A recent study found that if given the choice between two companies which offered services or products at the same price, 82% would be influenced by whether the company was philanthropic. Other studies have shown that Millennials are 70% more likely to spend more on brands that support causes, so it is certainly worth considering […]
The basement floor of the EICC was teeming with activity, mainly t-shirted young things with the fresh-faced enthusiasm of a freshers’ week gathering.
It’s no secret that high street occupiers have not had their troubles to seek over the last few years, resulting in both shops and leisure operators closing, and in some cases being replaced by units in shopping malls and retails parks. It’s also reasonable to conclude that the increase in online operations, both from established […]
Home service Chatting in the sunshine at a cafe in Edinburgh’s Marchmont district, it didn’t take a lot to work out that Margaret McPherson had spent some time in the US. “Which of you is the single shot skinny latte with no foam?” asks the waitress. Ah, the joy of choice that only a New […]
Building business links Nineteen years ago, Paul Lawrie checked in at Carnoustie on a journey which would change his life forever. On a rainswept final day of the 1999 Open Championship, the Aberdonian came from 10 shots behind to win the Claret Jug after a play-off involving Justin Leonard and Jean van de Velde, the […]