Over the past twelve months, we have hosted a range of events across all sectors. We’ve invited senior management teams and leaders to share their views on the biggest issues affecting industries and the wider news agenda. Below, we wrap up some highlights of our events calendar.
Store closures in the US have reached 6,800 in the first three quarters of this year, climbing to an all-time high. The speed of the sector’s collapse has been labelled ‘apocalyptic’ by some business commentators. As UK retailers reel from economic volatility and fragile consumer confidence, should they brace themselves for a similar fate?
Amid the disruption experienced this year however, there’s another challenge the sector will be squaring up to in 2017 – digital transformation.
With consumers more informed, tech-literate and connected to retail businesses, omni-channel has now taken precedence as the future of the retail industry.
His most recent Interim roles include Chief Marketing Officer at Mitchells & Butlers and prior to that assignments at Weetabix, Benenden Healthcare and East Coast Main Line to mention a few...
Jonathan Flynn, Consultant at Odgers Interim comments on the retail sector...
Perspective interviews Andrew Villars, Senior Retail Executive and Programme Director.