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Distinctive fashion brand retailer and wholesaler
The client's challenge to TPC was to help it find a robust IT platform for the Property department. The platform needed to support the rapid growth of stores internationally to ensure tasks could be carried out more efficiently and more effectively without having to take on more staff.
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We have an office in London, UK.
Our work in the UK has brought a lot of success for our clients, who have - through our input and guidance - improved their systems and processes, to become more streamlined and successful in addition to maintaining their competitive edge.
Combatting Dog Meat Trade with Jiu Jitsu
On 14th July, Keith Taylor, organized another Soi Dog charity event, this time in San Diego. 5 times World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion, Andre Galvão and the Mendes Brothers, who between them hold another 10 World titles, hosted a free seminar. Donations were accepted on the day from the students and over $1000 was raised.
A leading online digital retailer's use of proactive pricing strategy
A pure play online digital department store retailer wanted to become more sophisticated with its use of price. It wanted to become less reactionary and more proactive and informed in its use of this key element of the marketing mix.
Spatial Awareness: How Can Retailers Maximize the Profitability of Store Space?
Adam Hobbs, TPC Consultant, explores how retailers can maximize the profitability of store space, and become more spatially aware.
A highly successful, well-known department store chain with an online presence selling fashion, homeware and electrical items.
To help the retailer understand whether its supply chain was fit for purpose given its stated multi-channel strategy and objectives.
A large leading online digital retailer
The client's challenge to TPC was to understand what best practice Merchandise Planning looks like in the digital world where stores are no longer the exclusive channel to market, and how this could be deployed to provide competitive advantage.
Who we are
At Thought Provoking Consulting we have a growing team of over 30 specialist consultants. The team have a diverse mix of backgrounds, ranging from retail veterans to ex partners in large consultancy firms.
Thought Provoking Consulting was set up in order to challenge the status quo in retail consulting. The two founders Keith Taylor and Subir Gupta felt that by combining their experience they could create something unique.
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There's no chance the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. – Steve Ballmer - Microsoft CEO, 2007
Has Black Friday Become White Noise?
In the current market, is Black Friday worth being thankful for? Why would retailers want to take a further hit on their ever squeezed margins and for consumers, isn’t it just another day, another discount?
Georgina Bakes, TPC Consultant, shares how retailers CAN make Black Friday a success.
Who we do it for
Thought Provoking Consulting works with a number of leading retailers, including some of the high street's most successful brands. Our team has worked across all of the retail verticals, giving us a breadth unparalleled in retail consulting.