Another excellent and well attended Business Breakfast at Wigan Youth Zone with the return of Roberto Martinez, former Wigan Athletic Football Club manager who is now, via a couple of years at Everton, the manager of Belgium's national side. Belgium were the first side to qualify for next year's world cup in Russia and are … Continue reading Martinez back at Wigan!
bd2 was once again delighted to support this year’s Wigan 10K both as a sponsor, by providing the brand and website, and as participants. Well at least some staff and associates ran in the somewhat damp conditions this year, so a ‘well done’ goes to Project Manger Rory and his wife Kerry, Office Manager Bryony’s … Continue reading 10k+5Y=3000
Hats off once again to our longstanding client Ralawise, suppliers of clothing to the garment decoration industry, who have posted their latest set of results with revenues passing the £120 million mark for the first time. Pre-tax profits also increased and the head count rose to over 500. It’s another record year for the business … Continue reading Ralawise goes from strength to strength
Visual communication has been around for some 20,000 years or so, from when someone decided to decorate his cave in Lascaux with pictures of his intended next meal. Ancient civilisations, including the Egyptians and Aztecs, developed hieroglyphics – or logographic scripts - over 3,000 years ago. The concept of branding probably stems from the heraldic … Continue reading The most important square centimetre in business.
As the use of technology in our day to day lives, from the internet to tablets and smart phones, continues to grow (The Office for National Statistics shows that 99% of 16 to 34 year olds are using the internet for example) our expectation of the user experience is naturally elevated by the best exemplars. … Continue reading Enterprise UX
The saying 'never talk about religion or politics' is often well advised, but given that everyone seems to be talking about little else other than the latter, there's another well known saying that starts 'if you can't beat them...' I've always had a soft spot for Andy Burnham, ever since he backed our 'Creative Wigan' … Continue reading “This is Manchester. We do things differently here.” Anthony H Wilson
Unicorns - as well as being a mythical creatures with large pointy horns mentioned by the ancient Greeks, various writers including Strabo, Pliny the Younger and Aelian, The Bible and featuring in My Little Pony - is also the name given to a company, usually a start-up, that doesn't have an established performance record but … Continue reading Fantastic or Fantasy?