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We are soon moving domain to www.meridianspshop.com

Posted by Adam Heath on 11th May 2018

We are soon moving domain to www.meridianspshop.com
We're moving from www.meridiansp.co.uk to www.meridianspshop.comAs part of our ongoing strategy to provide the very best products and services to the widest selection of quality focused customers possible we've decided to move domains.We haven't taken this decision lightly - the impact on how easy it is to find us through the search engines will be affected for a period while the new URL becomes familiar to Google and the others - but the decision is an important one which will provide us w
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New Product Development - the Designers' View

Posted by Meridian Design Team - Andy, Naomi, Gaz, Rachael on 9th Mar 2018

New Product Development - the Designers' View
In the last few months, the design department has been thoroughly busy designing, developing and producing a whole new product range hoping to feature in next year’s brochure. The final shortlist is more or less completed and we are planning to introduce over fifty new lines from the hundreds of prototypes we created. At Meridian we know how important it is to continually expand the stock packaging range - adding more gift packaging or filling out segments such as our popular hamper trays.
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You Can't Turn Up Empty Handed

Posted by The Meridian Elves on 15th Dec 2017

You Can't Turn Up Empty Handed
Lights strung, tree erected, turkey bought, wine selected, presents wrapped, glitter sprinkled, baubles strung, stockings hung, carrots out, sherry poured, carols from Kings, 'him' adored... When the dust settles (dust? what dust? everything's gleaming!) you could be forgiven for wondering whether you have the energy even to pour a gin and tonic. But Christmas Eve has arrived once again and the hardest part of the work is done, so there's cause for a little celebration. Ther
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Jolly Hockey Sticks - Selective pre-Christmas Merchandising Could Boost Sales Without Discounting

Posted by Adam Heath on 28th Nov 2017

Jolly Hockey Sticks - Selective pre-Christmas Merchandising Could Boost Sales Without Discounting
In the UK we've always preferred a full-blooded and some would say sane approach to retail marketing. Christmas is about a "hockey stick" shaped sales curve with consumers hitting the shops in increasing numbers as Christmas approaches. As demand remains high, prices hold, maximising returns at a critical time for all high street or online retailers. Then when consumers are fatigued and your winter stocks need moving to make way for what comes next, and with swathes of people at a loose end befo
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Important Information - posted November 2017

Posted by Adam Heath on 21st Nov 2017

Important Information  - posted November 2017
There are some things we need to tell you in this very busy time as we head towards Christmas. We have no doubt you're working incredibly hard just like us, to ensure that wonderful products hit the shelves at just the right time for the seasonal uplift. This is a critical time of year and we understand how important our service levels are to you being able to please your customers and make sales. To help make sure we're communicating effectively, please note: Our usual re-stocking
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