What makes your business & brand special ?

Inspiring Difference

It’s what creates
Distance  to the competition
Closeness  to customers & colleagues
Commercial  impact to the bottom line


The return of the Great Western Railway

Re-defining a company with unique credentials from the past to lead a new purpose into the future and retain a valuable railway franchise in the present.

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The world’s first Social Distillery

Translating the idea of a whisky distillery enterprise for Harris, into physical reality from product and services to customer experience & beyond.

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“When I decided to discover the heartbeat of our business and create a brand vision for the UK’s most complex and historical train network…there was only 1 call I made. I have worked with Mark for over a decade and have complete confidence in his ability to cut through the ‘fog’ to create a culturally compelling brand narrative that inspires.”

Diane Burke, Exec Board – GWR

About Us

We act as brand counsel to big-thinking boards, entrepreneurs and equity investors, wanting to build more valued & valuable businesses & brands.

By defining a brand’s all-important Inspiring Difference, then helping to deliver it through internal company alignment, employee engagement, immersive customer experiences and stand-out content & communications programs.

A business & brand with clarity, cohesion & consistency.

“The Emporium helped us uniquely express what we do in a way that really energized the business and our people. They re-shaped how we see ourselves and what we do in the face of all opportunities and challenges presented to us. I think it’s also fair to say they helped “rhubarb” achieve a very healthy multiple.”

Pieter-Bas Jacobse, Managing Director- “rhubarb”


Leading-edge brand development using a simple 3-stage framework and a proven set of proprietary services & techniques


To build brands with clarity, cohesion, consistency & Inspiring Difference, please start a conversation.

0755 488 9575

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