Uber: the business traveller’s safety blanket

Uber: the business traveller’s safety blanket

Travelling through an unfamiliar country on business is a tiring and bewildering affair. One of the first, and arguably most frustrating, situations happens immediately after you land. Stumbling out of the arrivals hall, with little idea what time of day or night it is, not least where on earth your hotel is, it is tempting […]

Read

25. Adidas: Adidas x Parley

25. Adidas: Adidas x Parley

This blog forms part of our wider Brands Driving Positive Change blog series, we’ll be uploading a new post every week so keep checking back for the latest thoughts on what it means to be a force for good… It’s hard to make sustainable raw materials sound sexy. It’s even harder, however, to integrate them successfully and […]

Read

APG Awards 2017

APG Awards 2017

Last night’s sell-out ceremony marked the kick-off of the 2017 APG awards. The theme of this year’s awards: ‘Transformational thinking’. A number of different takes on what transformational thinking might and could mean were shared, along with speeches from inspirational and influential past prize winners, such as This Girl Can and 3 mobile’s #holidayspam. It […]

Read

The Pigeon and the Pint

The Pigeon and the Pint

Most good breweries will tell you that great beer starts with the finest ingredients. Timothy Taylor is one such brewery and maintains a very Yorkshire sounding principle of “not accepting second best”. Their Knowle Spring brewery sits on a natural artesian well, which provides them with a constant supply of pure Pennine spring water; water […]

Read

Imbibe Live: Sour power keeps on growing

Imbibe Live: Sour power keeps on growing

Last month saw the return of Imbibe Live!, Europe’s largest on-trade drinks exhibition. With exhibitors from the category’s biggest brands rubbing shoulders with the freshest start-ups, and industry experts sharing their wisdom, Imbibe Live! Is the place to discover the products and trends shaping the future of drinks. The Value Engineers sent along a couple of our […]

Read

One small step for story-telling…

One small step for story-telling…

What do a snowman, a penguin and the moon all have in common? All three are part of a long list of objects and tropes that have brought a tear to the nation’s eye thanks to the emotionally manipulative skills of John Lewis. Where once the red Coca-Cola lorry marked the start of the festive […]

Read

15 Snacking Trends for 2015!

15 Snacking Trends for 2015!

At The Value Engineers we like to keep our eye on the key trends shaping the food and drink industry and this time we’ve specifically focused on the snacking trends for 2015 and beyond! We believe that not all trends are equal and for every trend, there is often a counter-trend. From our experience, we […]

Read

What’s On Susannah’s Shelf? POPS

What’s On Susannah’s Shelf? POPS

Welcome to a new series within The Value Engineers blog “What’s On Sean’s Shelf?“. As a brand enthusiast and committed foodie I will be looking at the best new food brands that find their way onto my shelf. My discoveries might take place anywhere from supermarket shelves to street food markets, but of course I’d love […]

Read