As the hunger for change in grocery retail grows, our guests explore the problems with traditional business models and the opportunities that exist to rethink our supermarkets.
Supermarket sales are predicted to hit £197bn by 2021. As the hunger for change in the sector grows, assumptions that have underpinned the business models of the big grocery retail players for so many years no longer hold true. Evolving shopper habits, ongoing cost pressures, increased competition and further consolidation. In our latest episode, we examine what the future could look like for grocery. Broadcaster Ben Bland sits down with senior industry thinkers to discuss the challenges that exist, as well as the opportunities to rethink the role of the supermarket. The guest panel features Karl McKeever, Founder and Managing Director of Visual Thinking, Sarah Fairhurst, Design Director at Dalziel & Pow and Michael Heanue, Joint Managing Director of M Worldwide.
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In our latest episode, we look at the business of 25 December, analysing advertising campaigns and the likely impact on retail footfall during what will be a very different Christmas 2020. Plus we look ahead to the key trends for the year ahead.
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In this new episode of ‘The Special’ we look at how e-commerce playbooks have evolved in recent months, and what it will take for retailers and brands to win online during what promises to be a very different Christmas 2020.
Hotel Chocolat | Angus Thirlwell
In our latest episode, we sit down with Angus Thirlwell, CEO and Co-founder of Hotel Chocolat. He talks to Martin Popplewell about the business response to the global pandemic, the realities of ‘Retail Darwinism’ and its growing online sales and global appeal.