With its traditional anchor tenant – the department store – struggling and a growing shift towards smaller but better retail experiences, are gigantic shopping centre developments still relevant?
Shopping malls are where you can find everything under one roof. They have been with us for decades, but are these – usually gigantic – developments still as relevant as they once were? How will mall owners keep enticing shoppers in the years ahead? Will the big anchor store still be the big draw? And what will the mall experience of tomorrow look like? In our latest episode, broadcaster Ben Bland sits down with senior industry thinkers to discuss. The guest panel features Myf Ryan, Chief Marketing Officer for Westfield, Emma Robinson, Assistant Director of Asset Management at Hammerson and Nick Guy, Director at architect firm, CallisonRTKL.
In this special festive episode, we explore the story of this year’s Macy’s Christmas window campaign. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to New York for an exclusive interview with the retailer’s national director of window presentation, Roya Sullivan, to learn more about the challenge of managing windows for one of the world’s most iconic department stores.
In this special episode, we explore the story of footwear brand Allbirds. Guest host Karl McKeever travels to San Francisco for an exclusive interview with the brand’s head of global retail operations, Travis Boyce, to learn more about this increasingly popular shoe brand with sustainability at its heart.
In this special episode, recorded at Tech. Festival 2019, we meet Josh Bottomley, global head of digital, data and development at HSBC. He sits down with guest host Jason Bradbury to explore the tech challenges for retail banking in the digital world.