Headlines about the decline of High Streets are now as regular as Amazon Prime deliveries But it’s not all bleak news. This article by Valentine Quinio, Senior Analyst at Centre for Cities uses examples from places that are doing well to see what a sustainable, long-term future could look like for the Great British High […]
Recent figures from Kantar state that 12.6% of UK grocery sales were carried out online in March 2022 compared with 8.0% three years ago – a significant rise and one that suggests adoption will be permanent. Interestingly, Kantar says that UK shoppers over the age of 65 are now integral to this, with the proportion […]
Gwen Morrison, Partner, Candezent Advisory, joined This Week in Innovation hosts Brian Sathianathan and Jeff Roster for a discussion on the rapid evolution of retail, the buildout of the metaverse and the state of voice technology. https://thisweekininnovation.com/episode/gwen-morrison-partner-candezent-advisory-on-the-the-intersection-of-digital-innovation-and-physical-retail This weekly podcast covers key forces driving innovation in retail and CPG. In this episode Gwen discusses the latest trends […]
NRF’s Big Show 2022 Report
Gwen Morrison, Partner with Candezant Advisory, reports on the National Retail Federation’s Big Show 2022. Writing for The Robin Report, Gwen covers such topics as: How the uneven attendance of both brands and retailers reflects the current and future state of retail The innovations that could shape physical stores The need for agility in a […]
Ian McGarrigle, Chairman of the World Retail Congress and Candezent Advisory member, has informed us that the latest World Retail Congress (WRC) report is available to download:https://www.worldretailcongress.com/congess-content/issue-13-the-retail-world-2021-end-of-year-review This end of year issue has inputs from leading retailers and commentators from around the world on how 2021 has fared for them and looking forward to 2022.
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]