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Large fashion multi-brand retailer
A large and very successful fashion multi brand retailer with an international presence selling across channels and expanding rapidly.
Did you know?
We have an office in London, UK.
Our office opened in June 2012, and we have experienced tremendous growth, working with some of the biggest retailers including John Lewis, Arcadia Group, SuperGroup, Shop Direct Group and Maplin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Multi-channel electronics retailer
The key priority was to provide the buying and merchandising function in the business with actionable insights to support trading decisions. We were given the task to develop and deliver better quality management information (MI), planning and forecasting capabilities, with the primary goal of giving the business control over its margin, sales, stock and intake.
Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC) continues its expansion into the US by investing in Change 4 Growth (C4G)
Press Release: We are happy to announce that Thought Provoking Consulting Group, a specialist retail consultancy, has invested in US based Change Management Consulting company Change 4 Growth, formerly known as Sequent Consulting.
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.
Meet Sara, our Business Partnership Director, who’s joined the TPC US team
We're really excited to introduce Sara as the latest addition to the TPC team.
She is joining the US team as our Business Partnership Director, bringing with her over 20 years of experience in business development.
Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC) announces Smart Trading partnership with House of Fraser
Press Release: Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC), a leading specialist retail consultancy with global reach, is pleased to announce today its partnership with House of Fraser, the UK and Ireland’s premium department store group.
TPC will provide promotion and markdown optimization services to House of Fraser from October 2017 onwards.
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.
Did you know?
There's no chance the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance. – Steve Ballmer - Microsoft CEO, 2007
Thought Provoking Consulting grows US venture by helping to redefine retail operations
Press Release: Thought Provoking Consulting (TPC), a leading specialist consultancy, recently celebrated its two-year anniversary operating in the US, where it is already making waves and expanding operations to support a growing client base.
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.