November 23, 2017

Aldi: best of British or authentically German?

View image | gettyimages.com Stand-up comedian Kevin Bridges once made fun of Scottish children on holiday, suggesting the lower-class mother could be recognised by having ‘Lidl’ and ‘Aldi’ tattooed across each hand. But since then, the common perception of the two German discount supermarkets in the UK seems to have changed. Aldi opened its first […]

Could retailers have the last laugh?

Another retailer gone. This seems to be a recurring theme, transforming the British high street, and streets in many other countries too. Meanwhile, online commerce is gaining fast. What does the future hold for bricks-and-mortar shops? On the plus side, there are many reasons why people go shopping, other than just to buy things. Shopping […]

Interesting Articles

It’s time for the Marketing teaching team to hand over the role of ‘blog master’ to colleagues in Strategic Planning. That doesn’t mean you won’t still hear from us; we’ll continue posting stories whenever we see something interesting. For now, I’d like to wrap up with some articles which you might find interesting: The internet […]