The best webinars of 2019

Essential Retail covered some meaty topics on its webinar channel this year, brands including River Island, Moonpig and Feelunique joined us to discuss challenges on topics from information security, through to social media and how to compete with Amazon.

Here’s our round-up of the favourites from this year.

Social media 2.0

River Island and Kantar Retail join Essential Retail to take a look at the impact social media may have on shopping in the coming years.

The store isn't dead

Essential Retail, Kantar and New West End Company examine the store of the future, taking a look at the most innovative stores and share how technology can push the boundaries of the store even further going into 2022 and beyond.

How to compete with Amazon

IGD, IMRG and Prezzybox discuss how retailers can compete in a world with Amazon. 

Demystifying blockchain: a guide for digital retailers

The technology industry claims blockchain will fundamentally change how companies do business. It will provide much-needed visibility in the supply chain as well as enable trust between organisations sharing information. But what is blockchain, exactly…? Listen back to IBM and Pinsent Masons providing an explainer, while discussing the impact on retail.

The China opportunity

Feelunique and Forrester take a look at how Chinese retail is changing and discuss how UK retailers can capitalise on the growing appetite of the Chinese consumer.