Thought Leadership
We have an opinion and we’re not afraid to use it! Editorial for trade press, blogs and conference speaking – creating content that has a unique voice and providing thought leadership to the hospitality and grocery retail channels.


Tackling the latest industry news and issues that are close to our hearts with thought leadership, expertise and a dash of irreverence. Our weekly blogs aim to inform and entertain.
Healthy snacking

Healthy snacking

August 16, 2019

We are officially a nation that loves to snack, there are apparently more than 19 billion snacking opportunities in the UK per year, and more than two-thirds of consumers snack at least five times a week (Kantar). The healthy snacking bar market is now worth £365m and is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 5.95% … Read More

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Customer experience

Customer experience

August 12, 2019

When customer experience goes bad. Sounds like a show that Gordon Ramsey should be presenting on ITV3. In all honesty I would rather face a barrage of expletives and spittle in my face from Mr Angry than have to revisit this experience. The bar I had the displeasure of visiting was located in Gerrard Street, London. … Read More

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Ninth Life

Ninth Life

August 2, 2019

A pub experience at the Ninth Life in Catford is the cat’s whiskers. Katy Moses, Managing Director I had the pleasure of visiting Ninth Life in Catford this week, on recommendation from a friend in the industry. I say ‘pleasure’ because I had a delicious lunch with said friend, and it’s only 12 minutes from … Read More

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Value of customer insight

Value of customer insight

July 31, 2019

Realising the true value of customer insight. Why knowing your customers is more important than them being right or wrong. Blake Gladman, Strategy & Insight Director It’s never been a better time to be a start-up in the food and drink industry. The smaller and more nimble brands are better placed to steal share from … Read More

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Vlog video library from Katy and Blake as they visit unique concepts, new ventures and great insight examples brought to life - or simply musing over the latest consumer trends.

Conference speaking

Katy and Blake have presented at and hosted across a wide selection of leading industry events, including...
Restaurant Marketer & Innovator European Summit
Federation of Wholesale Distributors Annual Conference
Experience 101 Live
McColl's Annual Awards
Association of Convenience Stores Local Shop Report Launch
HIM Convenience Conference
CTP Awards
Animal Health Distributors Association Conference
Speciality and Fine Food Fair
National Convenience Show
Association of Convenience Stores Forecourt Conference
Scottish Local Retailer Conferences and Events
The Hub Breakfast Briefings