Essential Retail's expert panel of commentators includes David Baker, The UK Cards Association; Mark McMurtrie, independent payments expert at Payments Consultancy; James Hammersley, founder of Good Growth; Tim Denison, Ipos Retail Peformance; directors from Alvarez & Marsal; Brendan Doyle, CMS Payments Intelligence; Paul Martin, KPMG Boxwood Insights; Toby Paxton, Deloitte; the Kurt Salmon retail team; consultants from Javelin Group; members of GSMA; and representatives from GS1 UK.
Trevor Stunden, eCommerce strategy manager at ZX Ventures, analyses the need for retailers to improve their last-mile fulfilment options.
Siobhán Géhin, managing director at Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, looks at disruptive technologies impacting retail and the fast-moving start-ups ready to overtake unprepared retailers.
Eric Schaeffer, senior managing director and head of Accenture’s Industrial practice and Michael Neff, managing director, Kurt Salmon, discuss three ways predictive analytics and product lifecycle management PLM are shaking up retail.
Nick Miles, head of Asia-Pacific at IGD, takes look at why grocery shoppers in Singapore are increasingly shopping online.
Philip Rooke, CEO of T-shirt printing e-tailer, Spreadshirt, shares his tips on taking personalisation mobile.
Matthew Rowbotham, partner and head of tax, reward and incentives at Lewis Silkin LLP, takes a look at why e-tailers should consider employee ownership.
Dr Wendy Powell, senior member of the IEEE and reader in virtual reality at University of Portsmouth, talks us through the big retail trend at Mobile World Congress 2017.
Monsoon's technology director, Andy Tudor, explains why retailers need to create an ecosystem of solution providers to deliver the best technology experience.
Mark McMurtrie, director of Payments Consultancy Ltd and chairman of the RBTE Payments Theatre Conference, takes a look at how retailers who invest in their payments capabilities can also improve customer service.
GS1 UK's Jacky Broomhead explains the benefits of using RFID in retail.
Simon Blosse, director in Accenture’s Retail Practice takes a look at how analytic insights can help retailers turn a profit in today's turbulent retail industry.