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Top ten blog posts of 2013

December 31, 2013


People (well colleagues at Claremont) have accused me of only blogging when I’m angry. But, it appears, I’m just giving the public what they want. Behold my top ten most read blog posts of 2013: 1) British Gas are a bunch of numpties Anyone who can make a company share price crash through social media […]

A Rambling Review of 2011

December 28, 2011


‘Tis the season to be lazy. Given all media outlets for miles around are happily soaking up the mulled wine and mince pies while skeleton crews press ‘play’ on a long ago pre-recorded round up of the year, I thought I’d do the same. So here’s your Ramblings of a PR review of 2011, based […]

Mary Portas’ links to firms causing the high street crisis

December 13, 2011


Mary Portas today unveiled her report into the state of the UK high street. She claims it is at crisis point. As one Rotherham retailer on Sky News pointed out, since the big chain stores left their high street for large shopping centres like Westfield and out-of-town malls (or just due to the recession), local […]

Mary Portas: Queen of Shopping Centres

May 17, 2011


I don’t like fashion much. Or shopping for that matter. So I just ignored the story today about Mary Portas becoming the government’s high street tsar. Until Paul Lucas pointed out that there might be more to this than meets the eye. Mary’s role, according to Number Ten, is to: Advise on how Government, businesses […]