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Design thinking: your way to a better business

UK Patents Creativity Design Thinking Innovation Industrial Strategy - image courtesy of Pixabay.
Posted on 12 Mar 2019 by Nick Peters
Dr Paul Stead of Brewery Group is not just a regular columnist in The Manufacturer magazine. Paul has also helped some of the biggest names in global manufacturing design not just better products but the business processes that shape them. Now he wants to do the same for UK manufacturers.

Achieving price increases: Helping industrials in an uncertain 2019

The Pricing Forum 2018 - image courtesy of Simon-Kucher & Partners.
Executives in the UK industrial sector start 2019 facing a messy Brexit process. They have the difficult task of sustaining profitability while preparing contingency plans for potential supply chain disruption, inflation, further currency fluctuations and tariffs. However, in a challenging business environment, it’s all the more important to focus on an effective pricing strategy.