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Retail Consultants in London

We offer a personal and bespoke service to our customers anywhere in the UK.  Skyline offer a wide range of different services from advisory to hands on leadership, from business strategy development to strategy delivery for retailers of every size.  In terms of supporting charity retailers we have the industry leading charity retail review call skyline health check and the only specialist charity retail management training in the UK.

We typically work in close partnership with our clients to deliver improved business performance by combining original thinking, astute analysis and practical solutions.  The constant is everyone at Skyline is totally addicted to making a difference.

Our approach is defined by our belief that maximising potential is a combination of knowledge and experience.  So by combining MBA’s and CIPD’s with considerable practical retail experience gained from holding key leadership roles, directorships, and consultancy roles we have the experience and track record to produce sustainable results.

Testimonials and case studies available on request.


Skyline have an in-depth knowledge and wealth of experience of Charity Retail.  I can strongly recommend Skyline.  Dallas Pounds CEO Royal Trinity Hospice

Skyline they are refreshingly honest, good at engaging the teams they work with and most importantly consistently deliver outstanding results. Their knowledge of charity retail is exceptional, and they are equally comfortable on advisory and delivery. I would have no hesitation on strongly recommending Skyline to any charity. Kate Bull Executive Director Royal Voluntary Service

I was impressed by the wealth of experience and good information they brought to the table, the briefing they gave me at the end of the health check was invaluable.   Jane Bradshaw CEO St Teresa’s Hospice

Skyline devised a turnaround strategy and implement the resulting plan for our Resource retail business. Steve in particular who has demonstrated in-depth retail know-how, excellent engagement and communication with everyone including the board and executive team.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Skyline to other charities and social enterprises, whose consultancy input has really helped put Resource on a much firmer footing for the future.  Ian Merrill, Executive Director of Income & Commercial Development, Addaction

Skyline not only put the business on a sound footing but produced a first-class strategy to ensure future growth and profitability. The business has been transformed. If you want a real in-depth knowledge of Charity Retail, coupled with the leadership skills to turn around a charity business and like a totally honest approach then I would, without hesitation, recommend Skyline. It has been a pleasure to work with themRoy Leason Trustee St Catherine Hospice

It is with great pleasure to thank Barry and the team at Skyline Business Services for the work they carried out for Willowburn Hospice, the recommendation came from another hospice and we cannot be more pleased with the outcome of the time spent working with SkylineKatherine Luke Income Generation Manager Willowburn Hospice

I have found Skyline to be professional, responsive and straightforward to work with, I have no hesitation in recommending Skyline. The Health Check and Strategic Review have proved to be value for money and have certainly focused the hospice team.   Maureen Thompson, CEO Teesside Hospice Care Foundation

We have worked with Skyline on a couple of projects. the Skyline team have a huge amount of charity retail knowledge and were hugely insightful.  They were very professional, yet sensitive to the needs of a team of staff and volunteers. They worked in a very motivating and collegiate way.   New processes were underpinned with cost saving and through Barry and Steve’s knowledge and connections we had new income opportunities opened to us to. To sum up, Skyline are professional, bring a wealth of experience in Retail, project management and ecommerce, they are easy to work with and I would thoroughly recommend them.  Sam Husband Director of Finance & Performance North Devon Hospice.




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