Four reasons why demand for workplace tea endures

By Matt Allaby, Business Development Manager, Furniture

The average worker spends seven hours a day sitting at their desk, with one in three European workers suffering daily from ailments caused whilst working at a computer, and 60% of workers claiming their productivity and performance has been either significantly or moderately affected. As a result, 32% say they have had to take time off work as a consequence with the average time taken off being 2 weeks.* Read more »

Seasonal marketing ideas include advice on winter driving

By Emma Nourry, Head of Marketing, VOW

Want to benefit more from peak sales periods? Or make core category areas even more pertinent to customers?

You can help your customers discover the business products that should be on their shopping lists at key times of year by using seasonal marketing. Read more »

Workplace kitchens are no longer places to just make a brew or store sandwiches. The growth in flexible working, bring your own device (BYOD) and collaborative working means company break rooms are becoming much more than ‘worktop, fridge and kettle’.

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A number of successful businesses have one thing in common. Rather than let change just happen they strive for continual improvement that empowers proactive change. Most of us know that if we keep on doing the same things, we’re likely to get the same results. Constantly improving and enhancing is the mantra for survival in the face of challenges and changes. Read more »

Schools may not be out just yet, but this time of year should mean one thing for resellers. Peak season for ordering supplies for the new academic year. Read more »

Cross selling is all about supplementing a customer’s original purchase with complementary products. If, like many, you’ve scrolled down a retailer’s site to see what ‘other customers also bought’ or arranged car hire through the airline you’ve just booked a flight with, then the practice becomes obvious. Read more »