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White Space has helped companies address both general and industry-specific issues by providing consultancy based on deep market understanding. Our project experience has allowed us to generate a wealth of thought leadership into common business issues and industry trends.

 

Partnerships with Retailers – What Might The Future Look Like?

Partnerships with retailers

In 2015, Sainsbury’s and Argos became unlikely bedfellows as the multichannel retailer unveiled plans to install digital stores in some of the grocer’s larger branches. Such partnerships are increasingly becoming more common in the U.K. as Argos has also partnered with eBay, and Debenhams with SportsDirect, to name two. They are also prevalent in the U.S. with two…

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Made In The UK – The Potential Benefits of Reshoring Manufacturing

With the news that Aston Martin chose South Wales ahead of 20 other global locations to build its new luxury DBX, what are the advantages of having a “Made in the U.K.” label? Whilst recent media reports have highlighted the struggles faced by U.K. steel manufacturers, there are other businesses with U.K. factories which are…

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Getting CVC Right: 5 key lessons learnt for corporates looking to invest in small, high potential businesses

Struck by the clear benefits and patchy historical success of CVC, we interviewed 16 ventures with experience of CVC investment to understand what characterises a successful CVC partnership. Over 90% of them classed their deals as being ‘very successful’. This paper explores the experiences behind these positive outcomes, and draws out lessons for corporates interested…

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Retail: Best Practice Responses in a Challenging Environment

As consumers experience decreasing levels of disposable income and retailers face rising and volatile prices, the retail sector is struggling to maintain profitability. In this White Paper we consider best practice responses to this challenging economic and competitive environment..

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Visualising Data to Consumers: How to do it well

In the world of apps and online portals, good data visualisation appears to be the key to success. Being able to visualise data effectively, whether you have an energy, health and fitness app or any other product, will mean you stand out from the crowd. White Space has identified four key principles that companies ought…

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