05/12/2018 | retail,Christmas,Black Friday,future of retail,showrooming,Amazon pop up

What's in store for retail?

Retail is facing its biggest challenge to date with Amazon launching a number of pop up shops. If a new High Street retailer launched, what would this look like?


27/11/2018 | Environmental impact,minimise waste, ISO14001,recycling,reuse,packaging

Reduce, reuse or recycle?

Minimising our impact on the environment is a key objective for our business but also presents a challenge for us as a fulfilment provider, so we work proactively with clients to recommend ways in which we can help them reduce, reuse or recycle their packaging.


09/10/2018 | charity, fulfilment, ecommerce, fundraising pack collation, deposit scheme, gift aid calculations

Charity starts at home...

Providing charity response handling services since 2010, MRM is the approved fulfilment partner to some of the UK's leading charities. From fundraising pack collation through to school deposit scheme management and Gift Aid calculations - MRM manages it all in-house.


25/09/2018 | Institute of Promotional Marketing, IPM, COGS Awards, making it happen, Christmas, MRM, Mentos, Sport Relief

131,040 minutes and counting

With Christmas around the corner, the Client Services and Commercial team at MRM are already busy briefing in new campaigns to the elves within Operations.


18/09/2018 | MRM, promotional marketing, Institute of Promotional Marketing, campaign management, procurement, marketing services, shopper marketing

Big data, too many TV channels & consumer expectations - how the world has changed in 25 years

For the last chapter of our review of 25 years in the promotional marketing industry, we talk to 3 brand owners to get their thoughts on the changes they've seen.


10/08/2018 | Promotional Marketing, 25 years

Looking back on when we first met…you still turn me on!

These are rather provocative lyrics for a Friday afternoon, but as MRM is celebrating its 25th year of operation it seems rather appropriate as we still feel passionately about the UK promotional marketing industry!


09/05/2018 | Awards, entries, service provider, promotional marketing

Industry Awards – a judge’s perspective

As a business, we have seen huge value from entering (& winning!) some key industry awards over the years. Aside from the obvious PR opportunities, it’s a great way of checking how your brand and your products are measuring up. It will also flush out where you stand out from your competition and success provides a fabulous internal boost for staff morale…and that new business push.


26/02/2018 | The real cost of GDPR

What's the real cost of GDPR?

25th May 2018 is only 66 working days away and that doesn’t include the Easter break…


24/11/2016 | marketing services, Industry Awards, Promotional Marketing, IPM COGS

Our 2016 IPM Cogs Awards Wins!

MRM wins Grand Prix Trophy at 2016 Institute of Promotional Marketing ‘Cogs’ Marketing Services Awards.