The Special | Braking Point
In our latest episode of ‘The Special’ series, we bring listeners a special report from the US and Canada, as stores across both countries close their physical stores in response to the global pandemic.
Retailers across Europe have acutely impacted by the pandemic in recent weeks. Less so in North America: Until now. To find out more about the unfolding situation in both the U.S and Canada, The Retail Exchange host Dave Evans reports from New York as look at how the pandemic is affecting retailers on the other side of the Atlantic as physical stores close their doors.
He is joined by Bloomberg retail reporter, Jordyn Holman, and Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, to share a US perspective, while Craig Patterson, editor in chief of Retail Insider, discusses the challenges facing Canadian retailers as this turbulent time.
Running time 30:33
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.