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Italian retail audit – alcohol

italian retail audit

On a recent trip to Italy I conducted both a retail audit and an alcohol within retail audit. Here is the alcohol within retail audit with accompanying insight. Top three insights from the Italian retail audit 01. Local first, global second Similar to food produce, alcohol is very distinctly split between locally produced product and global brands with the brands ... Read More »

Italian retail market store audit

italian retail

It is no secret that I love Italy. Their country is beautiful, their food is divine, their football is flowing and their wine is frankly amazing. On a recent trip to the Limone region of Lake Garda I visited a couple of stores and wanted to share with you my Italian retail audit and accompanying insights Top five insights 01. ... Read More »

Why are we not listening to Thomas Jefferson’s advice?


It’s not often I bother reading the many forwards I receive but this morning I noticed an email from someone I desperately respect, a self-made man who opened the world’s first business travel agent and happens to be a close family friend. Because it was Don, I opened it and read every word and now feel compelled to share it ... Read More »

Strat-Talking’s take on the new GBK brand

gbk brand

As many of you will have noticed, legendary design consultancy Figtree Prophet have just redesigned the GBK brand. I am lucky enough to live near one of the newly redesigned GBK restaurants in West London. Having been given the heads up by fellow strategist, Margot Loudon, whom I used to work with, I decided to take a walk down the ... Read More »

Contract negotiation strategies for freelancers

contract negotiation strategies

Contract negotiation strategies Negotiation is like an art gone astray as not many people have stellar enough negotiation strategies to close great deals. We often see a price and we choose to pay it no questions asked. Why are we so scared to ask for more? There are so many good tactics to improve negotiation skills that it’s impossible to ... Read More »