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MC&Co consult globally to home interior and lifestyle businesses. We help businesses to balance the key elements of Brand, Customer and Trend to create innovative and commercial product strategies.

Our propriety, scientific process ensures that our clients create and maintain profit focused, sustainable and authentically differentiated products within a fast-paced fashion environment.

There are 3 key components of our process.

Diagnostic + Trend Intelligence + Experience


  • We have a detailed approach to understand both the business and market challenges
  • We provide a systematic way to prioritise business pain points

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Trend Intelligence

  • We help identify global trends
  • We provide a systematic approach to categorising trend
  • Our intelligence helps align trend with customers
  • Identifies commercial relevance
  • Identifies trend lifecycle

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  • MC&Co have a proven track record of managing merchandise teams
  • We have 30+ years experience of global and local product development.
  • We provide an intimate understanding of industries inner workings

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  • An in-depth look at Trend Intelligence
  • A practical approach to Product development and Assortment Planning
  • We provide Tailored Facilitation

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  • Annual Interior Lifestyle Forecast
  • Report on International Trade Fairs
  • Graphic Trends Report
  • Tailored Keynote Addresses

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Product Consulting

  • We deliver results on time, on budget.
  • We lead and become part of your team
  • We work from ‘handhold’ to hand over.
  • Project or retainer programs are offered.

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Where have we been seen?

Our product developments have been seen in these world-class retailers.


“Michael is a wonderfully inspiring international brand and product development "guru" when it comes to working within the homewares, furniture, and lighting arenas..”

Linda Simpson

Imagination Network

“Michael has highly developed skills in product development, which he manages through a series of meticulous processes ensuring product adaptation and alignment with target market as well as disciplined compliance with range assortment plans..”

Iain Campbell – Former Managing Director

Strandbags Group

“MC&Co's robust process of identifying and interpreting global trend is second to none. The level of detail in and commercial application of their process is profit focus and relevant from a market leading position. love their work..”

Danni Hosking Haley-Head of Homeware

Country Road

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