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Bringing Xiaomi Branded Stores to the UK

Terry Greenwood, Partner Candezent Advisory, recently led a complex programme of work to bring Xiaomi branded retail stores to the UK. The first store opened in July 2021 and several more are now planned. Terry has also written some further lessons for both brands and retailers which we’ve shared here: Projects like these are fascinating, […]

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White paper – International Association of Department Stores

You may have seen our recent Candezent in Conversation video with Selvane Mohandas du Ménil, the Managing Director of International Association of Department Stores and Alan Treadgold, Founding Partner, Candezent Advisory. As a follow-up to that, we have created this white paper to download. Topics covered include: Introduction to Selvane and the International Association of […]

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Candezent in Conversation – Selvane Mohandas du Ménil

In this video recorded on 2nd June 2021 Selvane Mohandas du Ménil, Managing Director, International Association of Department Stores speaks with Alan Treadgold, Founding Partner, Candezent Advisory.

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Candezent in Conversation – Apples and Sage Organic Wholefoods

Leo Watling and his wife Jenny founded Apples & Sage in Melbourne 8 years ago. Before Apples and Sage, Leo had spent a lifetime in retailing, including leadership roles with some of Australia’s largest retailers. The journey to establishing Apples & Sage is a very personal one for Jenny and Leo. Today, Apples & Sage […]

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Retail Marketing Hackathon

On March 11-18, a Retail Marketing Hackathon was held in Moscow with the support of Candezent Advisory. The Retail Academy Russia, led by Candezent Partner Alexey Filatov, led the event on behalf of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and the non-profit organization Roskachestvo. The teams of participants were faced with the task […]

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The Future of Physical Retailing – Video Part 1

Following on from our published report on “The Future of Physical Retailing” you now have the chance to view Part 1 of the Virtual Round Table Discussion – titled “How much more fallout in physical retail should we expect to see?” Other parts are available to watch on The Candezent Advisory YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQtoBO9j5I10qMrTlo4wClg

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The Future of Physical Retailing – Virtual Round Table Discussion

On 9th March 2021 various participants from Candezent Advisory conducted a virtual round table discussion on the future of physical retailing Participants: Ian McGarrigle (Moderator)Chairman, World Retail Congress, Partner Candezent Advisory Gwen MorrisonUS-based senior advisor; ex-CEO The Store, Partner Candezent Advisory Andrew LeaverCEO, BlueSquare Group, The UK’s leading Retail Marketing Agency Jonathan ReynoldsDeputy Dean, Said […]

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It’s time for the retail industry to be cautiously optimistic for its future

Before COVID-19 struck with such vengeance, the retail industry globally was already in a state of accelerated and highly disruptive change. Now the flight to online as a preferred shopping channel has taken place at extraordinary speed.In this latest post for the Oxford University Press, Candezent Advisory Founder Alan Treadgold explains the impact and that […]

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Ten things to focus on when navigating the new retail landscape

Candezent Advisory partners Jonathan Reynolds and Alan Treadgold recently wrote a short piece on Retail and Covid-19 for Said Business School’s Oxford Answers series. This article covers the immediate uncertainty and suggests ten areas on which retail enterprise leaders need to focus in order to build necessary resilience into their enterprises and create transformed businesses that […]

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WRC report with article by Candezent Advisory team

Issue 9 of the World Retail Congress reports has been just been published. This publication reviews 2020 and looks ahead to 2021 and brings together an incredible line-up of senior retailers, retail experts and commentators … plus it contains a really great piece by Candezent Advisory members Alan Treadgold and Jonathan Reynolds on the impact […]