Posts by: David Lomas

visual merchandising at sothebys

Does Visual Merchandising Increase the Urge to Buy?

Visual merchandising must tap into human emotions to be successful. While people do shop to make what they consider necessary purchases,...

manned live chat

Does Manned Live Chat Have the Human Touch?

Customer service is usually the only point of contact a customer has with a company. It is there to resolve issues and answer questions –...

remote workers

Can Work Management Systems Help Remote Workers Thrive?

In distributed companies, employees do their work remotely. This is a growing business trend, greatly assisted by web-based technology such...

data theft

Data Theft: Who is the Hidden Threat?

A report from the Ponemon Institute shows that three out of every four organisations has been hit by data theft or data loss.  And that...

commercial property

Is Commercial Property Under Used or Over Exposed?

In April 2017 over two thirds of BHS stores were still empty, one year after the retailer’s collapse. The Guardian’s research revealed...

business growth

Is Business Growth Putting you at Risk?

There is constant pressure for business growth and expansion, and the entrepreneurial mindset fuels this. However, businesses undergo...

reputational damage

Can Outsourcing Cause Reputational Damage?

Your promises and your ability to deliver is in the hands of your suppliers.  The risk of reputational damage represents a significant...

paperwork

What are the True Costs of Management Paperwork?

Whatever happened to the paperless office? Many of the UK’s companies are still reliant on archaic paperwork systems to do business, and...

better driving for fleet businesses

Can Better Driver Habits Improve Fleet Businesses?

For many fleet businesses, there is a constant squeeze on margins from costs that are inherent to how they are run.  Alongside these...

Robert Taylor, Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland Connects the Local Business Community

Although networking, itself, has value, there can be much more by making meaningful business connections.  This is the reasoning behind...