Do you want to learn how to be more profitable? Whether you’re looking for 1:1 consultancy support, or you’d like a training session for yourself, your organization or your local business network, I can help.

As an experienced buyer and retailer, I love to work with other businesses and make a real difference. I love all products – from mood board concepts to manufacturing…the challenges in negotiating with suppliers, and the rewards…successful sales.

£378 billion is the valuation of UK retail industry in 2015

4.4 million people employed in retail

539,000 businesses operating in the retail sector in the UK

Source: House of Commons Briefing Paper 06186 Oct 2015 – in small text

Supporting businesses with purchasing, importing, stock control and planning

Our Services

Unlocking the secrets to retail and sourcing to deliver real results in your business

  • Product – bringing a fresh approach to your product range, developing innovative lines and ranges, branding and packaging. Sourcing the next big thing for your business. Supplier recommendations.
  • Wholesale – getting your product in front of the right customers, including the big retailers you’ve always wanted to work with
  • Sourcing – working with Asian and European factories without the worry
  • Supplier Management – Knowing how to get more from your existing suppliers
  • Pricing – Understanding you costing model and wholesale and retail pricing structure
  • Stock – Managing your stock effectively and efficiently
  • Trade Shows – Preparing you for trade shows either as an exhibitor or a visitor
  • Planning – Forecasting your full trading year – product launches, buying, promotions
  • Competitors – Benchmarking visits and reports
  • Business Brainstorm – A session with us to delve into your business and brainstorm ideas and strategies
  • Business Critique – Be brave! This is a full review of your website, platform store or bricks store. You must be prepared to accept the feedback.

Small and Medium Business

Do you have a bricks or clicks store? Sell on Amazon, ebay or etsy? Are a crafter or a wholesaler looking to approach retailers?

Even if you are a start up, you will learn how to think big, be confident with your products and trade like a big retailer. Successfully managing your stock, suppliers and sales.

Discover the tricks of the trade and how to apply them in your business.

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Corporate

Do you a large company with an urgent need to bridge a skills gap? Do you have a sourcing project and need to bring in expertise?

It isn’t only retail businesses needing to source products. We have worked within hospitality, property and food industries sourcing a wide variety of products,

Let us take project manage your requirements, we will work to budget and timelines, completing your project efficiently and

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Training

Are you a business hub or Chamber looking for a training session on retail & sourcing? Are you an organization looking to take your sourcing to the next level, and explore sourcing from China?

We can tailor make a workshop to suit your needs, as well as having a wide range of successful workshops covering all aspects of retail and sourcing. Our training delivers real results, and you can implement immediately your learnings in your business.

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