Technology is constantly evolving and is crucial in running a business efficiently and competitively. Here are a few of the ways in which technology has helped to streamline the sales process in many organisations; helping them to drive productivity, profitability, and competitive advantage. Big Data – using numbers to manage and plan for the future In today’s sales environment, competitive advantage depends largely on successfully capturing, managing and analysing huge amounts of customer da...Read More
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Speaking to clients every day means that here at MacGregor Black we've been able to build valuable insight into what works and doesn't work when it comes to building great marketing teams. Here are four tips to keep front-of-mind when thinking about setting up a marketing team or refocusing marketing in your business inline with the increasing pace of technological and marketing changes. 1 Develop a marketing strategy There's so much advice out there on marketing, digital, social media etc, u...Read More
The consumer sector is forecast to grow over the next five years, driven by increased spending on food and consumers investing in new products / new technology The consumer sector is the UK’s largest private sector employer at 3.8m people The consumer sector enjoyed the fastest return to pre-recession outputs growing at 0.5% versus wider economy of 0.2% The UK’s consumer sector The consumer sector is a collective term for companies that operate in food processing and manufacturing, non-food m...Read More