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.
Costa | Adam Dunt
In our latest episode, we sit down with Adam Dunt, Global Creative Design Lead at Costa Coffee. He talks coffee culture and explains how the right kind of design can create a warm, welcoming space that truly connects with the local communities the brand serves.
2020 | Year in review
As 2020 rolls to a close, our final podcast episode of the year reflects on the year that was. A year in retail, like no other. Special co-hosts Karl McKeever and Natalie Berg reflect on the past year in retail and look ahead at what’s to come in what everyone hopes will be a brighter 2021.
The Special | Moveable feast
Grocery retail has stepped up to the plate in 2020. In the final episode of ‘The Special’ from The Retail Exchange podcast, we discuss this year’s explosive growth in eCommerce across the sector, as shoppers ready themselves to shop online for their festive food favourites.