Essential Retail Interviews

Oliver Bonas on preparing for GDPR

Oliver Bonas on preparing for GDPR

GDPR will cause disruption within the retail industry, but is ultimately a positive development for retailer and customer alike.

Vita Mojo: the software company that runs its own restaurants

Vita Mojo: the software company that runs its own restaurants

Vita Mojo uses its three company-owned restaurants to test and hone the technology stack it offers to other food and beverage operators.

Video: Co-op on logistics transformation

Video: Co-op on logistics transformation

Essential Retail catches up with Barry Morgan, solutions specialist at The Co-operative, to learn how the retailer is tightening its logistics operations.

Alipay on serving the Chinese consumer

Alipay on serving the Chinese consumer

Alipay's EMEA Business Development Director says China is leading the way with mobile payments, and merchants keen to attract Chinese consumers must adapt accordingly.

Insider Trends: The age of 'post-digital retail'

Insider Trends: The age of 'post-digital retail'

Essential Retail talks to Cate Trotter, head of trends at Insider Trends, about how retail has entered a “post-digital” age.

Big Interview: Orlebar Brown's head of IT Nick Owen

Big Interview: Orlebar Brown's head of IT Nick Owen

Orlebar Brown’s head of IT, Nick Owen, talks Instagram-worthy swim shorts, POS improvements, and “amazing” ERP systems.

Video: JML's digital journey

Video: JML's digital journey

Essential Retail sits down with JML CEO, Ken Daly, to chat about retail survival in a multichannel age.

Q&A: Matt Bradley, event director, RBTE

Q&A: Matt Bradley, event director, RBTE

Essential Retail caught up with event director Matt Bradley to find out what’s new and what’s unmissable at this year’s event

Video: Wyevale Garden Centres on payment disruption

Video: Wyevale Garden Centres on payment disruption

Essential Retail sits down with Wyevale Garden Centres to talk about the impact of payment technology on retail.

Video: The future of retail payments

Video: The future of retail payments

Essential Retail interviews director of Payments Consultancy Ltd, Mark McMurtrie, to quiz him on the future of the payments industry.

M&S CEO talks digital, culture and data

M&S CEO talks digital, culture and data

M&S CEO, Steve Rowe, opens up about the retailer’s digital-first approach and how it is trying to get customers back through its doors.

Q&A: How data science works at Walmart

Q&A: How data science works at Walmart

Alessandro Magnani, distinguished data scientist at Walmart Labs talks about how data is enabling the business

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