HAM Associates consider operational processes as a basis for their ergonomics design schemes. The development of their own internal processes has been a key part of their business success. John explains why companies should always follow processes to succeed.
It’s a market that’s traditionally found behind blanked out shop fronts in the seedier parts of Soho but one company has re-imagined the image of suppliers of adult goods and lingerie and is confident that its ‘by women for women’ approach will be a sure-fire winner for those looking to spice up their love lives.
While many business owners and managers have found the recession tough, others were busier than others – including Skin Studios. Regardless of this, they opted to restructure the business in August 2010, focussing on their specialities to maximise profits.
Writing a sustainable and solid business plan is essential to business success; not only does it help with the entire decision-making progress but also makes it far more likely you’ll receive finance from investors.
Design Connection - design led innovation specialist event & presentation at Westbourne Studios, London.
Business plans are documents of action; they say what your business is going to be doing and when it’s going to be doing it. They are essential documents for all companies and help ensure decisions are made on the basis of growth strategies.
Competitor analysis refers to a range of techniques used to quantify and analyse the actions of other players in your market. A deep understanding of your competitors is essential for all businesses; understanding their strengths and weaknesses can help your business becomes more successful at gaining market share and satisfying the needs of its customers.
Talk to any business professional and they’ll stress the importance of market research. Before you start a firm or launch a product, it’s essential to test if the market will be receptive to your idea or you may find it impossible to make any sales.
Listen to small and medium sized businesses explain the importance of understanding your target customer and how this person changes over time.
Date: 27th June 2013 18:00-21:00
Location: Club Workspace Bankside