How to create a better shopping experience – both instore & online

We’re all guilty of making impulse purchases and treating ourselves to a bit of retail therapy, sometimes more often than anticipated! But, as consumers we want a great shopping experience, whether that is online or instore.  With retail being a competitive marketplace – we believe the below statements will play a fundamental part in a successful and satisfying shopping experience.  …

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Inspo, Our thoughts, Retail Design

Hot topic. Let’s talk Sustainability

First off, let’s outline what sustainability means for those who are curious! ‘Sustainability is the process of people maintaining change in a balanced environment, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations. For …

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Vape and Volts – Camden

Vape and Volts Ltd in Camden, London, are the 2016 winners of the “Best UK Vape Shop Award” as well as winning “Innovation of The Year Award” for the UK’s first ever contact-free e-liquid tasting bar…Vapedex. Vape and Volts, is an electronic cigarette and e-liquid specialist. They have an ever expanding range of devices, liquid and accessories from only the …

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Nike’s new retail app is so good it will make you want to shop in-store again

Nike releases its new innovative technology app which invites the customer into store …but inviting us at a whole new level! As many of us are aware, shopping in-store has dramatically dropped over the years due to the convenience of online shopping! At Pivotal, we know that your products need to be the reason your shopper comes in store, and …

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Instore, News

2019 Pantone colour of the year

Each year, Pantone announces its highly anticipated Colour of the Year. The selection is intended to serve as a strategic direction for design and colour-conscious industries as well as a conversation piece around our culture, where it is going and what we collectively need…and it certainly gets everyone talking about colour!  Colour is no longer just something we see and …

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Inspo, News, Uncategorized

Pivotal take on the RetailExpo

You heard right! It is Pivotal’s first year exhibiting at the RetailExpo at Olympia, Kensington – London.  After many months of designing and planning our stand, we’re really looking forward to meeting you all over the next few days! We’re going all out this year! Our Marketing and Design team have produced our branded merch. Our double sided A5 flyer …

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The importance of POS and product placement

If you are investigating point of sale (POS) solutions for your own knowledge, or business, and wanting to understand more about the POS industry, then look no further – we’re going to break it down for you. Point of sale solutions are about as diverse as the businesses they serve.  This stands to reason, since businesses vary in services, products, …

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Instore, Uncategorized

How to grow your social media following

Growing your audience on social media Something we all need to educate ourselves on. You might devote most of your funds into Google, Facebook ads and Sponsored posts on Instagram – with the high hopes that those posts will attract potential customers. But as for many of us – we’re not overly keen on ads, especially as now most people …

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