THE RETAIL TRANSFORMATION SHOWTHE RETAIL PODCAST TO MAKE YOUR TRANSFORMATION A SUCCESS
ABOUT THIS PODCAST
The podcast for giving you the insight, the ideas and the inspiration that will help you to effectively deliver changes and transformation to your retail operation and business
The Retail Transformation Show is a weekly podcast. Each week, in 30 minutes or less, you’ll hear a mix of solo-shows with myself, Oliver Banks, as well as interviews with other retail and change experts and specialists.
You’ll take away:
- Unique perspectives and greater awareness of what’s going on in the retail market
- Ways to build your “A team” to transform your retail business
- Fresh, new ideas and opportunities to grasp with both hands
- Actionable strategies and tactics to apply to your business and improve retail
- Motivation to help you drive your retail transformation to success
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History is said to repeat itself and follow a cyclical flow. But if this is the case, do we really spend enough time looking backwards to help us move into the future? Retail consultant and avid retail historian, Graham Soult, joins Oliver Banks to understand how to avoid the threats and discover the opportunities by looking back in the retail history books.
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags are picking up pace across all industries – and retail is one sector that is helping drive widespread adoption. Explore how RFID is being used by different categories in the retail sector and in what ways. Join Oliver Banks and guest,. Uwe Hennig, Director of Global RFID Market Development for Avery Dennison Smartrac to discover more about the opportunities with RFID.
Retail has changed because of the pandemic… and retail hasn’t changed because of the pandemic. In fact, the world of retail is an an ever-changing and ever-evolving place. And this provides both new threats as well as opportunities. Join Oliver Banks for episode 150 of the Retail Transformation Show and discover the significant shifts happening in retail at the moment.
High levels of returns can impact the overall performance of retailers. And there are many reasons why returns continue to present such a complex challenge for the entire industry. But without understanding these challenges, it’ll be impossible to find a solution. In this episode, explore the returns conundrum facing retail. Plus, pick up an action plan to help you monitor, control and manage the challenge.
When the discovery phase of the shopping trip is driven through a search bar or menu, it’s not very inspiring for the customer who doesn’t already know exactly what they’re looking for. So, effective discovery represents a massive opportunity for online retailers. In this episode, Oliver Banks continues the conversation to help you transform the discovery phase of your shopping trip.
With so much competition in retail, it has become harder to stand out in the sea of sameness. But the discovery phase remains a major opportunity to transform how you convert your browsers into buyers. In the first of this two-parter, Oliver Banks explores the questions to ask yourself that will show you the way to transform discovery in retail.
Department stores retailers have been polarised – with some seeing huge successes whilst others have struggled as digital channels have grown. So, is there still a place in the retail market for the “department store”? In this episode, special guest Cate Trotter of Insider Trends joins to explore the future of department stores.
Successful transformations require clarity and progress. However, contradictions occur that can prevent progress as there is no clear right answer. In turn, the transformation can stall. In this podcast episode, Oliver Banks explores retail’s big contradictions and how you can overcome these tough problems
The pandemic has disrupted all areas of life, and retail is of course no exception. But as the world’s super-large retailers continue to expand their businesses, there are questions that we must all ask ourselves. These will not only help us survive but present a real opportunity to thrive. In this episode, retail futurist Doug Stephens joins Oliver Banks to explore retail in a post-pandemic world.
The pandemic caused turbulence for many physical stores. However, as life slowly returns, there are some big opportunities for stores to bounce back. Here to report from his store tours, retail consultant, Ian Scott, joins Oliver Banks. So listen now to hear examples of great physical store retailing, including examples from Selfridges, Lush, Primark, Homebase and many more.