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    Five things to consider when re-opening stores after lockdown closures

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    • These are hints and tips that can support business planning for re-opening
    • There is no blueprint for what will happen to demand, even as we see countries reopening the effects and cultures can be vastly different across the globe. Learning quickly and failing fast is the only way to navigate this.
    • Do NOT flood stores with stock, keep stock as high in the supply chain as possible.
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    How to protect Retail from COVID-19

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    • This is a checklist to help Retailers position their response to the COVID-19 pandemic and their planning for the recovery.
    • Key actions include changing their mindset to a “crisis mode” and being willing to fail fast and learn quickly.
    • This is a generationally defining moment in history, as well as Retail. How businesses act in these moments will define how they are seen for years to come.
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    Thought Provoking Consulting announces new hires to its 3D Digital Transformation practice; Tim Devlin joins as the Global 3D Digital Principal and Chelsea Snyder as 3D Consultant!

    Tim Devlin brings over 10 years of retail industry experience, with 5 years dedicated to the advancements of 3D digital product creation. Tim worked as a Global Buyer at Columbia Sportwear before being promoted to leading their Digital Innovation and Digital Strategy practice. He is a thought leader in the 3D digital space where he regularly appears as a public speaker, and he was the co-writer of a published research study on the topic of standardization using comparative analysis of fit.… Read More

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    The Fashion Industry is Broken

    The fashion industry is broken. It’s been truly broken since about 1998 and it doesn’t look like it’s getting much better. Oddly, the fixes have been around nearly as long as the malaise, so why hasn’t the industry responded? That’s a question I’m not sure can be fully answered, but before we try, let’s look at the problems. I’ve grouped them into three areas which we’ll explore: Customization, The Fit Experience, and Sustainability. Read More

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    A Thought Provoking Culture

    Culture is one of the most talked-about concepts in business today. Companies are offering a wealth of culture friendly benefits, including ping pong tables at work, fitness trackers, office snacks, and dog-friendly offices to compete for engaged talent. How important are these, though, and do they genuinely make an overall difference to employee happiness and in turn, client satisfaction? The answer is ‘sort of.’ They often deliver short-term satisfaction, but to be a true leader in this space, much more is required.… Read More

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    Make Black Friday Your Best Day Ever- By Tamara Saucier

    Who will win and lose in what could be the best holiday in years?

    Retailers have already started leaking their Black Friday sales announcements and prices.  In anticipation of this years shortened season everyone is getting a jump on this crucial period. Analysts and industry heads are making their annual predictions, consumers are making their lists of coveted items, and retailers are scurrying to ‘get it right’.… Read More

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    A Thought Provoking Origin

    In simple terms, a consultancy offers insightful expert advice or opinion on a particular subject. Good consultants can help fix and improve particular components of a client’s business. They should also be able to make thoughtful recommendations and excel at problem-solving in order to help businesses attain, and exceed, goals and plan for the future. 

    When TPC Co-Founders Keith Taylor and Sabir Gupta had a consultancy in mind it did not only come out of an extensive background in retail systems and processes but out of a need to provide something more.Read More

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    Combatting Dog Meat Trade with Jiu Jitsu

    Combatting Dog Meat Trade with Jiu Jitsu

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    On 14th July, Keith Taylor, organised another Soi Dog charity event, this time in San Diego. 5 times World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champion, Andre Galvão and the Mendes Brothers, who between them hold another 10 World titles, hosted a free seminar. Donations were accepted on the day from the students and over $1000 was raised.

    Janis Rosenthal, the Head of Soi Dog US, attended and spoke to the attendees of whom there were about 120.… Read More

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    The Colour Run

    Several of the TPC team took part in The Colour Run to raise money for the NSPCC. Often referred to as the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”, this is a unique run that celebrates healthiness, happiness, individuality, and giving back to the community. All about having the time of your life, The Colour Run is a 5k untimed run in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colours at each kilometre; some of the TPC team came out worse than others!… Read More

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    2 Marathons in 2 Countries

    TPC’s Consultant, Adam Hobbs, decided to run two marathons in two weeks (Paris then London) in April 2018 in memory of his grandad, to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Research Centre.

    Speaking on his decision to run the two marathons, Adam said, “Sadly my grandad lost his fight with Prostate Cancer earlier last year having been diagnosed just 3 years previously.

    He continued by saying, “I ran a marathon in Prague last year and wanted to top that.… Read More

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    The Movember Men’s Mental Health Mission

    Shoshanna Mitchell, VP of Talent, Culture and Happiness, admirably decided to walk 60km during November 2018 to raise awareness and funds for Men’s Mental Health, and contribute to the Movember challenge.

    Having lost a dear friend of hers who had been fighting a mental illness shortly before, her decision carried a huge personal incentive. She well and truly exceeded her target of £750 raising a total of £1336!… Read More

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