Welcome to FKP consultancy 

Welcome to FKP consultancy 

Who are we? We are a management consultancy focused on the retail sector, specifically focused on merchandising with a hint of buying. Faika Khurram is currently busy putting this site together, getting the logo done, making lots of templates and just making this site...
The battle of extra options into assortments

The battle of extra options into assortments

We have all been there. You have had an amazing season, sales have been strong, there seems to be more growth coming your way and there is so much product out there that adding a few extra options wouldn’t hurt….or would it? I’ve yet to work for a company where I...
How to get the best out of your team

How to get the best out of your team

In my time across many businesses, I have worked with many different people, worked with a whole host of characters and have managed many different personalities. I don’t want to say I was the best boss in the world, but I had a team which delivered, I had little...
Festival fever – how do you keep up with the trends?

Festival fever – how do you keep up with the trends?

I have been a festival goer for some time now, my quest for enjoying music has led me from camping over a 3 day period, to going to many day festivals. The main purpose – for pure fun and enjoyment. Yesterday I was at V festival in Hylands Park taking my firm...
Range planning – the need for Building Blocks

Range planning – the need for Building Blocks

First of all let me explain myself when I say ‘range planning’. Some may think this is planning a range, putting all the details on a worksheet of some kind (many of which retailers refer to as ‘line details’), putting all the products together, showing them to the...
WSSI – My tips for better stock management

WSSI – My tips for better stock management

I’m not sure why this is the first thing I thought would be the best to write about…but then again in my mind, a WSSI is one of the most important tools you can have as a retail business so it needs to be the one thing you are thoroughly behind. I have worked in...