Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks https://obandco.uk Retail Operational Improvement with Oliver Banks Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:24:42 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 https://obandco.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/site-identity-150x150.png Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks https://obandco.uk 32 32 The retail market is experiencing great disruption - from increased customer expectations, fierce competition and tough trading environments over multiple channels. Every week, join me, Oliver Banks, a retail transformation specialist, to get a bag full of insight, inspiration and ideas to kick start your performance. <br /> <br /> You’ll pick up actionable tips and tactics to lead successful change – whether that’s developing lean operating models, improving customer experience, driving digital transformation or seizing omni-channel opportunities. <br /> <br /> So, if your passionate about retail transformation and you lead critical retail change projects & programmes, then this is the podcast for you. <br /> <br /> The Retail Transformation Show is brought to you by Oliver Banks, Director at OB&Co Ltd. Find out more at obandco.uk. Oliver Banks clean episodic Oliver Banks oliver.banks@obandco.uk oliver.banks@obandco.uk (Oliver Banks) Deliver retail transformation to improve profitability and delight your customers Retail Transformation Show with Oliver Banks https://obandco.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Retail-Transformation-Show-with-Oliver-Banks-Artwork.jpg https://obandco.uk UK Weekly 070: Working Effectively With Suppliers https://obandco.uk/070-working-effectively-with-suppliers/ Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:40:32 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=206021 https://obandco.uk/070-working-effectively-with-suppliers/#respond https://obandco.uk/070-working-effectively-with-suppliers/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/070-working-effectively-with-suppliers/">070: Working Effectively With Suppliers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks 36:55 069: How To Win Customers (part 2) https://obandco.uk/069-how-to-win-customers-part-2/ Mon, 17 Feb 2020 11:51:25 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=206005 https://obandco.uk/069-how-to-win-customers-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/069-how-to-win-customers-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/069-how-to-win-customers-part-2/">069: How To Win Customers (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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, 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. Oliver Banks clean 36:45 068: How To Win Customers (part 1) https://obandco.uk/068-how-to-win-customers-part-1/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:45:53 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205981 https://obandco.uk/068-how-to-win-customers-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/068-how-to-win-customers-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/068-how-to-win-customers-part-1/">068: How To Win Customers (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks clean 29:59 067: Managing Retail Projects Successfully https://obandco.uk/067-managing-retail-projects-successfully/ Mon, 03 Feb 2020 16:42:41 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205958 https://obandco.uk/067-managing-retail-projects-successfully/#respond https://obandco.uk/067-managing-retail-projects-successfully/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/067-managing-retail-projects-successfully/">067: Managing Retail Projects Successfully</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks clean 24:30 066: Profit vs. Planet https://obandco.uk/066-profit-vs-planet/ Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:01:45 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205944 https://obandco.uk/066-profit-vs-planet/#respond https://obandco.uk/066-profit-vs-planet/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/066-profit-vs-planet/">066: Profit vs. Planet</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks clean 32:17 065: Building Winning Transformation Teams https://obandco.uk/065-building-winning-transformation-teams/ Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:05:44 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205926 https://obandco.uk/065-building-winning-transformation-teams/#respond https://obandco.uk/065-building-winning-transformation-teams/feed/ 0 <p>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. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/065-building-winning-transformation-teams/">065: Building Winning Transformation Teams</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks clean 26:38 064: How IOT Will Change Retail https://obandco.uk/064-how-iot-will-change-retail/ Mon, 13 Jan 2020 05:00:56 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205897 https://obandco.uk/064-how-iot-will-change-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/064-how-iot-will-change-retail/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/064-how-iot-will-change-retail/">064: How IOT Will Change Retail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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. 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. Oliver Banks clean 29:57 063: What You Must Know About Retail Today https://obandco.uk/063-what-you-must-know-about-retail-today/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 05:00:06 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205879 https://obandco.uk/063-what-you-must-know-about-retail-today/#respond https://obandco.uk/063-what-you-must-know-about-retail-today/feed/ 0 <p>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.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/063-what-you-must-know-about-retail-today/">063: What You Must Know About Retail Today</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 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 ho... 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. Oliver Banks clean 30:05 062: Retail Trends For 2020 https://obandco.uk/062-retail-trends-for-2020/ Mon, 30 Dec 2019 16:37:35 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205860 https://obandco.uk/062-retail-trends-for-2020/#respond https://obandco.uk/062-retail-trends-for-2020/feed/ 0 <p>As we start a new year, it's time to dust off the crystal ball and take a look at some of the big themes and trends that will be big in retail in 2020. From improving financial health to sustainability, it looks like a central retail trend for 2020 will be that of transformation. Join Oliver Banks in this podcast episode to discover what the next year could look like for the retail industry.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/062-retail-trends-for-2020/">062: Retail Trends For 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> As we start a new year, it's time to dust off the crystal ball and take a look at some of the big themes and trends that will be big in retail in 2020. From improving financial health to sustainability, it looks like a central retail trend for 2020 wil... As we start a new year, it's time to dust off the crystal ball and take a look at some of the big themes and trends that will be big in retail in 2020. From improving financial health to sustainability, it looks like a central retail trend for 2020 will be that of transformation. Join Oliver Banks in this podcast episode to discover what the next year could look like for the retail industry. Oliver Banks clean 26:16 061: Review Of The Year 2019 https://obandco.uk/061-review-of-the-year-2019/ Mon, 23 Dec 2019 16:30:19 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205847 https://obandco.uk/061-review-of-the-year-2019/#respond https://obandco.uk/061-review-of-the-year-2019/feed/ 0 <p>Retail in 2019 has continued to be a turbulent ride. From struggling companies, to literal firefighting. And from lie detector tests to the political landscape. There have been some major news in the sector. Join Oliver Banks in this podcast episode to listen now to recall the biggest stories from 2019 and what they mean for you and retail in 2020.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/061-review-of-the-year-2019/">061: Review Of The Year 2019</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail in 2019 has continued to be a turbulent ride. From struggling companies, to literal firefighting. And from lie detector tests to the political landscape. There have been some major news in the sector. Retail in 2019 has continued to be a turbulent ride. From struggling companies, to literal firefighting. And from lie detector tests to the political landscape. There have been some major news in the sector. Join Oliver Banks in this podcast episode to listen now to recall the biggest stories from 2019 and what they mean for you and retail in 2020. Oliver Banks clean 30:27 060: Your Store Is The Stage https://obandco.uk/060-your-store-is-the-stage/ Mon, 16 Dec 2019 15:08:14 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205835 https://obandco.uk/060-your-store-is-the-stage/#respond https://obandco.uk/060-your-store-is-the-stage/feed/ 0 <p>Physical stores face adverse trading. In today's retail world, they must be more than just a place to buy stuff. Instead, they should be able to entertain and inspire your customers. So, maybe it's time to start thinking about your stores as a stage to give your customers a real experience and a competitive advantage. Join Oliver Banks and discover a different angle on how you can set up your store operations.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/060-your-store-is-the-stage/">060: Your Store Is The Stage</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Physical stores face adverse trading. In today's retail world, they must be more than just a place to buy stuff. Instead, they should be able to entertain and inspire your customers. So, maybe it's time to start thinking about your stores as a stage to... Physical stores face adverse trading. In today's retail world, they must be more than just a place to buy stuff. Instead, they should be able to entertain and inspire your customers. So, maybe it's time to start thinking about your stores as a stage to give your customers a real experience and a competitive advantage. Join Oliver Banks and discover a different angle on how you can set up your store operations. Oliver Banks clean 20:44 059: Creating Memorable Experiences https://obandco.uk/059-creating-memorable-experiences/ Mon, 09 Dec 2019 12:23:20 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205799 https://obandco.uk/059-creating-memorable-experiences/#respond https://obandco.uk/059-creating-memorable-experiences/feed/ 0 <p>Customer experience or CX is important in today's retail market. But what if experience isn't what actually counts and makes a difference? What if, what's really important here is the memory that it creates. Discover how the brain works and how you can use this to create a better customer experience.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/059-creating-memorable-experiences/">059: Creating Memorable Experiences</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Customer experience or CX is important in today's retail market. But what if experience isn't what actually counts and makes a difference? What if, what's really important here is the memory that it creates. Customer experience or CX is important in today's retail market. But what if experience isn't what actually counts and makes a difference? What if, what's really important here is the memory that it creates. Discover how the brain works and how you can use this to create a better customer experience. Oliver Banks clean 27:46 058: Building Your Emotional Resilience (part 2) https://obandco.uk/058-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-2/ Mon, 02 Dec 2019 16:12:49 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205783 https://obandco.uk/058-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/058-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>To deliver successful retail transformation change programmes, it's essential to be at your best. In episode 58 of the Retail Transformation Show, resilience coach and mindset expert, Steph Tranter, teaches us 5 steps to be able to manage our emotions and stay in control.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/058-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-2/">058: Building Your Emotional Resilience (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> To deliver successful retail transformation change programmes, it's essential to be at your best. In episode 58 of the Retail Transformation Show, resilience coach and mindset expert, Steph Tranter, teaches us 5 steps to be able to manage our emotions ... To deliver successful retail transformation change programmes, it's essential to be at your best. In episode 58 of the Retail Transformation Show, resilience coach and mindset expert, Steph Tranter, teaches us 5 steps to be able to manage our emotions and stay in control. Oliver Banks clean 41:45 057: Building Your Emotional Resilience (part 1) https://obandco.uk/057-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-1/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 17:15:37 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205764 https://obandco.uk/057-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/057-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>If you're leading a retail transformation, then you know it's busy, demanding, challenging - you could even call it stressful. But if you build up your emotional resilience, then you can overcome this stress and be the best version of yourself. Join Oliver Banks as he welcomes Steph Tranter to help you understand how to build your emotional resilience and overcome stress.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/057-building-your-emotional-resilience-part-1/">057: Building Your Emotional Resilience (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> If you're leading a retail transformation, then you know it's busy, demanding, challenging - you could even call it stressful. But if you build up your emotional resilience, then you can overcome this stress and be the best version of yourself. If you're leading a retail transformation, then you know it's busy, demanding, challenging - you could even call it stressful. But if you build up your emotional resilience, then you can overcome this stress and be the best version of yourself. Join Oliver Banks as he welcomes Steph Tranter to help you understand how to build your emotional resilience and overcome stress. Oliver Banks clean 33:32 056: Career Tips For The Changing World Of Retail https://obandco.uk/056-career-tips-for-retail/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:40:20 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205747 https://obandco.uk/056-career-tips-for-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/056-career-tips-for-retail/feed/ 0 <p>We recognise that retail is changing. The old ways of being successful in a career don't necessarily ring true any more. So, I've asked 4 expert people to answer the simple question: "what is your best career tip in the challenging and changing retail landscape?" In this episode, Marguerite Bell, Amber Kelly, Gary Pickering and Ian Shepherd join host Oliver Banks.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/056-career-tips-for-retail/">056: Career Tips For The Changing World Of Retail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> We recognise that retail is changing. The old ways of being successful in a career don't necessarily ring true any more. So, I've asked 4 expert people to answer the simple question: "what is your best career tip in the challenging and changing retail ... We recognise that retail is changing. The old ways of being successful in a career don't necessarily ring true any more. So, I've asked 4 expert people to answer the simple question: "what is your best career tip in the challenging and changing retail landscape?" In this episode, Marguerite Bell, Amber Kelly, Gary Pickering and Ian Shepherd join host Oliver Banks. Oliver Banks clean 28:00 055: The Best Bits From The First Year Of The Podcast (Part 2) https://obandco.uk/055-best-bits-from-year-one-part-2/ Mon, 11 Nov 2019 07:05:44 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205729 https://obandco.uk/055-best-bits-from-year-one-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/055-best-bits-from-year-one-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>A huge amount of change is occuring in retail right now and too many companies are struggling or paying the ultimate price for not transforming. This episode is part 2 where you can learn expert strategies, tips and tactics from Oliver Banks and the special guests who have appeared on the Retail Transformation Show. Hear the best golden nuggets that featured over the past year.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/055-best-bits-from-year-one-part-2/">055: The Best Bits From The First Year Of The Podcast (Part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> A huge amount of change is occuring in retail right now and too many companies are struggling or paying the ultimate price for not transforming. This episode is part 2 where you can learn expert strategies, A huge amount of change is occuring in retail right now and too many companies are struggling or paying the ultimate price for not transforming. This episode is part 2 where you can learn expert strategies, tips and tactics from Oliver Banks and the special guests who have appeared on the Retail Transformation Show. Hear the best golden nuggets that featured over the past year. Oliver Banks clean 25:22 054: The Best Bits From The First Year Of The Podcast (Part 1) https://obandco.uk/054-best-bits-from-year-one-part-1/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 09:54:13 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205715 https://obandco.uk/054-best-bits-from-year-one-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/054-best-bits-from-year-one-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>The world of retail is busy and challenging... and retail transformation is critical for the future of the industry. Hear the best bits and get ready to take a whirlwind tour through the golden nuggets that have been shared in previous episodes from Oliver Banks and the special guests who have appeared on the Retail Transformation Show. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/054-best-bits-from-year-one-part-1/">054: The Best Bits From The First Year Of The Podcast (Part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The world of retail is busy and challenging... and retail transformation is critical for the future of the industry. Hear the best bits and get ready to take a whirlwind tour through the golden nuggets that have been shared in previous episodes from Ol... The world of retail is busy and challenging... and retail transformation is critical for the future of the industry. Hear the best bits and get ready to take a whirlwind tour through the golden nuggets that have been shared in previous episodes from Oliver Banks and the special guests who have appeared on the Retail Transformation Show. Oliver Banks clean 25:04 053: The Retail Transformation Menu https://obandco.uk/053-retail-transformation-menu/ Mon, 28 Oct 2019 22:56:27 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205698 https://obandco.uk/053-retail-transformation-menu/#respond https://obandco.uk/053-retail-transformation-menu/feed/ 0 <p>If you need to start a transformation journey, you'll find many complex things going on in your heart and your head. That's natural to feel or think that way. So, to help you, in this podcast episode, Oliver Banks lays out a menu of 10 different types of retail transformation which you can use to pick and choose what will be relevant for your organisation.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/053-retail-transformation-menu/">053: The Retail Transformation Menu</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> If you need to start a transformation journey, you'll find many complex things going on in your heart and your head. That's natural to feel or think that way. So, to help you, in this podcast episode, Oliver Banks lays out a menu of 10 different types ... If you need to start a transformation journey, you'll find many complex things going on in your heart and your head. That's natural to feel or think that way. So, to help you, in this podcast episode, Oliver Banks lays out a menu of 10 different types of retail transformation which you can use to pick and choose what will be relevant for your organisation. Oliver Banks clean 1:02:17 052: 10 Steps To Overcome Adversity https://obandco.uk/052-10-steps-to-overcome-adversity/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:44:29 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205684 https://obandco.uk/052-10-steps-to-overcome-adversity/#respond https://obandco.uk/052-10-steps-to-overcome-adversity/feed/ 0 <p>Retail is facing a tough time. So, if you're facing adversity, then it's essential to take action and do it quickly too. There are many things you could do, but what are the things that you must do quickly for a fast return on your time investment. In this episode, discover 10 things that you can do right now to get started.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/052-10-steps-to-overcome-adversity/">052: 10 Steps To Overcome Adversity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail is facing a tough time. So, if you're facing adversity, then it's essential to take action and do it quickly too. There are many things you could do, but what are the things that you must do quickly for a fast return on your time investment. Retail is facing a tough time. So, if you're facing adversity, then it's essential to take action and do it quickly too. There are many things you could do, but what are the things that you must do quickly for a fast return on your time investment. In this episode, discover 10 things that you can do right now to get started. Oliver Banks clean 23:56 051: Why Are Retailers Facing Adversity? https://obandco.uk/051-why-are-retailers-facing-adversity/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:13:41 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205675 https://obandco.uk/051-why-are-retailers-facing-adversity/#respond https://obandco.uk/051-why-are-retailers-facing-adversity/feed/ 0 <p>It won't surprise you that retail is tough. But why is this? Why have some companies done well and others struggled? And what makes the retail market particularly challenging compared to the older retail market? Listen now to remind yourself what retail used to be like and why companies have struggled to change.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/051-why-are-retailers-facing-adversity/">051: Why Are Retailers Facing Adversity?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> It won't surprise you that retail is tough. But why is this? Why have some companies done well and others struggled? And what makes the retail market particularly challenging compared to the older retail market? It won't surprise you that retail is tough. But why is this? Why have some companies done well and others struggled? And what makes the retail market particularly challenging compared to the older retail market? Listen now to remind yourself what retail used to be like and why companies have struggled to change. Oliver Banks clean 23:51 050: Is Transformation Right For You? https://obandco.uk/050-transformation-right-for-you/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 14:03:00 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205661 https://obandco.uk/050-transformation-right-for-you/#respond https://obandco.uk/050-transformation-right-for-you/feed/ 0 <p>The word transformation builds a whole range of emotions in us. It can excite some and give a cold sweat to others. But, if we're using the word "transformation" incorrectly then we'll be setting the wrong expectations among stakeholders and shareholders. So it's critical that we really understand when we are talking about transformation - and when we are not.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/050-transformation-right-for-you/">050: Is Transformation Right For You?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The word transformation builds a whole range of emotions in us. It can excite some and give a cold sweat to others. But, if we're using the word "transformation" incorrectly then we'll be setting the wrong expectations among stakeholders and shareholde... The word transformation builds a whole range of emotions in us. It can excite some and give a cold sweat to others. But, if we're using the word "transformation" incorrectly then we'll be setting the wrong expectations among stakeholders and shareholders. So it's critical that we really understand when we are talking about transformation - and when we are not. Oliver Banks clean 17:00 049: Is Retail Actually Changing? https://obandco.uk/049-retail-change/ Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:14:39 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205643 https://obandco.uk/049-retail-change/#comments https://obandco.uk/049-retail-change/feed/ 2 <p>We often talk of all of the change happening in retail... but is the retail industry actually changing? Or are we just getting over excited? Is this just a natural evolution and we're blowing things out of proportion? In fact, this essential question is critical to dive into for the Retail Transformation Show. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/049-retail-change/">049: Is Retail Actually Changing?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> We often talk of all of the change happening in retail... but is the retail industry actually changing? Or are we just getting over excited? Is this just a natural evolution and we're blowing things out of proportion? In fact, We often talk of all of the change happening in retail... but is the retail industry actually changing? Or are we just getting over excited? Is this just a natural evolution and we're blowing things out of proportion? In fact, this essential question is critical to dive into for the Retail Transformation Show. Oliver Banks clean 19:01 048: Get Ready For Tech (And Other Live Event Tips) https://obandco.uk/048-retail-tech-live-event-tips/ Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:02:41 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205631 https://obandco.uk/048-retail-tech-live-event-tips/#respond https://obandco.uk/048-retail-tech-live-event-tips/feed/ 0 <p>Live events can be a vital source of insight, ideas, suppliers and relationships. But, to make the most of attending live events, it’s critical to be more strategic in your actions before the event, during the event and after the event. In the build up to Ascential’s Tech event in October, Oliver Banks talks to […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/048-retail-tech-live-event-tips/">048: Get Ready For Tech (And Other Live Event Tips)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Live events can be a vital source of insight, ideas, suppliers and relationships. But, to make the most of attending live events, it’s critical to be more strategic in your actions before the event, during the event and after the event. Live events can be a vital source of insight, ideas, suppliers and relationships. But, to make the most of attending live events, it’s critical to be more strategic in your actions before the event, during the event and after the event. In the build up to Ascential’s Tech event in October, Oliver Banks talks to […] Oliver Banks clean 29:35 047: Tech Driving Retail Transformation https://obandco.uk/047-tech-driving-retail-transformation/ Mon, 16 Sep 2019 11:45:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205614 https://obandco.uk/047-tech-driving-retail-transformation/#respond https://obandco.uk/047-tech-driving-retail-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>Whenever we're thinking about retail transformation, technology probably isn't that far away. Technology has significantly changed our lives. Meanwhile, retail technology has the same effect on the world of shopping: both for consumers and businesses. In this episode, Oliver Banks explores key challenges and trends with Poppie Mickleburgh and Rebecca Morrison from the Retail Week team at Ascential.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/047-tech-driving-retail-transformation/">047: Tech Driving Retail Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Whenever we're thinking about retail transformation, technology probably isn't that far away. Technology has significantly changed our lives. Meanwhile, retail technology has the same effect on the world of shopping: both for consumers and businesses. Whenever we're thinking about retail transformation, technology probably isn't that far away. Technology has significantly changed our lives. Meanwhile, retail technology has the same effect on the world of shopping: both for consumers and businesses. In this episode, Oliver Banks explores key challenges and trends with Poppie Mickleburgh and Rebecca Morrison from the Retail Week team at Ascential. Oliver Banks clean 33:13 046: Reinventing Retail For The New Normal (part 2) https://obandco.uk/046-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-2/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 05:10:27 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205599 https://obandco.uk/046-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/046-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>The retail landscape is changing and your business must adapt and transform. However, recognising the need to transform is only the first step. Making it happen is much harder. In this podcast episode, Oliver Banks talks to the experienced retailer and former CEO and COO, Ian Shepherd, who guides us through some of the toughest elements of making a transformation happen. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/046-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-2/">046: Reinventing Retail For The New Normal (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail landscape is changing and your business must adapt and transform. However, recognising the need to transform is only the first step. Making it happen is much harder. In this podcast episode, Oliver Banks talks to the experienced retailer and... The retail landscape is changing and your business must adapt and transform. However, recognising the need to transform is only the first step. Making it happen is much harder. In this podcast episode, Oliver Banks talks to the experienced retailer and former CEO and COO, Ian Shepherd, who guides us through some of the toughest elements of making a transformation happen. Oliver Banks clean 37:07 045: Reinventing Retail For The New Normal (part 1) https://obandco.uk/045-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-1/ Mon, 02 Sep 2019 06:00:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205568 https://obandco.uk/045-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-1/#comments https://obandco.uk/045-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-1/feed/ 2 <p>The retail world is changing and evolving. My special guest, ex retail CEO, Ian Shepherd, calls this the "New Normal" and has created 6 new rules to help define how the world works now and, in particular, what you must to do win in our digitally enabled world. Discover his new book and the 6 rules that will set you up for success in our fast changing world. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/045-reinventing-retail-new-normal-part-1/">045: Reinventing Retail For The New Normal (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail world is changing and evolving. My special guest, ex retail CEO, Ian Shepherd, calls this the "New Normal" and has created 6 new rules to help define how the world works now and, in particular, what you must to do win in our digitally enable... The retail world is changing and evolving. My special guest, ex retail CEO, Ian Shepherd, calls this the "New Normal" and has created 6 new rules to help define how the world works now and, in particular, what you must to do win in our digitally enabled world. Discover his new book and the 6 rules that will set you up for success in our fast changing world. Oliver Banks clean 33:17 044: The Problem With Digital Transformation https://obandco.uk/044-problem-with-digital-transformation/ Mon, 26 Aug 2019 17:52:06 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205499 https://obandco.uk/044-problem-with-digital-transformation/#respond https://obandco.uk/044-problem-with-digital-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>We're living in a changing world and retailers must change and transform. But change can be hard and there are many opportunities to fail. So, we collectively turn to digital transformation as the solution. However, in this episode of the Retail Transformation Show Oliver Banks explains why digital transformation could be guiding you through to failure.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/044-problem-with-digital-transformation/">044: The Problem With Digital Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> We're living in a changing world and retailers must change and transform. But change can be hard and there are many opportunities to fail. So, we collectively turn to digital transformation as the solution. However, We're living in a changing world and retailers must change and transform. But change can be hard and there are many opportunities to fail. So, we collectively turn to digital transformation as the solution. However, in this episode of the Retail Transformation Show Oliver Banks explains why digital transformation could be guiding you through to failure. Oliver Banks clean 23:38 043: How Social Media Is Changing Retail (part 2) https://obandco.uk/043-social-media-changing-retail-part-2/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 05:30:29 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205482 https://obandco.uk/043-social-media-changing-retail-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/043-social-media-changing-retail-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>Consumers are driving the retail market more than ever before. Much of this power is down to their ability to have a voice that is heard. Social media is the megaphone that amplifies that voice to be heard by global companies. Polly Barnfield OBE continues the conversation with Oliver Banks and explores how physical stores can use social media effectively. Show notes at www.obandco.uk/43. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/043-social-media-changing-retail-part-2/">043: How Social Media Is Changing Retail (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Consumers are driving the retail market more than ever before. Much of this power is down to their ability to have a voice that is heard. Social media is the megaphone that amplifies that voice to be heard by global companies. Consumers are driving the retail market more than ever before. Much of this power is down to their ability to have a voice that is heard. Social media is the megaphone that amplifies that voice to be heard by global companies. Polly Barnfield OBE continues the conversation with Oliver Banks and explores how physical stores can use social media effectively. Show notes at www.obandco.uk/43. Oliver Banks clean 32:18 042: How Social Media Is Changing Retail (part 1) https://obandco.uk/042-social-media-changing-retail-part-1/ Mon, 12 Aug 2019 08:33:41 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205461 https://obandco.uk/042-social-media-changing-retail-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/042-social-media-changing-retail-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>The retail market is going through extraordinary change and transformation. The rise of social media is one of the drivers for this. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others have significantly changed the retail industry. Polly Barnfield OBE, the Founder and CEO of Maybe, joins Oliver Banks and explains how and why this is happening.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/042-social-media-changing-retail-part-1/">042: How Social Media Is Changing Retail (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail market is going through extraordinary change and transformation. The rise of social media is one of the drivers for this. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others have significantly changed the retail industry. Polly Barnfield OBE, The retail market is going through extraordinary change and transformation. The rise of social media is one of the drivers for this. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others have significantly changed the retail industry. Polly Barnfield OBE, the Founder and CEO of Maybe, joins Oliver Banks and explains how and why this is happening. Oliver Banks clean 29:36 041: How Will Amazon Transform? https://obandco.uk/041-how-will-amazon-transform/ Mon, 05 Aug 2019 14:54:03 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205443 https://obandco.uk/041-how-will-amazon-transform/#respond https://obandco.uk/041-how-will-amazon-transform/feed/ 0 <p>Amazon continue to drive transformation across the retail market. But what are some of their key strengths and weaknesses and what do these tell us about how they'll evolve themselves. Oliver Banks explores 6 ways in which Amazon will transform themselves and what you can do about it.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/041-how-will-amazon-transform/">041: How Will Amazon Transform?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Amazon continue to drive transformation across the retail market. But what are some of their key strengths and weaknesses and what do these tell us about how they'll evolve themselves. Oliver Banks explores 6 ways in which Amazon will transform themsel... Amazon continue to drive transformation across the retail market. But what are some of their key strengths and weaknesses and what do these tell us about how they'll evolve themselves. Oliver Banks explores 6 ways in which Amazon will transform themselves and what you can do about it. Oliver Banks clean 27:45 040: 5 Big Challenges Facing Retailers https://obandco.uk/040-5-big-challenges-facing-retailers/ Mon, 29 Jul 2019 13:38:02 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205425 https://obandco.uk/040-5-big-challenges-facing-retailers/#respond https://obandco.uk/040-5-big-challenges-facing-retailers/feed/ 0 <p>We're continually seeing tough news stories for retailers. However, sometimes the reasons are out of the retailer's control. But, there are many big, hairy challenges which are directly in your circle of influence. In this episode, Oliver Banks uncovers 5 big challenges facing retailers right now - and how you can overcome them.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/040-5-big-challenges-facing-retailers/">040: 5 Big Challenges Facing Retailers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> We're continually seeing tough news stories for retailers. However, sometimes the reasons are out of the retailer's control. But, there are many big, hairy challenges which are directly in your circle of influence. In this episode, We're continually seeing tough news stories for retailers. However, sometimes the reasons are out of the retailer's control. But, there are many big, hairy challenges which are directly in your circle of influence. In this episode, Oliver Banks uncovers 5 big challenges facing retailers right now - and how you can overcome them. Oliver Banks clean 24:50 039: Staying Up To Speed With Retail https://obandco.uk/039-staying-up-to-speed-with-retail/ Mon, 22 Jul 2019 13:25:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205412 https://obandco.uk/039-staying-up-to-speed-with-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/039-staying-up-to-speed-with-retail/feed/ 0 <p>The retail market is moving at such a pace right now and there is always so much going on. The latest trends can happen quickly, can come from anywhere in the world and from a wide variety of sources. In this episode, Oliver Banks shares his most valuable resources to stay up to date with the latest in the retail industry.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/039-staying-up-to-speed-with-retail/">039: Staying Up To Speed With Retail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail market is moving at such a pace right now and there is always so much going on. The latest trends can happen quickly, can come from anywhere in the world and from a wide variety of sources. In this episode, The retail market is moving at such a pace right now and there is always so much going on. The latest trends can happen quickly, can come from anywhere in the world and from a wide variety of sources. In this episode, Oliver Banks shares his most valuable resources to stay up to date with the latest in the retail industry. Oliver Banks clean 21:32 038: How Nisa Are Transforming Independent Grocery Retail (part 2) https://obandco.uk/038-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-2/ Mon, 15 Jul 2019 05:00:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205402 https://obandco.uk/038-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/038-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>The IGD have forecast that the grocery convenience market will continue to grow by 16.6% over 5 years. Independent supermarkets have a huge opportunity to grow and Nisa Retail are supporting them to do this. Nisa's Steve Leach shares more about how the Nisa model works and how they have dealt with their own transformation.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/038-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-2/">038: How Nisa Are Transforming Independent Grocery Retail (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The IGD have forecast that the grocery convenience market will continue to grow by 16.6% over 5 years. Independent supermarkets have a huge opportunity to grow and Nisa Retail are supporting them to do this. The IGD have forecast that the grocery convenience market will continue to grow by 16.6% over 5 years. Independent supermarkets have a huge opportunity to grow and Nisa Retail are supporting them to do this. Nisa's Steve Leach shares more about how the Nisa model works and how they have dealt with their own transformation. Oliver Banks clean 22:41 037: How Nisa Are Transforming Independent Grocery Retail (part 1) https://obandco.uk/037-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-1/ Mon, 08 Jul 2019 05:00:01 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205391 https://obandco.uk/037-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/037-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>Convenience is a massive trend in the retail market right now, and most notably in the grocery category. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show podcast, we're joined by Nisa Retail's Sales Director, Steve Leach, who shares more about the Nisa business model and ways of working to help make independent supermarkets more successful.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/037-nisa-transforming-independent-grocery-retail-part-1/">037: How Nisa Are Transforming Independent Grocery Retail (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Convenience is a massive trend in the retail market right now, and most notably in the grocery category. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show podcast, we're joined by Nisa Retail's Sales Director, Steve Leach, Convenience is a massive trend in the retail market right now, and most notably in the grocery category. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show podcast, we're joined by Nisa Retail's Sales Director, Steve Leach, who shares more about the Nisa business model and ways of working to help make independent supermarkets more successful. Oliver Banks clean 22:40 036: Reinvigorating Our High Streets (part 2) https://obandco.uk/036-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-2/ Mon, 01 Jul 2019 10:26:29 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205384 https://obandco.uk/036-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/036-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>With so many challenges facing physical store owners, managers and teams, it's difficult to see what are the truly critical issues. Retail influencer and Forbes writer, Andrew Busby, lifts the lid on what's really going on in the shopping marketplace and shares tips on how to survive and thrive in retail.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/036-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-2/">036: Reinvigorating Our High Streets (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> With so many challenges facing physical store owners, managers and teams, it's difficult to see what are the truly critical issues. Retail influencer and Forbes writer, Andrew Busby, lifts the lid on what's really going on in the shopping marketplace a... With so many challenges facing physical store owners, managers and teams, it's difficult to see what are the truly critical issues. Retail influencer and Forbes writer, Andrew Busby, lifts the lid on what's really going on in the shopping marketplace and shares tips on how to survive and thrive in retail. Oliver Banks clean 22:09 035: Reinvigorating Our High Streets (part 1) https://obandco.uk/035-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-1/ Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:45:49 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205374 https://obandco.uk/035-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/035-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>Physical shops and locations have always been the backbone of the retail industry. Whether on high streets or shopping malls – almost all physical retail stores have been under significant pressure recently. In this episode, retail influencer, Andrew Busby, explores how to reinvigorate our high streets. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/035-reinvigorating-high-streets-part-1/">035: Reinvigorating Our High Streets (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Physical shops and locations have always been the backbone of the retail industry. Whether on high streets or shopping malls – almost all physical retail stores have been under significant pressure recently. In this episode, retail influencer, Physical shops and locations have always been the backbone of the retail industry. Whether on high streets or shopping malls – almost all physical retail stores have been under significant pressure recently. In this episode, retail influencer, Andrew Busby, explores how to reinvigorate our high streets. Oliver Banks clean 26:00 034: SCALE Innovation Challenge with Rosemarie Truman https://obandco.uk/034-scale-innovation-challenge/ Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:22:33 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205353 https://obandco.uk/034-scale-innovation-challenge/#respond https://obandco.uk/034-scale-innovation-challenge/feed/ 0 <p>One of the hurdles with innovation is having the idea and getting it off the ground. The SCALE Challenge (Supply Chain And Logistics Enterprises), run by the Centre for Advancing Innovation and Rosemarie Truman will help you shortcut this and could lead to new, astonishing, disruptive businesses. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/034-scale-innovation-challenge/">034: SCALE Innovation Challenge with Rosemarie Truman</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> One of the hurdles with innovation is having the idea and getting it off the ground. The SCALE Challenge (Supply Chain And Logistics Enterprises), run by the Centre for Advancing Innovation and Rosemarie Truman will help you shortcut this and could lea... One of the hurdles with innovation is having the idea and getting it off the ground. The SCALE Challenge (Supply Chain And Logistics Enterprises), run by the Centre for Advancing Innovation and Rosemarie Truman will help you shortcut this and could lead to new, astonishing, disruptive businesses. Oliver Banks clean 28:19 033: Learning To Transform Your Workforce (part 2) https://obandco.uk/033-learning-transform-your-workforce-part-2/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 08:00:39 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205338 https://obandco.uk/033-learning-transform-your-workforce-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/033-learning-transform-your-workforce-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>As the world evolves, we must develop an adaptable workforce that is ready and willing to change. So, in episode 33 of the Retail Transformation Show, learning strategist, Paul Jocelyn, explores the 3 characteristics of learning organisations and gives you some tangible steps and questions that you can put into action straight away.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/033-learning-transform-your-workforce-part-2/">033: Learning To Transform Your Workforce (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> As the world evolves, we must develop an adaptable workforce that is ready and willing to change. So, in episode 33 of the Retail Transformation Show, learning strategist, Paul Jocelyn, explores the 3 characteristics of learning organisations and gives... As the world evolves, we must develop an adaptable workforce that is ready and willing to change. So, in episode 33 of the Retail Transformation Show, learning strategist, Paul Jocelyn, explores the 3 characteristics of learning organisations and gives you some tangible steps and questions that you can put into action straight away. Oliver Banks clean 18:57 032: Learning To Transform Your Workforce (part 1) https://obandco.uk/032-learning-transform-your-workforce/ Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:34 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205315 https://obandco.uk/032-learning-transform-your-workforce/#respond https://obandco.uk/032-learning-transform-your-workforce/feed/ 0 <p>Retail is changing and so is the workforce. But do you have a tangible plan in place to transform your team's capability so you can cope with whatever the future holds in store? Paul Jocelyn is here to show how to successfully train and develop your team.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/032-learning-transform-your-workforce/">032: Learning To Transform Your Workforce (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail is changing and so is the workforce. But do you have a tangible plan in place to transform your team's capability so you can cope with whatever the future holds in store? Paul Jocelyn is here to show how to successfully train and develop your team. Retail is changing and so is the workforce. But do you have a tangible plan in place to transform your team's capability so you can cope with whatever the future holds in store? Paul Jocelyn is here to show how to successfully train and develop your team. Oliver Banks clean 22:14 031: Winning At Omnichannel Retail (part 2) https://obandco.uk/031-winning-omnichannel-retail-part-2/ Mon, 27 May 2019 10:00:45 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205305 https://obandco.uk/031-winning-omnichannel-retail-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/031-winning-omnichannel-retail-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>Many retailers are building omnichannel capability. It's the coming together of all channels to deliver a seamless experience for customers in this digital era. So, you don't want to be left behind. Listen to important lessons from the CEO of Eagle Eye Solutions and the man who led the launch of Tesco Clubcard - Tim Mason. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/031-winning-omnichannel-retail-part-2/">031: Winning At Omnichannel Retail (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Many retailers are building omnichannel capability. It's the coming together of all channels to deliver a seamless experience for customers in this digital era. So, you don't want to be left behind. Listen to important lessons from the CEO of Eagle Eye... Many retailers are building omnichannel capability. It's the coming together of all channels to deliver a seamless experience for customers in this digital era. So, you don't want to be left behind. Listen to important lessons from the CEO of Eagle Eye Solutions and the man who led the launch of Tesco Clubcard - Tim Mason. Oliver Banks clean 19:48 030: Winning At Omnichannel Retail (part 1) https://obandco.uk/030-winning-omnichannel-retail/ Mon, 20 May 2019 11:56:47 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205295 https://obandco.uk/030-winning-omnichannel-retail/#comments https://obandco.uk/030-winning-omnichannel-retail/feed/ 2 <p>Omnichannel retail has been an ever present trend for the past few years but it remains difficult to do. In this episode, Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye Solutions, former Deputy CEO of Tesco and architect of the extremely successful Tesco Clubcard loyalty programme, explains how you can transform your stores to win in today's digital world. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/030-winning-omnichannel-retail/">030: Winning At Omnichannel Retail (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Omnichannel retail has been an ever present trend for the past few years but it remains difficult to do. In this episode, Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye Solutions, former Deputy CEO of Tesco and architect of the extremely successful Tesco Clubcard loyalty... Omnichannel retail has been an ever present trend for the past few years but it remains difficult to do. In this episode, Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye Solutions, former Deputy CEO of Tesco and architect of the extremely successful Tesco Clubcard loyalty programme, explains how you can transform your stores to win in today's digital world.  Oliver Banks clean 21:07 029: 5 Big Challenges With Retail Operating Models https://obandco.uk/029-retail-operating-models-big-challenges/ Mon, 13 May 2019 15:26:37 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205285 https://obandco.uk/029-retail-operating-models-big-challenges/#respond https://obandco.uk/029-retail-operating-models-big-challenges/feed/ 0 <p>Your retail operating model allows you to consistently run your retail operation reliably across an estate of shops for your customers and your shareholders. Discover 5 of the big challenges that retailers come across with operating models and get the actions that you need to take to overcome these challenges. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/029-retail-operating-models-big-challenges/">029: 5 Big Challenges With Retail Operating Models</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Your retail operating model allows you to consistently run your retail operation reliably across an estate of shops for your customers and your shareholders. Discover 5 of the big challenges that retailers come across with operating models and get the ... Your retail operating model allows you to consistently run your retail operation reliably across an estate of shops for your customers and your shareholders. Discover 5 of the big challenges that retailers come across with operating models and get the actions that you need to take to overcome these challenges. Oliver Banks clean 21:07 028: Benchmarking The Best Stores In New York (part 2) https://obandco.uk/028-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-2/ Mon, 06 May 2019 10:50:24 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205272 https://obandco.uk/028-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/028-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>Retail benchmarking assesses the positives and negatives of a variety of retail stores. David Gore and Jake Knowles from BJSS recently benchmarked 30 stores in New York, looking at branding, experience and digital. Find out what they liked, what they didn't and what they learned from it all.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/028-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-2/">028: Benchmarking The Best Stores In New York (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail benchmarking assesses the positives and negatives of a variety of retail stores. David Gore and Jake Knowles from BJSS recently benchmarked 30 stores in New York, looking at branding, experience and digital. Find out what they liked, Retail benchmarking assesses the positives and negatives of a variety of retail stores. David Gore and Jake Knowles from BJSS recently benchmarked 30 stores in New York, looking at branding, experience and digital. Find out what they liked, what they didn't and what they learned from it all. Oliver Banks clean 26:41 027: Benchmarking The Best Stores In New York (part 1) https://obandco.uk/027-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-1/ Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:17:33 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205261 https://obandco.uk/027-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-1/#respond https://obandco.uk/027-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>Benchmarking is a great way to keep an eye on the external retail world. Store visits will help you understand the market, get ideas and find new opportunities. In this episode, hear from BJSS retail consultants, David Gore and Jake Knowles about how they went about benchmarking the best stores in New York.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/027-benchmarking-best-stores-new-york-part-1/">027: Benchmarking The Best Stores In New York (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Benchmarking is a great way to keep an eye on the external retail world. Store visits will help you understand the market, get ideas and find new opportunities. In this episode, hear from BJSS retail consultants, Benchmarking is a great way to keep an eye on the external retail world. Store visits will help you understand the market, get ideas and find new opportunities. In this episode, hear from BJSS retail consultants, David Gore and Jake Knowles about how they went about benchmarking the best stores in New York. Oliver Banks clean 23:44 026: Defining Your Retail Operating Model https://obandco.uk/026-defining-retail-operating-model/ Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:40:09 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205249 https://obandco.uk/026-defining-retail-operating-model/#respond https://obandco.uk/026-defining-retail-operating-model/feed/ 0 <p>Retail operations must work at a consistently high performance to deliver good results. It's critical that your retail operating model delivers what your ideal customer wants, in an efficient and effective way. Join Oliver Banks to discover how to take your purpose or vision and translate that into a real, live operation. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/026-defining-retail-operating-model/">026: Defining Your Retail Operating Model</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail operations must work at a consistently high performance to deliver good results. It's critical that your retail operating model delivers what your ideal customer wants, in an efficient and effective way. Retail operations must work at a consistently high performance to deliver good results. It's critical that your retail operating model delivers what your ideal customer wants, in an efficient and effective way. Join Oliver Banks to discover how to take your purpose or vision and translate that into a real, live operation. Oliver Banks clean 21:28 025: Become A Relevant Retailer https://obandco.uk/025-become-relevant-retailer/ Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:27:05 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205238 https://obandco.uk/025-become-relevant-retailer/#comments https://obandco.uk/025-become-relevant-retailer/feed/ 2 <p>Struggling retailers have often lost their way and don't have a clear purpose. But how do you actually find a purpose? It can be confusing and full of conflict. Join Oliver Banks to find out why you must find your purpose and get simple steps to define it and how you can use it to stay relevant for your customers.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/025-become-relevant-retailer/">025: Become A Relevant Retailer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Struggling retailers have often lost their way and don't have a clear purpose. But how do you actually find a purpose? It can be confusing and full of conflict. Join Oliver Banks to find out why you must find your purpose and get simple steps to define... Struggling retailers have often lost their way and don't have a clear purpose. But how do you actually find a purpose? It can be confusing and full of conflict. Join Oliver Banks to find out why you must find your purpose and get simple steps to define it and how you can use it to stay relevant for your customers. Oliver Banks clean 18:02 024: What’s In Store For Retail (part 2) https://obandco.uk/024-whats-in-store-for-retail-part-2/ Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:18:17 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205227 https://obandco.uk/024-whats-in-store-for-retail-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/024-whats-in-store-for-retail-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>Retail is turbulent right now and on a knife edge between success and failure. Retail Week's George MacDonald helps you to see a bigger picture view of the industry as and advises you on where to start to be successful. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/024-whats-in-store-for-retail-part-2/">024: What’s In Store For Retail (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail is turbulent right now and on a knife edge between success and failure. Retail Week's George MacDonald helps you to see a bigger picture view of the industry as and advises you on where to start to be successful. Retail is turbulent right now and on a knife edge between success and failure. Retail Week's George MacDonald helps you to see a bigger picture view of the industry as and advises you on where to start to be successful. Oliver Banks clean 21:06 023: What’s In Store For Retail (part 1) https://obandco.uk/023-whats-in-store-for-retail/ Mon, 01 Apr 2019 13:50:53 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205211 https://obandco.uk/023-whats-in-store-for-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/023-whats-in-store-for-retail/feed/ 0 <p>With so much going on in retail, it's easy to lose sight of what's actually going on. Hear from Retail Week's Executive Editor, George MacDonald, to take a bigger picture view of the industry as well as to highlight some of the key elements that you must consider to be successful.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/023-whats-in-store-for-retail/">023: What’s In Store For Retail (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> With so much going on in retail, it's easy to lose sight of what's actually going on. Hear from Retail Week's Executive Editor, George MacDonald, to take a bigger picture view of the industry as well as to highlight some of the key elements that you mu... With so much going on in retail, it's easy to lose sight of what's actually going on. Hear from Retail Week's Executive Editor, George MacDonald, to take a bigger picture view of the industry as well as to highlight some of the key elements that you must consider to be successful. Oliver Banks clean 22:20 022: Retail Week Live Sneak Peek https://obandco.uk/022-retail-week-live-sneak-peek/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:16:02 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205158 https://obandco.uk/022-retail-week-live-sneak-peek/#respond https://obandco.uk/022-retail-week-live-sneak-peek/feed/ 0 <p>Retail Week Live is UK retail's premier event. In episode 22 of the Retail Transformation Show, I catch up with Poppie Mickleburgh, Retail Week's Events Director. Listen in to get a sneak peek to this year's event. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/022-retail-week-live-sneak-peek/">022: Retail Week Live Sneak Peek</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail Week Live is UK retail's premier event. In episode 22 of the Retail Transformation Show, I catch up with Poppie Mickleburgh, Retail Week's Events Director. Listen in to get a sneak peek to this year's event. Retail Week Live is UK retail's premier event. In episode 22 of the Retail Transformation Show, I catch up with Poppie Mickleburgh, Retail Week's Events Director. Listen in to get a sneak peek to this year's event. Oliver Banks clean 24:16 021: Are You Actually A Mediocre Retailer? https://obandco.uk/021-mediocre-retail/ Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:15:20 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205150 https://obandco.uk/021-mediocre-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/021-mediocre-retail/feed/ 0 <p>The retail apocalypse is being renounced. Experts declare that retail isn't dead, but boring, mediocre retail is. But what is mediocre retail? And how will you know if you're actually boring? Join Oliver Banks to discover how to assess "mediocrity" and what to do about it.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/021-mediocre-retail/">021: Are You Actually A Mediocre Retailer?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail apocalypse is being renounced. Experts declare that retail isn't dead, but boring, mediocre retail is. But what is mediocre retail? And how will you know if you're actually boring? Join Oliver Banks to discover how to assess "mediocrity" and... The retail apocalypse is being renounced. Experts declare that retail isn't dead, but boring, mediocre retail is. But what is mediocre retail? And how will you know if you're actually boring? Join Oliver Banks to discover how to assess "mediocrity" and what to do about it. Oliver Banks clean 19:21 020: Jumping Online To Offline (part 2) https://obandco.uk/020-jumping-online-to-offline-part-2/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 08:08:32 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205132 https://obandco.uk/020-jumping-online-to-offline-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/020-jumping-online-to-offline-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>With the online retail market reaching maturity, ecommerce retailers are now looking to physical stores to connect with customers and to grow. Oliver Banks continues his conversation with Jennifer Fruehauf, exploring the pitfalls and opportunities of moving "clicks to bricks".</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/020-jumping-online-to-offline-part-2/">020: Jumping Online To Offline (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> With the online retail market reaching maturity, ecommerce retailers are now looking to physical stores to connect with customers and to grow. Oliver Banks continues his conversation with Jennifer Fruehauf, With the online retail market reaching maturity, ecommerce retailers are now looking to physical stores to connect with customers and to grow. Oliver Banks continues his conversation with Jennifer Fruehauf, exploring the pitfalls and opportunities of moving "clicks to bricks". Oliver Banks clean 24:07 019: Jumping Online To Offline (part 1) https://obandco.uk/019-jumping-online-to-offline/ Mon, 04 Mar 2019 13:14:21 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205114 https://obandco.uk/019-jumping-online-to-offline/#respond https://obandco.uk/019-jumping-online-to-offline/feed/ 0 <p>Much focus has been on traditional retailers moving online. But, a big trends is online retailers turning to physical stores for growth opportunities. In this episode, Oliver Banks catches up with Jennifer Fruehauf to explore this opportunity more.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/019-jumping-online-to-offline/">019: Jumping Online To Offline (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Much focus has been on traditional retailers moving online. But, a big trends is online retailers turning to physical stores for growth opportunities. In this episode, Oliver Banks catches up with Jennifer Fruehauf to explore this opportunity more. Much focus has been on traditional retailers moving online. But, a big trends is online retailers turning to physical stores for growth opportunities. In this episode, Oliver Banks catches up with Jennifer Fruehauf to explore this opportunity more. Oliver Banks clean 26:11 018: Making Sense Of Experiential Retail https://obandco.uk/018-experiential-retail/ Mon, 25 Feb 2019 12:52:48 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205102 https://obandco.uk/018-experiential-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/018-experiential-retail/feed/ 0 <p>Experiential retail has been one of the hot retail trends for a few years now. But it's often used in a vague way. So, in this episode, Oliver Banks defines 4 types of experiential retail and gives you important questions to get started.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/018-experiential-retail/">018: Making Sense Of Experiential Retail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Experiential retail has been one of the hot retail trends for a few years now. But it's often used in a vague way. So, in this episode, Oliver Banks defines 4 types of experiential retail and gives you important questions to get started. Experiential retail has been one of the hot retail trends for a few years now. But it's often used in a vague way. So, in this episode, Oliver Banks defines 4 types of experiential retail and gives you important questions to get started. Oliver Banks clean 19:33 017: Beyond The Age Of Amazon (part 2) https://obandco.uk/017-beyond-age-of-amazon/ Mon, 18 Feb 2019 05:45:20 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205093 https://obandco.uk/017-beyond-age-of-amazon/#respond https://obandco.uk/017-beyond-age-of-amazon/feed/ 0 <p>Part 2 of the interview with the brilliant Miya Knights and Natalie Berg, the joint authors of a new book:  Amazon. Find out what other retailers can learn from Amazon and why and how Amazon is expanding into different categories.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/017-beyond-age-of-amazon/">017: Beyond The Age Of Amazon (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Part 2 of the interview with the brilliant Miya Knights and Natalie Berg, the joint authors of a new book:  Amazon. Find out what other retailers can learn from Amazon and why and how Amazon is expanding into different categories. Part 2 of the interview with the brilliant Miya Knights and Natalie Berg, the joint authors of a new book:  Amazon. Find out what other retailers can learn from Amazon and why and how Amazon is expanding into different categories. Oliver Banks clean 25:59 016: How Amazon Are Transforming Retail (part 1) https://obandco.uk/016-amazon-transforming-retail/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 05:45:03 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205070 https://obandco.uk/016-amazon-transforming-retail/#respond https://obandco.uk/016-amazon-transforming-retail/feed/ 0 <p>Amazon are a major disruption in the whole retail marketplace. In this episode, find out how Amazon are proactively transforming retail alongside Amazon experts, Natalie Berg and Miya Knights.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/016-amazon-transforming-retail/">016: How Amazon Are Transforming Retail (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Amazon are a major disruption in the whole retail marketplace. In this episode, find out how Amazon are proactively transforming retail alongside Amazon experts, Natalie Berg and Miya Knights. Amazon are a major disruption in the whole retail marketplace. In this episode, find out how Amazon are proactively transforming retail alongside Amazon experts, Natalie Berg and Miya Knights. Oliver Banks clean 22:47 015: 7 Big Retail Trends For 2019 https://obandco.uk/015-big-retail-trends-for-2019/ Mon, 04 Feb 2019 14:17:23 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205061 https://obandco.uk/015-big-retail-trends-for-2019/#respond https://obandco.uk/015-big-retail-trends-for-2019/feed/ 0 <p>The retail marketplace has changed quite a bit over the past few years. Whilst we should always expect change, it’s the pace of change that's picked up. With so much moving all of the time, it's difficult to know which opportunities to go after. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, find out the big retail trends for 2019. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/015-big-retail-trends-for-2019/">015: 7 Big Retail Trends For 2019</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> The retail marketplace has changed quite a bit over the past few years. Whilst we should always expect change, it’s the pace of change that's picked up. With so much moving all of the time, it's difficult to know which opportunities to go after. The retail marketplace has changed quite a bit over the past few years. Whilst we should always expect change, it’s the pace of change that's picked up. With so much moving all of the time, it's difficult to know which opportunities to go after. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, find out the big retail trends for 2019. Oliver Banks clean 20:11 014: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 3) https://obandco.uk/014-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-3/ Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:15:24 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205045 https://obandco.uk/014-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-3/#respond https://obandco.uk/014-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-3/feed/ 0 <p>2019 will be an important year for retail. Retailers must change to improve business performance for customers and shareholders. In this episode, 3 experts, Richard Hammond, Matthew Speight and Michael Grange share what is exciting them about the future of retail in 2019.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/014-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-3/">014: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 3)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 2019 will be an important year for retail. Retailers must change to improve business performance for customers and shareholders. In this episode, 3 experts, Richard Hammond, Matthew Speight and Michael Grange share what is exciting them about the futur... 2019 will be an important year for retail. Retailers must change to improve business performance for customers and shareholders. In this episode, 3 experts, Richard Hammond, Matthew Speight and Michael Grange share what is exciting them about the future of retail in 2019. Oliver Banks clean 21:07 013: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 2) https://obandco.uk/013-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-2/ Mon, 21 Jan 2019 13:17:47 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205014 https://obandco.uk/013-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-2/#respond https://obandco.uk/013-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>2019 looks like it could be another challenging year for retail. But with challenge, we'll also get opportunity and change. In fact, things must change which will release new energy and ultimately will be better for customers. In this episode, hear from 3 experts, all with brilliant minds, on what they feel is exciting them about the future of retail in 2019.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/013-the-future-of-retail-in-2019-part-2/">013: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> 2019 looks like it could be another challenging year for retail. But with challenge, we'll also get opportunity and change. In fact, things must change which will release new energy and ultimately will be better for customers. In this episode, 2019 looks like it could be another challenging year for retail. But with challenge, we'll also get opportunity and change. In fact, things must change which will release new energy and ultimately will be better for customers. In this episode, hear from 3 experts, all with brilliant minds, on what they feel is exciting them about the future of retail in 2019. Oliver Banks clean 18:54 012: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 1) https://obandco.uk/012-future-of-retail-in-2019/ Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:58:05 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=205003 https://obandco.uk/012-future-of-retail-in-2019/#respond https://obandco.uk/012-future-of-retail-in-2019/feed/ 0 <p>It feels already like 2019 could be another defining year for retail. There is widespread recognition that things must change which is exciting for the industry and for customers. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, hear from 3 retail experts on what they feel is exciting them as they think about the future […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/012-future-of-retail-in-2019/">012: The Future Of Retail In 2019 (part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> It feels already like 2019 could be another defining year for retail. There is widespread recognition that things must change which is exciting for the industry and for customers. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, It feels already like 2019 could be another defining year for retail. There is widespread recognition that things must change which is exciting for the industry and for customers. In this episode of the Retail Transformation Show, hear from 3 retail experts on what they feel is exciting them as they think about the future […] Oliver Banks clean 19:35 011: 3 Critical Foundations For Successful Transformation https://obandco.uk/011-3-critical-foundations-successful-transformation/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:31:43 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204992 https://obandco.uk/011-3-critical-foundations-successful-transformation/#respond https://obandco.uk/011-3-critical-foundations-successful-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>Transformation is tough, right? To maximise your chances of success, you must monitor and improve 3 factors which give a solid foundation to build your transformation on. Discover the symptoms to look out for and what action to take to ensure these critical foundations are in good shape. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/011-3-critical-foundations-successful-transformation/">011: 3 Critical Foundations For Successful Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Transformation is tough, right? To maximise your chances of success, you must monitor and improve 3 factors which give a solid foundation to build your transformation on. Discover the symptoms to look out for and what action to take to ensure these cri... Transformation is tough, right? To maximise your chances of success, you must monitor and improve 3 factors which give a solid foundation to build your transformation on. Discover the symptoms to look out for and what action to take to ensure these critical foundations are in good shape. Oliver Banks clean 20:05 010: Retail Review Of The Year 2018 https://obandco.uk/010-retail-review-of-the-year-2018/ Mon, 31 Dec 2018 12:00:37 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204982 https://obandco.uk/010-retail-review-of-the-year-2018/#respond https://obandco.uk/010-retail-review-of-the-year-2018/feed/ 0 <p>Retail in 2018 has been a turbulent ride. With companies going into administration, the new dawn of robots, huge mergers and more. Listen to this episode of the podcast to recall the biggest stories from 2018 and learn what they mean for retail in 2019.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/010-retail-review-of-the-year-2018/">010: Retail Review Of The Year 2018</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Retail in 2018 has been a turbulent ride. With companies going into administration, the new dawn of robots, huge mergers and more. Listen to this episode of the podcast to recall the biggest stories from 2018 and learn what they mean for retail in 2019. Retail in 2018 has been a turbulent ride. With companies going into administration, the new dawn of robots, huge mergers and more. Listen to this episode of the podcast to recall the biggest stories from 2018 and learn what they mean for retail in 2019. Oliver Banks clean 27:42 009: The True Purpose Of Your Actions https://obandco.uk/009-true-purpose-of-your-actions/ Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:04:51 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204976 https://obandco.uk/009-true-purpose-of-your-actions/#respond https://obandco.uk/009-true-purpose-of-your-actions/feed/ 0 <p>A quick Christmas episode this time, but with an important takeaway. Take time to reflect and take a breath of air - but think about your customers and the true purpose of your transformation from their eyes.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/009-true-purpose-of-your-actions/">009: The True Purpose Of Your Actions</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> A quick Christmas episode this time, but with an important takeaway. Take time to reflect and take a breath of air - but think about your customers and the true purpose of your transformation from their eyes. A quick Christmas episode this time, but with an important takeaway. Take time to reflect and take a breath of air - but think about your customers and the true purpose of your transformation from their eyes. Oliver Banks clean 4:42 008: Transform Your Data Into Real Results https://obandco.uk/008-transform-data-results/ Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:24:33 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204958 https://obandco.uk/008-transform-data-results/#respond https://obandco.uk/008-transform-data-results/feed/ 0 <p>Both operations and transformations need to use data - but are you just "doing data" or are you actually using it effectively to drive progress and results. In this episode, pick up 4 actionable tips to help you transform how you are using data and insight to positively change the future. Full show note are available at obandco.uk/008.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/008-transform-data-results/">008: Transform Your Data Into Real Results</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Both operations and transformations need to use data - but are you just "doing data" or are you actually using it effectively to drive progress and results. In this episode, pick up 4 actionable tips to help you transform how you are using data and ins... Both operations and transformations need to use data - but are you just "doing data" or are you actually using it effectively to drive progress and results. In this episode, pick up 4 actionable tips to help you transform how you are using data and insight to positively change the future. Full show note are available at obandco.uk/008. Oliver Banks clean 16:45 007: Planning Effective Meetings https://obandco.uk/007-planning-effective-meetings/ Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:37:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204944 https://obandco.uk/007-planning-effective-meetings/#respond https://obandco.uk/007-planning-effective-meetings/feed/ 0 <p>Do you want more effective meetings so that you can drive more progress and waste less time? Of course you do! So, in this episode, follow my 4 step process to effectively plan out how you will make your next big meeting or pitch a success. In turn, this will help you to drive your retail transformation to a success conclusion faster.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/007-planning-effective-meetings/">007: Planning Effective Meetings</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Do you want more effective meetings so that you can drive more progress and waste less time? Of course you do! So, in this episode, follow my 4 step process to effectively plan out how you will make your next big meeting or pitch a success. In turn, Do you want more effective meetings so that you can drive more progress and waste less time? Of course you do! So, in this episode, follow my 4 step process to effectively plan out how you will make your next big meeting or pitch a success. In turn, this will help you to drive your retail transformation to a success conclusion faster. Oliver Banks clean 13:56 006: Finding Waste In Your Retail Operation https://obandco.uk/006-retail-operation-waste/ Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:31:30 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204922 https://obandco.uk/006-retail-operation-waste/#respond https://obandco.uk/006-retail-operation-waste/feed/ 0 <p>Find the wasted time and money in your retail operation. You can download a free cheat sheet now from www.obandco.uk/006. In this episode, learn one of my favourite concepts from Lean Six Sigma - finding the 7 wastes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your processes and operations.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/006-retail-operation-waste/">006: Finding Waste In Your Retail Operation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Find the wasted time and money in your retail operation. You can download a free cheat sheet now from www.obandco.uk/006. In this episode, learn one of my favourite concepts from Lean Six Sigma - finding the 7 wastes to improve the effectiveness and ef... Find the wasted time and money in your retail operation. You can download a free cheat sheet now from www.obandco.uk/006. In this episode, learn one of my favourite concepts from Lean Six Sigma - finding the 7 wastes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your processes and operations. Oliver Banks clean 24:04 005: Taking Stock After Black Friday 2018 https://obandco.uk/005-black-friday-2018/ Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:24:39 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204910 https://obandco.uk/005-black-friday-2018/#respond https://obandco.uk/005-black-friday-2018/feed/ 0 <p>Customers view Black Friday as perhaps the most important retail event of the year. A great chance to make some expensive purchases with a heavy discount or getting those special Christmas presents at a lower price. Whilst it is a great trade opportunity for retailers, how should your operation be set up to take advantage […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/005-black-friday-2018/">005: Taking Stock After Black Friday 2018</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Customers view Black Friday as perhaps the most important retail event of the year. A great chance to make some expensive purchases with a heavy discount or getting those special Christmas presents at a lower price. Customers view Black Friday as perhaps the most important retail event of the year. A great chance to make some expensive purchases with a heavy discount or getting those special Christmas presents at a lower price. Whilst it is a great trade opportunity for retailers, how should your operation be set up to take advantage […] Oliver Banks clean 19:44 004: 4 Stages To Kick Start Your Transformation https://obandco.uk/004-kick-start-transformation/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:28:50 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204900 https://obandco.uk/004-kick-start-transformation/#respond https://obandco.uk/004-kick-start-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>When starting a transformation, the goal can seem so vague or overwhelming, resulting in procrastination. Discover the 4 stages you need to go through to get your transformation kick started now.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/004-kick-start-transformation/">004: 4 Stages To Kick Start Your Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> When starting a transformation, the goal can seem so vague or overwhelming, resulting in procrastination. Discover the 4 stages you need to go through to get your transformation kick started now. When starting a transformation, the goal can seem so vague or overwhelming, resulting in procrastination. Discover the 4 stages you need to go through to get your transformation kick started now. Oliver Banks clean 16:39 003: Starting Your Transformation https://obandco.uk/003-starting-your-transformation/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 13:51:35 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204889 https://obandco.uk/003-starting-your-transformation/#respond https://obandco.uk/003-starting-your-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>Transformation is mentioned almost all the time in retail at present. Everyone seems to be talking about it. But what are we actually talking about? Remember to subscribe to the podcast which will help you not to miss some of the exciting episodes I’ve got planned for you. In this episode, find out: Why robots […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/003-starting-your-transformation/">003: Starting Your Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Transformation is mentioned almost all the time in retail at present. Everyone seems to be talking about it. But what are we actually talking about? Remember to subscribe to the podcast which will help you not to miss some of the exciting episodes I’ve... Transformation is mentioned almost all the time in retail at present. Everyone seems to be talking about it. But what are we actually talking about? Remember to subscribe to the podcast which will help you not to miss some of the exciting episodes I’ve got planned for you. In this episode, find out: Why robots […] Oliver Banks clean 14:59 002: Who Is Oliver Banks? https://obandco.uk/002-who-is-oliver-banks/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:45 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204873 https://obandco.uk/002-who-is-oliver-banks/#respond https://obandco.uk/002-who-is-oliver-banks/feed/ 0 <p>Oliver Banks is the podcast host of The Retail Transformation Show. Find out about Oliver's background and how his experiences blend together.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/002-who-is-oliver-banks/">002: Who Is Oliver Banks?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Oliver Banks is the podcast host of The Retail Transformation Show. Find out about Oliver's background and how his experiences blend together. Oliver Banks is the podcast host of The Retail Transformation Show. Find out about Oliver's background and how his experiences blend together. Oliver Banks clean 11:27 001: Kicking Off The Retail Transformation Show https://obandco.uk/001-kicking-off-the-retail-transformation-show/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 22:00:33 +0000 https://obandco.uk/?p=204856 https://obandco.uk/001-kicking-off-the-retail-transformation-show/#respond https://obandco.uk/001-kicking-off-the-retail-transformation-show/feed/ 0 <p>Disruption is here and it is facing retail. So now is the time for retail transformation. Join Oliver Banks as he kicks off this new podcast. In this introductory episode, we're setting the scene so be sure to subscribe and don't miss the next episode.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk/001-kicking-off-the-retail-transformation-show/">001: Kicking Off The Retail Transformation Show</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://obandco.uk">OB&Co</a>.</p> Disruption is here and it is facing retail. So now is the time for retail transformation. Join Oliver Banks as he kicks off this new podcast. In this introductory episode, we're setting the scene so be sure to subscribe and don't miss the next episode. Disruption is here and it is facing retail. So now is the time for retail transformation. Join Oliver Banks as he kicks off this new podcast. In this introductory episode, we're setting the scene so be sure to subscribe and don't miss the next episode. Oliver Banks clean 7:20