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‘ START – UP ‘ BRANDS …

If you are a start up brand in the UK and need help marketing your brand to the British High Street retail sector I am  happy to offer you my help.  You may decide to go direct to the consumer via your own website.  Depending on your approach I am sure I may be able to help you in some way.  I do know how difficult it is to establish a new brand and you may find it useful to talk to someone who has bought the t-shirt.

Previous marketing activity included designing and setting up trade exhibition stands in the UK .  The images below show examples of trade exhibition stands that we designed and set up for CARLING from PARIS and GRONNBAEK from DENMARK at the PURE venue in Kensington.

My commitments in the areas covered on this site however means that I am able to offer my time on a temporary and consultancy basis only if it helps in any way.

My experience in the ladies fashion wholesale industry goes back a long way.  I was one of the very first in the UK textile industry to implement an effective Sales and Marketing strategy and business systems specifically for the fashion industry that not only established the brand but also maintained its presence, season by season, in an extremely competitive marketplace. To be successful it is necessary to get as many things right as possible. I can help and advise on many aspects of the process and am happy support you and try to help you succeed.  This list may be useful.

  • Sales agents recruitment and sales support
  • Sales agency agreements, contracts
  • Brand image / concept promotion and control
  • Sales campaign planning and management
  • Ideal target customer / retailer database / E-mail promotions
  • Sales and delivery timings / Collection planning
  • Sample collection control / distribution and optimum usage.
  • Trade show planning / Stand design, costing and implementation
  • Sales and collection pricing & merchandising
  • Product positioning / Retail adjacencies
  • Customer credit appraisal / approval
  • Customer management and after sales service
  • Direct ‘ house ‘ sales to key accounts & Department stores
  • Shop in Shop / Soft Shop planning, sales and retail management
  • Direct ‘ house ‘ sales to Export key accounts and distributors

UK MANUFACTURING & FACTORY PRODUCTION

The factories that I would work with have limited time or even the inclination to work with ‘ start up ‘ product enquiries but nevertheless it is always possible to find time to point serious new customers in the right direction. I am happy to help new brands make a start at producing here in the UK  and will do what I can to help but can offer my time only on a consultancy basis.