Sharon Fishburne is a freelance marketing consultant who specialises in helping SMEs take their businesses to the next level. An expert at marketing strategy, she previously worked at some of the biggest global consultancies, including PwC, advising multinationals on their expansion strategy.
Dec 02 2021 12:45PM
Food Business News - As supply chain issues batter the world economy, consumers may have seen the difference on the shelves. You may have struggled to find your favourite snacks on the shelves, and those heading out to restaurant chains may have noticed menu items missing. However, most sources say these are temporary issues.
Nov 09 2021 11:05AM
Finance Business News - UK fashion sales as a proportion of total retail sales remain below their pre-pandemic level, a new study shows.ONS data shows that in January 2020, prior to the first lockdown, UK fashion sales as a proportion of total retail sales stood at 11.48 per cent 4.8bn .
Nov 05 2021 12:04PM
Technology Business News - Businesses in our mind s eye tend to fall into two categories. We separate traditional, old-world industries from the new and modern. But the lines are becoming blurred.In the past, any heavily digitised business that relied on heavily on tech was in the latter category, but this is now becoming the norm.
Oct 12 2021 01:12PM
Retail Business News - Consumer behaviour changed dramatically throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Food retailers such as Tesco created thousands of vacancies for new drivers to keep up with the increased demand of online shoppers. Conversely, high street stores up and down the country lay vacant, unable to trade given government restrictions.
Sep 07 2021 03:56PM
Finance Business News - It is no secret that the South West of England has been lagging behind for many years. As a region, it suffers from low wages, low productivity and high unemployment rates. The same trends can also be found in its major cities Bristol and Plymouth, amongst others. However, with the help of key industries from green energy to aerospace.
Aug 16 2021 09:55AM
Finance Business News - New research into consumer shopping trends across four key English-speaking markets, the UK, USA, Canada, and Australia, during the pandemic reveals the UK saw the greatest increase in online sales as a percentage of total retail sales.
Aug 11 2021 04:25PM
Finance Business News - Digital technology has transformed business and sparked innovation on a scale rarely seen before. Just as the last ten years saw remarkable change, so will the next decade. Here are a few ways in which the financial services of the future could look very different to those of today.
Aug 10 2021 06:26PM
Charity Business News - Donating regularly to charities is not only great for the charity that you re supporting, but it s rewarding for yourself too. With millions of people donating to good causes each year, I wanted to talk about which kinds of organisations can make the biggest difference to your community.
Apr 08 2021 10:52AM
Energy Business News - Claydon Energy Partners, the London-based international energy investment consultancy, has today set its sights on expansion into the renewables market as it primes for recovery after the pandemic.
Mar 18 2021 05:04PM
Finance Business News - With the world facing the greatest public health crisis in living memory and public sector borrowing at record levels, leading economic historian, Dr George Maher, argues that the root causes of many of the economic disasters of our time are much the same as those of the Roman Empire.
Mar 16 2021 05:24PM
Recruitment Business News - We are undergoing an unparalleled shift in how we work. The coronavirus pandemic has been compared to the 2008 financial crisis countless times over the past year, but there are some big differences this time around, that business leaders need to make themselves aware of.
Mar 09 2021 04:02PM
Marketing Business News - Andreas Emmanuel, founder and Managing Director of Emmanuel Marketing, a boutique marketing agency specifically designed for SMEs, has today announced his firm will offer an intensive, two-day marketing course at no cost for entrepreneurs and business owners from the North of England.
Mar 04 2021 04:29PM
Finance Business News - With IPO s trending, it can seem pedestrian to want to retain control of your company. But there are many compelling reasons to do so. So while everyone else is listing, let s go through the reasons not to.