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.
The Special | Retail unwrapped
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.
The Special | Has it clicked?
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.