Since January 2012 alone, it has taken on 17 new recruits in a variety of disciplines across the business – from account management, to finance, design and marketing, and now has over 40 full time employees, an increase of 90% since the same time last year.
By expanding their workforce, it has enabled the company to offer a holistic branding solution for its clients – offering a wide spectrum of services from promotional merchandise, to print and digital marketing.
Digital has been a key growth area in recent years, which has seen the company offer online solutions for their clients’ branded merchandise requirements. Designed and developed completely in-house, their flagship CO3 technology offers clients an online ordering solution to improve and manage the procurement, storage, ordering, fulfillment and distribution of their branded merchandise. The company has now developed over 15 CO3 websites, live in over 30 countries throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Recent CO3 projects have included developing bespoke online Giftshops for several of the UK’s top ten Universities, including University of Manchester and Manchester Business School.
Outside of the University sector, private sector clients have also seen the benefits of the CO3 system which is now live for its clients in a number of different industries, from the manufacturing sector, to property, and for well-known consumer brands.
Darren Cohen, Creative Emporium’s managing director, commented, “2012 was a fantastic year for us. We’ve continued to build on our reputation for service excellence, and have continued to win new business with blue chip organisations and high profile brands, as well as retain our long-standing customers as a result. We’re confident that 2013 will be an even better year for Creative Emporium, with some exciting developments in the pipeline”.
For more information, please visit: www.creativeemporium.co.uk (http://www.creativeemporium.co.uk/
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Notes to Editors:
Creative Emporium, part of Infinity Incorporated, was founded in 1998 and has rapidly grown to become one of the UK’s leading branding companies, delivering a broad range of services including promotional merchandise, corporate clothing and uniforms, print fulfilment and point of sale. Their goal is to provide ‘The Complete Branding Solution’, and supporting each of these services is a capability in web design and development, graphic design and strategic marketing, that helps build brands by creating awareness and connecting them with their target audience to encourage purchase behaviour. Today, it employs a team of 42, including a mix of dedicated account and project managers, talented creatives and experienced marketing specialists, with a client portfolio featuring leading trade and consumer brands, retailers, and manufacturers, in the UK, EMEA and worldwide.
Its ethos is to put innovation at the forefront of everything. Working with national and international clients, it has created a bespoke online ordering system, CO3. Designed and developed completely in-house by its award-winning web team, it has revolutionised the ordering of merchandise and marketing materials – being a client’s ‘virtual marketing manager’, allowing for quick and simple call off of stock from anywhere in the world. This system is already in place with several of its blue chip clients in over 30 countries throughout the EMEA.