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Gwen Morrison on the the Intersection of Digital Innovation & Physical Retail

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 […]

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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 […]

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World Retail Congress 2021 report is now out

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.

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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 […]