17th May 2018
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Ocado – The Rise of the Online Grocery Fulfilment Business.

Back in 2014, Waitrose withdrew from a 10-year contract with Ocado which sent Ocado shares plummeting.  I said at the time, replying to a Business Forum […]
15th May 2018
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High Street Footfall drops by 3.3% Year on Year

In the latest report from the British Retail Consortium they state that – Year-on-year, High Street footfall in April 2018 decreased by 3.3 per cent, a […]
14th May 2018
Death throes of the High Street - Small Town shopping street

The Death Throes of the High Street.

The Death Throes of the High Street. – Part 1 By Nigel T Packer (First published August 2010) I have never been inclined to be the harbinger […]
10th May 2018
Finding white space in a Meadow

Where do you find your “White Space” to think about your business?

John Edwards was Managing Director at a small packaging company I joined in 1990 as the Production Manager.  I threw myself into the business and spent […]