RETAIL TRANSFORMATION INSIGHTVIEWS & NEWS
Many retailers are increasingly talking and thinking about Agile. The pandemic has caused much uncertainty and required businesses to move at pace and remain flexible. So, Agile has become a key focus. But it’s also easy to misunderstand and there are plenty of mistakes and pitfalls to avoid too. So, Agile coach and trainer, Laurens Bonnema, joins Oliver Banks to help you understand Agile for retail.
Many of the recent success stories from retailers have been from new, “pureplay” retailers that have traded only through eCommerce channels. With companies like Amazon, Asos, and Gymshark leading the way, there are elements and behaviours that traditional retailers can learn from and take action. To help traditional retailers behave like pureplay e-commerce retailers, consultant Sarah Morris joins Oliver Banks to highlight the differences and opportunities.
We all know the elephant in the room when it comes to reflecting on 2020. But also with hindsight, we see key themes and can connect the trends together. Join Oliver Banks on this look pack at the past 12 months with some of the key stories and additional expert opinion. The retail review of the year that was 2020 will help you understand what just happened. And what to look out for in 2021.
We continue to face a volatile world that provides more and new challenges. So, to become more resilient to these challenges we must plan for multiple scenarios. But these can be difficult, inconvenient and uncomfortable for us – so just don’t do it. In this podcast episode, Dr Jackie Mulligan joins to explore the why and how disruptive and creative thinking will get you prepared for the future of retail in 2021.
Current volatility makes it hard to make specific predictions but there are key themes to look out for in retail transformation. Retail in 2021 promises also be full of uncertainty. However, these same themes or trends have been growing steadily in 2020 and now must be tailored for your local retail market and specific customer base. Discover the 10 retail transformation themes to get ready for 2021.
As we become more data-driven, we add more and more KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) as metrics to manage the whole business. But do you have the perfect KPIs? Or will you fall into one of the many metric related pitfalls? In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show podcast, join Oliver Banks and discover the essential factors to define your perfect KPIs to drive success.
Amazon have polarised the retail market in many ways over the past few years. They've pushed the innovation boundaries and raised the bar for customer expectations. They have earnt repeat business that makes any retailer enviable. But, they've also caused pain and...
Pop up stores have been a huge trend in the retail industry. Retailers and brands have surged to host short term, exciting stores - both physical pop up shops and digital pop up initiatives too. In this podcast episode, dive into what makes pop up stores successful...
Supply chains create competitive advantages in the changing retail landscape. Everyone can see and understand the importance of retailers being able to effectively and reliably put products in the right place at the right time. But we’ve also seen the importance of having an agile supply chain. In this podcast episode, we’re exploring this with supply chain expert, Gary Newbury.
Retail continues to evolve at pace and retailers must continue to transform. So, in celebration of the podcast’s 2nd birthday, we’re reviewing the best bits from the past 12 months. This is part 2 and you’ll hear expert opinion, strategies, tips and tactics and advice from the host, Oliver Banks, and a number of the special guests who have joined the Retail Transformation Show. Listen now to the best bits, highlights and golden nuggets that featured over the previous episodes.