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Large fashion multi-brand retailer

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A large and very successful fashion multi brand retailer with an international presence selling across channels and expanding rapidly.

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Did you know?

We have an office in California, USA.

Our US office opened in Sept 2015 and we've seen great progress across the pond.

The operation is being led by our Senior VP, Tamara Saucier, who's a highly-experienced industry expert. We also have great support from our associates, including Joshua Young who has paved the way for revolutionising product design using 3D technologies.

Our US team has had experience working with many US retailers including Saks, Macy's, Nike, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and The Home Depot, to name but a few.

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Who we are

About TPC

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.

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A highly successful, well-known department store chain with an online presence selling fashion, homeware and electrical items.

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To help the retailer understand whether its supply chain was fit for purpose given its stated multi-channel strategy and objectives.

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When It Rains, It Pours – The Sustainability Transformation Challenge for Retailers

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Rima Trofimovaite, TPC Consultant, shares the current sustainability challenges retailers are facing and changing consumer views towards ethical products, and how retailers can overcome these challenges and remain profitable.

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A large leading online digital retailer

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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.

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Modernising an Apparel Brand

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A powerhouse apparel company, owning several major brands and wholesaling goods to major retailers, suffered from ramifications of growth. Having grown through acquisition, the client also acquired one too many processes. The client was looking to streamline its processes and modernise the company.

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Our approach

About TPC

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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Who we do it for

About TPC

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.

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Skylar, TPC Consultant, Reveals the 5 Things she’s Learnt Since Moving from Industry to Consulting

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Skylar Vanderbilt-Smith, TPC Consultant, reveals the 5 things she's learnt since moving from the retail industry to consulting.

Following 5 years of experience working in Merchandise Planning across luxury and high-street brands she joined TPC and has shared the key lessons she's learnt whilst working as a consultant.

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Arcadia Group optimises Markdowns with Thought Provoking Consulting

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British Retail Group, Arcadia, invests in data science based Markdown Insight tool to improve operational effectiveness.

Having successfully trialled TPC's Markdown solution during 2017 in the Topshop and Dorothy Perkins brands, Arcadia have decided to deploy the solution to all brands...

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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

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