Firstly, credit to Mark Smith for this spot in his local Tesco, it literally is nearly beyond belief in terms of the sheer number of corporate guidelines it flouts, and that’s before the regulatory ones that the stores are bound by.
So as we roll ahead to the second element of the alternative ‘year in store’ awards, the ‘most challenging store’ and in the past, it would have been a near certainty for a Tesco store to win this award, such was their descent into oblivion. However we have seen a major improvement in store standards, […]
So as we leave another year behind, it is time to review the year that was; celebrating the good, bad and indeed the ugly from the shop floor. The stores are the heartbeat of all retail and the cornerstone of the Grocery Insight model – insight derived from stores is incredibly powerful – and such […]
This post originally appeared on LinkedIn, and has been republished here in full. Hero lines are quite the Christmas tradition in retail, with Morrisons pushing a marvellous looking £12 gateau with enough Chocolate to sink a battleship… As the calendar turns towards the 19th / 20th December – we can get excited at the final […]
This post originally appeared on LinkedIn, and has been republished here in full. Not the galaxy, but in Tesco – who do have a galaxy of their own with the space in stores. A far cry from not so long back, where rumours of an overstock reduction would see warehouses ‘freed up’ to create space […]