Revolutionising Your Morning Brew: Teaching Transparency with Traidcraft Shop

As the original ‘rule breaking’ fair trade wholesaler, Traidcraft is proudly committing two of its single origin coffee blends to the Transparency Pledge, as well as launching its own Transparent Organic Coffee. Through this move, the brand has proposed a challenge to the unresolved issue of the staggeringly low commodity price of coffee, which is driving many farmers and their families into financial turmoil. Traidcraft are defying branding norms by publishing exactly how much farmers are paid, how much goes into shipping, roasting and packing and how much profit the brand will make.…

How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

As time goes on, the way things are conducted change. Whether this is to keep up with changing times or to reinvent the way things are done, industries must adapt, evolve, and innovate. Something that is no stranger to change is shopping habits. In 2017, the Office for National Statistics reported that consumers spent around £366 billion. Significant change has been demonstrated in consumer behaviour and subsequently retail — ranging from technological advances to consumer expectation. In this article, we’ll look at the different shopping habits consumers have experienced over the years.…

How Shoppers’ Habits Have Changed

As time goes on, the way things are conducted change. Whether this is to keep up with changing times or to reinvent the way things are done, industries must adapt, evolve, and innovate. Something that is no stranger to change is shopping habits. In 2017, the Office for National Statistics reported that consumers spent around £366 billion. Significant change has been demonstrated in consumer behaviour and subsequently retail — ranging from technological advances to consumer expectation. In this article, we’ll look at the different shopping habits consumers have experienced over the years. The Dot Com Explosion The UK is home to the world’s third largest ecommerce market in the world.…

Digital Marketing Trailblazers: Ones to Watch in 2020

The digital marketing sector is fast moving with its changes in algorithms, innovations in technology, or cultural trends that are gathering swarms of online attention. There is always something new to keep on top of and new trend setters to watch out for. Last year, AI began to influence the world of marketing and, according to the Smart Insights report, content marketing was thought to be the single marketing activity to make the biggest impact. Throughout the year, consumers were swayed by experiences rather than traditional ads, and we continued in the shift away from television advertising towards a completely digital world based on big data.…

The Need to Change Within the UK Construction Industry

Between continually rapid technological advancements and the lingering uncertainty of Brexit, 2020 will doubtless see many industries undergoing necessary changes. This includes one of the UK’s most valuable industries — the construction industry. What challenges will 2020 pose for the sector? What impacts will political and economic change have on it? And, more important, how will the sector change to overcome these new challenges? 2020’s construction challenges The construction industry has faced a number of difficult circumstances over the years, and 2020 looks to follow suit.…

How Brandwatch Is Stepping up from Social Monitoring – to Find a Much Greater Opportunity

Brandwatch, one of the leading social media monitoring tools is lately performing research on monitoring fake reports and analyzing talks about Game of Thrones. There are 2 latest acquisitions which have sharpened this company’s goal and taken it forward. They even revealed that this social media monitoring company will work with Crimson Hexagon (a competitor in the social media monitoring field). The head of the Brandwatch media monitoring tool said their aim is to come up with a different type of intelligence that resonates with what the clients want. More information about Brandwatch social media monitoring company Merging Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon media monitoring companies The merging of Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon social media monitoring companies might have invisible connotations.…

Don Forman Las Vegas Communitarian And Businessman

Don Forman Las Vegas businessman is known for his humanitarian and charitable endeavors. In fact, the owner of United Nissan and Tustin Nissan in California continues to give back to the community as a whole. As a seasoned and reputable businessman, Don is also a philanthropist who has partnered with the Fox5 Surprise Squad since 2014. Together, they have helped people from all walks of life and economic-socio backgrounds. This includes the touching story of Glen Zani who wanted to build crosses at sites where mass shootings had occurred.…

The Future of Free Parking: What’s Next for This Dragon’s Den Success Story?

Following a roaring success on Dragon’s Den and an investment from Jenny Campbell, ParkingPerx has gone from strength to strength. Founder Chris Reed has pushed for more investment, further high-quality partnerships, the creation of new jobs, and substantial international interest. On top of Jenny Campbell’s investment, the start-up has received £250k from Mercia Technologies. This has given ProxiSmart, the umbrella company for ParkingPerx, impressive momentum and will facilitate the creation of six new jobs over the next four months. ParkingPerx has announced an enviable list of High Street brands and Merchants where shoppers will be able to earn their free parking rewards.…

Has Construction Heeded The Need for More Apprentices?

There’s a well-known skills shortage within the UK construction industry. The issue has been prevalent over the last few years, with the apprenticeship scheme touted as a potential solution for sourcing homegrown talent into the construction sector. But has the construction sector made the most of the apprenticeship scheme in order the deal with the skills shortage? Nifty Lift, suppliers of work platforms investigate: The gender gap in apprenticeships While the government continues to create apprenticeships, there have been concerns over the disproportionate number of males being offered apprenticeship roles in better-paid industries compared to female candidates.…

Does Sport Have a Big Impact on The UK’s Economy?

2020 is set to bring us another worldwide celebration of sport with the Olympics in Tokyo, so you’d be forgiven for thinking 2019 might end up being something of a lull for the sporting world to recharge. In particular, cricket is set to be the focus of the year while men’s football takes a backseat, as both the Cricket World Cup and the Ashes series are to be held in England. Even a ‘quiet’ year has so much going on in the sporting world then.…