GEORGE’S BLOG

Thank Your Customers

When is the last time you thanked your customers for the orders they place with you? It amazes me how many companies take for granted the money that customers spend that provides for jobs and lifestyles, but don't bother to acknowledge where the monies come from. Do...

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Be “Kreative” with your MARKETING

Gordon Brown, the proprietor of a terrific butchers in Clarkston came into see us at TPS the other day and while he was waiting on his order, we indulged in the usual chat about the current trade and got onto the subject of “Selling products LOUD & PROUD”.He was...

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Richmond Sausages are No.1- But why?

The Richmond brand is the biggest selling sausage in the UK; but why is that?  Is it the slick advertising, convenience, taste or just the cost? If you are a butcher, chef, or a food lover you would no doubt agree that this particular brand is basically, by any...

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V is for Vegan

V is for Vegan, and should not be for Vile The other day my attention was diverted to our Facebook page, where one of our customers was vilely attacked on their shop page by an individual we will assume was a “viral vegan”, who was most liberal with the word...

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International Women’s Day

Why should we have an “International Women’s Day”? Women have come a very long way over hundreds’ of years fighting for the same rights as their male counterparts, but still they have a way to go in some sectors in business. But in the meat trade, especially here in...

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Selling “IS” the oldest profession in the world

In my long career in sales, I have often wondered why “SELLING” scares so many people into instantly saying no when approached with something new. Now I fully understand that double glazing and pushy second hand car sales-men have ruined the reputation of the sales...

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Welcome to our first ever post!

First of all please let me introduce myself; my name is George Murphy, a time-served butcher who launched TPS in the economic meltdown of 2009 when the banking industry was imploding and bringing the rest of us down with them! Starting with only 3 customers, we have...

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