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Month: January 2014

Award Season has arrived.

Award Season has arrived.

Red carpet season is well and truly under way, with every film, tv and music star at the ready, tissues in hand, speech rehearsed to look like it’s not rehearsed. So here at Ringtons HQ, we dedcided to jump into the spirit of Awards Season […]

The January Taste Test

The January Taste Test

By Danielle   Strawberries and Cream Infusion If you read last week’s blog, you’ll know I’m not a fan of hot fruit – in any form. So I was not entirely looking forward to tasting the Strawberry and Cream loose tea from our Signature range, […]

Meet the Team!

Meet the Team!

Happy New Year Ringtonians!

Welcome to 2014. We’re sure this is going to be a fantastic year for us here at Ringtons and we hope it is for you too.

As many of you will know, the Ringtons online shop has only been in operation for a few short years and has been mostly reactive to our current customers needs. We’re pleased to say that we’ve brought together a new team and their sole job is to make the website the best it can be. That means making it easier to use, introducing new products and giving you engaging and interesting content.

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Meet the team

Amanda is our Business Development Manager for Ecommerce and the newest addition to the team. She’s worked in the business for 8 years and has lots of Ringtons knowledge! Her job is to move the website forward and make it bigger and better.

Amanda.jpgAlso known as: The Boss.

Favourite tea: Green Tea with citrus

Favourite Biscuit: Brazil Biscuits

Likes: Cooking, Travelling & anything American

Hates: Doing the dishes

Favourite quote: Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you’ll be a success.

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Danielle is our Ecommerce Executive and has been with Ringtons for over a year. She specialises in Digital Marketing and Social Media. She works “behind the scenes” of the website on the nuts and bolts of it. If there are errors, she’s the one who works with our developers to fix them.

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Also known as: The Techy one

Favourite tea: Peppermint

Favourite Biscuit: Triple Chocolate Cookies

Likes: Writing, vintage and hats.

Hates: Hot fruit – it’s just wrong.

Favourite Quote: Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston Churchill

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Andrew is currently at University studying Business Management.  He’s taking a year out to experience working in a local business. His input is invaluable and he works on many different elements of the website, like making sure that we have the right information about products for and that all the stock is where it should be.

Andrew.jpgAlso known as: The Intern

Favourite Tea: Signature English Breakfast

Favourite Biscuit: Triple Chocolate Cookies

Likes: Travelling, sports – especially cricket and football

Hates: Counting stock

Favourite Quote: Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected – Steve Jobs

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Michelle is our dispatcher. She packs the orders and sends them out and runs the warehouse like a tight ship. She liaises with our couriers, and deals with weekly deliveries from our central warehouse. She likes a very strong cup of tea made in the biggest cup known to mankind.

Michelle.jpgAlso known as: The Dispatcher

Favourite Tea:Kenyan Gold/ Extra Fresh

Favourite Biscuit: Shortbread rounds

Likes: Life, cars, music, the sun – not the newspaper!

Hates: Arrogance and rudeness

Favourite quote: Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

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Amanda 2 is starting with us in late January. She’s worked with us before and is now back in a new role as Head of Loose Tea Packing. She controls the stock, packing and presentation of all our loose teas. We’re glad to have her back!

Amanda2.jpgAlso known as: Tea Queen

Favourite Tea: Bird of Paradise

Favourite Biscuit: Fruit & Lemon

Likes: Spending time with my daughter, hot baths, fluffy slippers

Hates: Tuna

Favourite Quote: Imagination is more important than knowledge – Albert Einstein

So that’s the team! If you have any questions for us you can comment on the blog or email web@ringtons.co.uk.