Ahold Delhaize’s director of innovation talks about the challenges that lie ahead as grocery retailers seek to redefine the category and why the shopper must remain at the heart of innovation.
‘The Interview’ is The Retail Exchange’s series of in-depth interviews with leading figures from the world of retail. In this special edition, recorded at NRF Big Show 2018, business broadcaster Ben Bland talks to Jason Breazeale, Director of Innovation for Ahold Delhaize. He discusses the challenges of grocery retail as the direction moves away from being simply functional transactions to delivering a seamless, life-orientated retail experience for the shopper, regardless of channel.
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