…it’s unlocking creative potential so that my clients can build successful brands for the future.
Enjoy creative freedom and the ability to work for yourself but at the same time need your designer/maker business to give you a sustainable income?
Lack direction and feel you or your brand/shop is stuck in a rut?
Want to expand your collections but dont know how to rationalise or streamline your ranges?
There couldn't be a better time for you to grow your business within retail or enhance your collections as a designer/maker.
get to know your industry
Today E-commerce lavishes consumers with product information and a choice of suppliers
Consequently, consumers seek a more personalised experience from bricks-and-mortar stores
Declining brand loyalty means you no longer need to lose out to high street giants
You now have the opportunity to compete on an increasingly level playing field.
How do you start?
To take advantage of new business opportunities, your customers need engaging reasons to connect with you
But as a creative you might not have this specialist commercial awareness skill-set in-house
here's where I, as a retail consultant, can help!
why consultancy or coaching?
I have more than 20 years experience in retail sourcing and product development for well-known high street brands and stores.
By the same token, I understand the economic and commercial trends affecting the high street.
My knowledge is relevant & contemporary.
More importantly, I know the right approach you need to take to capitalise on market conditions and achieve commercial success.
Now, Im using my experience to help designer/makers, lifestyle brands & retailers like YOU to gain confidence and achieve your potential.
I look at your business objectively and aim to give you a fresh viewpoint.
I can help you:
Shape and define your brand
Develop and select products that suit your customer base
Deliver a value proposition and experience, which is different from your competitors.
Source and negotiate partnerships.
Avoid common pitfalls
Achieve commercial success with specific, measurable & profitable strategies