RETAIL TRANSFORMATION INSIGHTVIEWS & NEWS
Digital has transformed retail – and will continue to do so. But, in many ways, digital has provided a fog that has confused some retailers and caused them to launch into doing many “digital” things. But this episode’s special guest, Lee Woodard, believes there is a difference between truly “being digital” and just “doing digital” – and this is critical to understand.
With our current and continuing challenging market, it’s important for retailers to build the right strategy. It’s an essential part of the transformation journey as your transformation should be aligned to deliver that strategy. But there are many commonly made mistakes with strategy, so in this episode, discover my 10 big strategy mistakes that you must avoid.
With the world of retail changing so much, it’s increasingly important to be able to create effective relationships between retailers and their suppliers – particularly when collaboration is needed to make the operation work and perform. In this episode, experienced retailer and now MD of Openpay in the UK, Andy Harding, explains what can be done to make this relationship more successful.
Why do customers choose you? If you’re looking to improve customer experience and you don’t understand the logic that customers make, then you’re only going to be guessing at the solution. Richard Hammond and Rocky Howard, co-founders of Uncrowd, explain what will delight your customers and what will frustrate them. Discover how you can start balancing friction and reward to improve your CX by listening now.
Customers have so much choice in today’s retail market. But, we’ve never truly understood why a customer would choose to shop with us rather than a competitor – that perhaps has a very similar proposition or offer. Traditional customer analytics tools and systems don’t give us the answer, so instead, Richard Hammond and Rocky Howard, co-founders of Uncrowd, are here to help you understand what’s going on in a shopper’s head so you can learn how to win more customers.
Retail is challenging and retailers must change or die. If you’re looking to make complex changes or transformations, just “winging it” won’t work. Instead, you’ll need to add more structure in the form of project management. But you don’t want it to be excessively bloated and bureaucratic for the fast paced and highly competitive retail market. So, discover 6 essential elements that your project teams must focus on so they can deliver change and improvement to your organisation.
Sustainability presents one of the biggest challenges that humans and retail have ever had to face. There are many facets of sustainability – but the ability to protect and save our planet is perhaps the most pressing and critical. Join the host of the Retail Transformation Show podcast, Oliver Banks, to discover why the future of the retail industry might end up being only half of what it is today.
Taking on a transformation needs a different mindset and a culture that welcomes and encourages change. If you’re looking at building a transformation team, then you must hear about the 4Ps of building successful teams. Listen now to get clear and actionable tips to help build a winning culture and team.
The Internet of Things (or IoT) is one of the technological developments that could significantly transform retail. It will connect the whole store together and offers a huge opportunity for collecting data and optimising the shopping trip. Joe Jensen, General Manager for the Retail Solutions Division at Intel, joins Oliver Banks and tells us more about IOT.
There have been some huge changes and challenges for retail recently. So, in this episode, Oliver Banks speaks to Chris Brook Carter, the MD and SVP of Retail Week and the World Retail Congress. Take advantage of Chris’s unique helicopter view about how retail has and continues to change.