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Cross Brand Collaborations in Retail

Cross-brand collaboration is a marketing strategy which combines two offerings from separate companies. The technique is usually used to sell complementary products or services. Also called cross promotion or cross merchandising. Cross-branding occurs across fashion,...

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Special Editions In Retail

Limited time and special edition products can be great for retail businesses. The benefits of doing this can bring new customers into store and entice existing customers back more often to test their new range. If brands put strategic plans in place and stick by them,...

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Impulse are running away with it again…

Medals galore, prize winning events, fastest recorded turn- around times, client endorsements and testimonials... OK!- they are not all for ImpulsePOP and their award winning display team (although they could be!) but more about what we have been viewing...

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Are companies getting rid of plastic use for good in 2020?

There have been talks and headlines into certain companies using plastic free materials for their packaging by 2021… So we want to share a few of the popular brands who are making a difference to their packaging material. So let’s take a look at the companies who are...

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Christmas and Food Markets Becoming More Popular in the UK

Christmas markets have been around for centuries and were originally known as winter markets. The first was recorded in Vienna in the 13th century, with German markets following suit in the 14th and 15th centuries. They are no longer restricted to their central...

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Small Business Saturday – 7th December

Black Friday, Easter Sunday, Mothering Sunday, Christmas Day - all of these important events and the key lead - up shopping days are here to stay and are now firmly established in the Consumer psyche- so is there space for more? Well we think...

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The Impact of Seasonality in Retail

Seasonality is an ever-evolving trendEach season comes specific, noteworthy holidays, events and activities, which cause consumers to behave differently, hence, provide opportunities for businesses to thrive. Examples of seasonal opportunities that have the power to...

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Vaping: The new craze that looks like its here to stay!

Much to the surprise of many – Vaping has become a massive phenomenon, with over 3.6m Brits enjoying it now. At Impulse we have become specialists in the science of displaying Vape products. What we have realised, is that this is more of a serious hobby to some, and...

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Puls-e Scooter

Impulse are excited to announce the launch of a exclusive new Electric Scooter, named puls-e. We’ve been selling brands display products for years through the Retail channels, and thought it was time we should be selling our own product! The scooter answers a lot of...

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‘Tis the Season … or Is It?

Traditionally, Retailers and their Point Of Purchase suppliers have always put a major emphasis on seasonal sales activity, so at Impulse in recent client project meetings we have noticed that more and more of our customers are claiming that seasonal sales...

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Advertising and Point of Sale in Retail

Advertising plays a crucial role in any retail business Advertising is the attempt to influence the buying behaviour of customers or clients with a persuasive selling message about products or services. In business, the goal of advertising is to attract...

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It’s Awards Season!

Impulse have been fortunate to have received POPAI awards in the past, for excellence in Retail Displays. I was asked to sit on the judging panel of the Field Marketing and Brand Experience (FMBE) awards, which convened last week in London. It was a great...

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Social Media and how it affects the Retail Industry

Let’s talk about Social Media... Social media is said to be one of the easiest and economical ways to promote a product or brand and has completely changed the business environment which has redefined the way businesses communicate. Social media is a great...

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Are POP UP APPs standard?

Previously we have commented about POP UP Stores and how they are a temporary solution and a smart way of using existing space, with this in mind it made me think what other intelligent commodities have popped up temporarily to bolt on to existing business...

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The History of Retail e-Commerce Technology

The retail industry is one of the most critical elements of the way humans interact, consume and exchange value. Over the years there have been drastic changes to the high street shops since e-commerce shopping began. Before the 1900s, we were only able to...

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