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Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 2014 - The Workplace Depot

Black Friday – Bag a Bargain

Posted under News on November 28, 2014

Black FridayIf you haven’t heard about Black Friday yet, you must have been living under a rock for the past week!

Black Friday was established by American Police who gave this name to the day after Thanksgiving during the 1950s and 1960s due to the crowds of shoppers that flooded the cities for the sales and football games.

In the UK however, Black Friday only really became present in 2010, until then us Brits would just … Read more

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ALDI – Park a little, spend a lot!

Posted under News, Press Release on November 26, 2014

car-parkingAccording to an article written earlier this year by the BBC, Aldi is now a household name and has ‘cracked the supermarket business.’

The bargain supermarket has achieved success through following five steps: basic store layout, selling unusual items, general ‘penny pinching’, satisfying middle-class shoppers and by ultimately being in the right place at the right time.

Aldi’s huge growth overlapped with the UK recession around 2007 and with their trademark cheap price, shoppers … Read more

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Recycle Your Christmas Waste

Posted under News, Recycling, Think Green on November 24, 2014

Christmas RecyclingWith Christmas fast approaching I think we should all take a minute to think about the waste we create at this time of the year and try to see if we can reduce this amount. After crawling the internet for facts and figures to back me up on this, I found some surprising statistics:

  • The amount of wrapping paper that is thrown away in the UK alone, would stretch to the moon.

  • One billion cards
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National Maintenance Week 2014

Posted under Health and safety, Security on November 21, 2014

MaintenanceEven though it’s a Friday, National Maintenance Week begins today until the 28th November. Having said this, the weekend is probably the perfect time to share some tips and tricks regarding DIY – as this is when most men, without trying to sound too stereotypical, are asked by their wives and girlfriends to get their tool kits out and fix the shelf that has been uneven for months, or put together a new flat … Read more

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Christmas is Coming!

Posted under Health and safety, News, Office on November 19, 2014

Christmas It’s just over five weeks to go until Christmas, only by writing this I think it has just started to hit me how close it is! After all, this year has flown by, what’s another five weeks?!

With this in mind, whether you are thinking about getting your home or your business in to the festive spirit, you are going to need supplies to deck the halls and trim your trees!

Personally, I think there … Read more

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Infamous Locker Room Songs

Posted under Amusing, Storage on November 18, 2014

Locker RoomI think we have established that the lockers here at The Workplace Depot are one of the more versatile products we can talk about, not to mention one of the most fun!

Have you read a couple of my personal favourite locker related posts?

Although the majority of these posts are … Read more

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