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More fresh marketing nuggets : St Ives Group, ‘IMRG Knowledge Lounge’, Store closures in the Midlands

by on March 23, 2014

‘IMRG Knowledge Lounge’,  Store closures in the Midlands, St Ives Group - Exclusive ‘seven questions interview’


Exclusive ‘seven questions interview’ with Patrick Martell and Matt Armitage of the St Ives Group

by on March 22, 2014

I really enjoyed my interview with these two executives from the St Ives Group. Patrick Martell and Matt Armitage are totally focused on their expansion plans and looking at their half year results they are solidly on course. Their enthusiasm and determination is very obvious. I was particularly interested in their thoughts on ...

  • The future business split percentages for the St Ives Group.@StIvesGroup
  • The amount of time they spend finding and checking their potential acquisitions.
  • The way they allow their new individual management teams stay in place to operate the company

The future for the St Ives Group.  I want to thank Patrick and Matt who gave me their expertise and time. They came up with some really interesting stats etc. in their answers and it gave me a  more than useful article for our readers. Enjoy it. Editor


St Ives Group acquires search and digital agency Branded3

by on May 18, 2013

St Ives Group have announced the acquisition of leading search and digital agency Branded3 from co-founders Vin Chinnaraja and Patrick Altoft.

The acquisition of Branded3 is a continuation of St Ives’ strategy to create a complementary range of digital and marketing services that will enable the Group to add further value to existing and new clients and significantly strengthen its marketing services portfolio.

Branded3 has around 50 staff, with offices in central London and Leeds, and a strong B2C and B2B client base across a range of vertical sectors that covers entertainment, finance and travel and includes clients such as Vue Cinemas and City Index.


Patrick Martell, St Ives Group CEO, said: “We are delighted to be working with the Conservative Party ahead of its election campaign”

by on October 24, 2012

St Ives has won a multi-year agreement with the Conservative Party to deliver its print requirements in the lead-up to the General Election in 2015.

Following a competitive pitch process, St Ives Group has been appointed to provide print and print management solutions for the Conservative Party, utilising bespoke in-house Web2Print technology which will be branded  ‘BluePrint’ for the campaign.