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Tumultuous period for UK retail
An analysis of retailers winning the conversation for Black Friday Sales and the lead up to Christmas. Analyst reports indicate that the retail sector continues to be impacted by poor performance in the last 6 months due to several factors that include economic uncertainty around Brexit, high-street performance and the consumer shift to online shopping.Download
How corporates and society can come together to tackle a six billion tonne problem
The global plastics crisis and the environmental damage it has caused has forced us to take a global perspective. Of the 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste generated in the last century, 79% of it currently resides in landfill or in the natural environment. When companies leverage their resources and global market positions to tackle the defining challenges of our society they gain reputational capital that strengthens their market position and ensures their future survival and relevance. But these benefits cannot be realised through hollow gestures.Find out more
Our FS team are used to working with data. But when Polecat asked cxpartners to help them better understand the unmet reputation management needs of their current and future customers, the nature of that data became even more fluid transient and multi-source than usual. Polecat wanted help developing a customer-centred product roadmap that could be prioritised according to customer demand, business value and technical feasibility. Their clients are largely focused on managing the opinions of influencers – such as investors and the City – who's views can impact the immediate and long-term reputation, and therefore value of a company.Find out more
4 Steps to better reputation management through technology.
Society’s expectations of your business are changing… fast. Recent events have signalled the beginnings of a monumental shift in the way some businesses see their position in society, with an increasing number of CEOs being drawn into socially and politically contentious public debates. A society that embraces the moral imperative of social progress is hungry for evidence that commercial organisations are prepared to act on issues with wider scope than their own business interests. People before profits. The necessity for businesses to engage in ever more wide-ranging issues is growing, but involvement in these antagonistic issues can be…Find out more