Simone Sweeney, vice president – global retail development for LEGO joins host Ben Bland to explain why discovery, joy and play are so important in physical retail experiences.
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LEGO is one of the most recognised toy brands in the world. In this edition of ‘The Interview’, business broadcaster Ben Bland sits down with Simone Sweeney, Vice President of Global Retail Development for LEGO Group. Originally recorded at World Retail Congress 2018 in Madrid earlier this year, she explains why discovery, joy and play are so important in physical retail experiences.
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.