A Journey of Discovery & Opportunity

LaunchPad° is a consultancy that specialises in Business Development for Start Up’s and established SME’s.  We can take care of planning, targeting, securing and managing UK & EU channels to market.  Not only do we help businesses from within the UK but also those based outside the UK that want to grow – we help you cross international borders to achieve profitable growth in new markets – connecting your business with 500 million consumers who want quality goods & services.

LaunchPad° adds value to your business by providing excellent return on investment for expansion projects. We provide a cost effective solution to businesses that want to grow but lack resource or expertise to do so; LaunchPad° has the expertise to help guide you through every step of the journey and can create a solution specifically to meet your needs.

You can now progress those innovative growth plans and product launches where previously resources may have held you back. Together, your progress is unstoppable.

Click ‘Clients’ to see how LaunchPad° has already helped businesses to grow and expand in the UK & Europe.

Channels of Expertise

  UK and Ireland

DIY Trade/Retail

Including:
B&Q
Screwfix
Homebase
Robert Dyas
BigDug
ToolStation

Mass
Merchant

Including:
Argos
Wilkinson
Currys PC World

Office
Products/FM

Including:
Staples
Banner Business Solutions
Evo Group
Spicers
Lyreco
Office Depot
Misco

Club and Cash & Carry

Including:
Costco
Makro

Grocery and Retail

Including:
Tesco
Asda
Lidl
Sainsbury’s

Specialist
Online

Including:
Amazon
Safe.co.uk
ebay

Locksmith
Distribution

Including:
SecuriKey
Aldridge Security
SKS
Duffells

Industrial
Supply

Including:
RS Computers
CPC
KEY Industrial

Europe

Germany and Austria

Including:
Security Distributors
Security Organisations & End Users

Belgium

Including:
Safety & Commercial Security Distributors & End Users

Netherlands

Including:
Safety & Commercial Security Distributors & End Users

Italy

Including:
Security Distributors
Security Organisations & End Users

Built for Success

LaunchPad° is developed around a philosophy of understanding the end user customer and working backwards to ensure all requirements are met to deliver a high quality experience for the customer.

The founder, Mark Hawkins, has worked directly with a number of high profile brands for more than 20 years, helping to grow their market presence through profitable sales across a number of different channels in the UK & Europe. Most of these brands are predominantly head quartered in the USA and Mark has helped them grow in international markets.

Service & Solutions – Adding Value

LaunchPad° is able to guide, support and action all activities required to enter and grow within the UK and European markets. From securing stat-up finance to opening channels of distribution or starting up an international operation – LaunchPad° can provide a service suited to your business to ensure you receive a return on your investment and meet your goals/objectives.

Support Activities

Start-Up Finance

Management Accounts

Human Resource Management

Technology Development

Procurement

Primary Activities

Sales & Marketing

Inbound Logistics

Operations

Outbound Logistics

Service