Primark’s biggest store becomes an experience

As part of our series on Health and Beauty retailing, we continue to delve into brands that boast innovation and experiences for consumers, as well as how they invite us to the shop floor and creating a memorable visit. Exploring the physical retail landscape, investigating what brands and retailers are doing and how they are maximising consumer experience helps complement …

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H Beauty MK & the fightback for customer intimacy on the shop floor

As the beauty industry resurfaces after the devastating COVID months, we take a look at some of the more adventurous and bold shop floor experiences that have been designed to regain customer trust and intimacy. The global beauty industry (comprising of fragrance, personal care, skin care and cosmetics) has been stunned by the COVID-19 outbreak. According to Mckinsey’s report, the …

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Pivotal become SafeContractor approved & SafePQQ Verified!

The Pivotal team have been awarded with both SafeContractor approval and also becoming SafePQQ verified. We have worked hard to get our Health and Safety up to a GOLD standard. A ‘Pivotal’ point for the team and it also allows us and our clients to do ‘Business with Confidence’ that much more!  Our world class design, effective project management, quality …

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What the future of beauty & wellness looks like post-Coronavirus

This year has taught many to expect the unexpected… We know this year has took a massive hit on us all, inclusive of Bricks and Mortar. But, what does this mean for Beauty and Wellness? Skin care has had a successful year, despite the pandemic. Given how tactile beauty is, from swatching products at makeup counters to skin on skin touch during …

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The Return of Retail

Since our Government’s latest announcement more retail and other establishments prepare to re-open their doors after months of being closed, it comes as no surprise that the return will be a whole lot different than before. Although Leicester is still currently experiencing its second phase of lockdown, we continue to support businesses across the UK in preparation on re-opening their …

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We’re exhibiting at Euroshop, Dusseldorf!

You heard it right! We will be heading to Euroshop in Dusseldorf, Germany to officially exhibit Pivotal in Hall 3, stand 3D08 16th – 20th February. Euroshop is The World’s no.1 and largest Retail Trade Fair for retail investment requirements. Future-orientated and dynamic as the industry itself, the trade fair presents itself in eight fascinating retail dimensions with all the …

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Consumer and electronics

About the Consumer & Electronics industry The main consumer electronic products in the industry are vast but generally speaking include; OLED/LED Tvs, cameras, PCs, game consoles, iPads, digital downloads, tablets and mobile phones. According to a report. The global consumer electronics market valued at around USD 1,172 bn in 2017 and is expected to reach approximately USD 1,787 bn in …

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Global Christmas rollouts in Retail

  The countdown commences for Christmas, it is safe to say that getting your ideas into design and development now for your retail displays are vital. We are currently working on a number of shorter lead-time, temporary displays for both graphical and creative briefs for our clients. With appreciation to our in-house client services team, we can get your production …

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Pivotal win top awards at Popai 2019

Another year, another award… In fact, 2! Popai – a progressive industry association, promoting best practice, dedicated to enhancing the total shopper experience. They publish research, industry awards, training seminars and best practice programmes to benefit their members who include retailers, brands, agencies and manufacturers – like us! We have been a part of Popai for a few years now, …

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Can brick-and-mortar stores survive in the age of online shopping?

Instore Retail shops may seem destined for the history books but not yet! Many retail experts, including ourselves believe that with some reinvention – high street stores have a healthy future. At Pivotal, we believe in keeping the in-store Retail alive, our shopping destination began here and should continue here. Online shopping keeps getting easier, faster and better, which is …

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