The Special | Feed the Nation
In ‘The Special’ series, we explore how the pandemic is affecting food retailers. Our guests try to make sense of the volatile, fast moving and hugely complex situation facing grocery retail.
No one has ever seen anything like this. An unprecedented crisis demands unprecedented responses. In our first episode of ‘The Special’ series, we explore how the Covid-19 outbreak is affecting grocery retailers. What are some of the biggest issues facing retailers right now, and how are they tackling them?
Host Martin Popplewell is joined by a series of guests, as we try to make sense of the volatile, fast moving and hugely complex situation that’s challenging major multiples, symbol group and independent convenience retailers alike. Featuring Luke Tugby, editor of Retail Week, Ronan Hegarty, news editor of The Grocer, Greg Deacon, chief operating officer of NFRN, Mike Exley, former Head of Logistics at Morrisons, and Craig Summers, managing director of Manhattan Associates. We’re also joined by Jean McCabe, chair of Retail Excellence Ireland to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on Irish retailers.
Running time 54:17
Costa | Adam Dunt
In our latest episode, we sit down with Adam Dunt, Global Creative Design Lead at Costa Coffee. He talks coffee culture and explains how the right kind of design can create a warm, welcoming space that truly connects with the local communities the brand serves.
2020 | Year in review
As 2020 rolls to a close, our final podcast episode of the year reflects on the year that was. A year in retail, like no other. Special co-hosts Karl McKeever and Natalie Berg reflect on the past year in retail and look ahead at what’s to come in what everyone hopes will be a brighter 2021.
The Special | Moveable feast
Grocery retail has stepped up to the plate in 2020. In the final episode of ‘The Special’ from The Retail Exchange podcast, we discuss this year’s explosive growth in eCommerce across the sector, as shoppers ready themselves to shop online for their festive food favourites.