Topics: Merchandising

Brexit’s Impact on Retail

I’m sure you’re all as sick to the back teeth of this Brexit lark as I am. Regardless of how one voted in the referendum, I’m confident nobody wanted to see this total shambles. Our mighty nation is now an international embarrassment – we look like a Hugh Grant character, bumbling about and struggling to

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Are Women in B&M Treated Fairly?

Happy International Women’s Day: here’s to strong women everywhere. I know I’ve never hesitated to do the things I wanted in life, and have not seen any gender barriers blocking me. I grew up in a very female household; I went to an all-girls school; most of my bosses have been female; I’ve seen two female

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Assistant Merchandisers – Cherry Picking The Best

The longer I recruit for the merchandising world, the more I come to the realisation that Assistant Merchandisers are the biggest and most essential cog in the machine that is retail. And as we all know, merchandising is – as a function – at the very heart of the smooth running of a retail head office. I think what

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Counter Offers

So you’ve resigned and the boss you’ve asked time and time again for a promotion / a pay rise is surprised? Erm…..REALLY?! Next thing you know – HR have cornered you and offered you everything but a company Rolex to stay (let’s be honest, if they had one they would offer it to you!) including

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Graduate Day

Our first graduate day of 2016 was held last week on the 2nd February and – as ever – we really put our 4 carefully selected grads through their paces! After a brainstorming session pre-2016, we decided to add some new elements to our already robust AQUAretail graduate sessions – as they entered their 11th year.

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