and when current workloads are providing results. The two big questions… Read More
Transforming IT from supplier to partner
The value of technology becoming even stronger in the future is unquestioned. Every day it becomes more embedded in the way we live and work and has become a primary driver of business success. Technology only delivers competitive advantage when its power and potential is fully understood and connected to corporate ambition. In many organisations,… Read More
The increasing importance of AQ as a growth driver. What’s your ability to ADAPT?
The late great Stephen Hawking defined intelligence as ‘the ability to adapt to change’ and change dominates all of our landscapes. In the single second it took to read that sentence, Visa processed over 3 million transactions and right now 56,000 Google searches have returned tens of billions of results links. For all commercial functions… Read More