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
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.
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.
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
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.