Category Archives: Anecdotes

We’re Pinterested

Last year we dedicated an entire post to our love of Pinterest. This year, we still can’t get enough. A great tool for sharing a bit of our company personality, we use it primarily to share a bit of ourselves … Continue reading

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A Vintage Promotional Video

Retail Assist entered its 15th year of trading this year, and as part of the celebration we’ve been digging through our archives for vintage marketing materials. Whilst watching old promotional videos a few weeks ago, we came across this gem, … Continue reading

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Mint Velvet New Store Openings

Ellie: This month, our client Mint Velvet will be opening their 12th standalone store. To mark the occasion, I am here today with Nigel Hodgkins, our Store Development Consultant, who has supported Mint Velvet store openings from the outset. So … Continue reading

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The Olympic Torch

Ellie: As I’m sure everybody is aware, the Olympic Torch is currently travelling all over the United Kingdom. It has already visited Nottingham (home of Retail Assist’s Head Office) and Northampton (where our Data and Application Centres are based). Today … Continue reading

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Online Only Shoppers

According to recent Shoppercentric research, young men seem to be exempt from most of the traditional clichés surrounding the male species and shopping. In a recent study, 22% of men aged 25-34 agreed with the statement that they love making … Continue reading

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Mobile saves the… jacket!

A few weeks ago I experienced for myself how amazing mobile shopping can be. Our regular blogger, Ellie will no doubt already be laughing at me as she reads this, as she knows how much I love my technology, but … Continue reading

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Insights for future marketing technologies

Last week I attended the TFM&A (Technology for Marketing and Advertising) event at Earls Court, and picked up some really interesting and helpful marketing advice for businesses using today’s technologies. I wanted to share some of the highlights for consideration … Continue reading

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The curious incident of the router in the daytime

When it comes to technology, there should be a logical explanation for why things stop working, but every now and then something can happen which puzzles even the most hardened IT professional. This is one of those cases, and the … Continue reading

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