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Gardens became our sanctuaries last year – and garden centres and homeware shops saw sales of seeds, outdoor furniture and gazebos go through the roof. With springtime finally here, and pandemic restrictions (mostly) lifting, here’s some inspiration for your garden.Read issue
In a recent survey of 3,000 people by experience-booking platform Easol, 85% reckoned they would shell out 25% more on experiences in 2021 and 2022 compared with 2019. And when it comes to travel, 56% of people are craving more rural, off-the-beaten-track experiences. We caught up with Easol's founders Lisa and Ben Simpson to hear about the latest experiential travel trends.Read issue
After suffering skin issues from acne to hyperpigmentation and failing to find products that worked, Hani Hassan tooks matters into her own hands. The result is her brand Hue, a scientifically driven skincare range specifically formulated for skin of colour. ‘Consumer experiences have historically lacked authenticity and have not been based on the skin experiences of all people,’ the Courier Fresh Fund winner says.Read issue
A bi-weekly email explaining the relevance of one essential business concept to growing your business – featuring key terms, perspectives and useful tools.
Although physical offices aren’t perhaps as important as they were pre-pandemic, finding the right space makes a huge difference: for happier and more productive staff, your attractiveness to potential hires and your brand’s image. It’s a balancing act between finding something you can afford and something that fits your business’ needs.Read issue
Making sure your customers are happy is key to retaining them and encouraging them to recommend your business to others. Therefore, customer feedback should influence everything from your product development to your marketing strategy – getting this right is essential.Read issue
Social media can feel like an overwhelming part of a business to manage, but it needn’t be – here’s what to do to create a consistent presence.Read issue