Essential Retail Interviews

Big Interview: Matalan on recruiting digital talent

Big Interview: Matalan on recruiting digital talent

Essential Retail travels to Matalan’s HQ in Knowsley to sit down with eCommerce director, Paul Hornby, who describes how the retailer is attracting digital talent.

Bricks and mortar expansion plan for furniture brand Fredericia

Bricks and mortar expansion plan for furniture brand Fredericia

Fredericia CEO Kaja Møller explains its UK expansion strategy

Birchbox’s MD on laying the foundations for a personalisation drive

Birchbox’s MD on laying the foundations for a personalisation drive

Essential Retail catches up with Birchbox to learn more about its journey to true personalisation online.

Diageo's Greg Klingaman on using physical stores as experiential marketing vehicles

Diageo's Greg Klingaman on using physical stores as experiential marketing vehicles

Interview: Greg Klingaman of Diageo on experiential stores as marketing vehicles

Reece Caizzo Brown on Newlife's commitment to charity, environment and experience

Reece Caizzo Brown on Newlife's commitment to charity, environment and experience

Interview: Reece Caizzo Brown says customer experience shouldn't suffer in charity stores

X5 Retail systematically sourcing innovation

X5 Retail systematically sourcing innovation

Russian grocer, X5 Retail, details how it is working with start-ups to fast-track innovation.

Q&A: The Perfume Shop on pop-ups

Q&A: The Perfume Shop on pop-ups

Essential Retail catches up with The Perfume Shop to talk about its latest Covent Garden ‘Shop of Feelings’ pop-up.

Marion Dillon of ICON at the 02 on building an outlet centre inside a design icon

Marion Dillon of ICON at the 02 on building an outlet centre inside a design icon

Interview: Marion Dillon, leasing director of the ICON Outlet at the O2

In-store beauty services help Superdrug battle online rivals says Jerry Walkling

In-store beauty services help Superdrug battle online rivals says Jerry Walkling

In-store beauty services are helping Superdrug fight back against online rivals says sales operations director Jerry Walkling

How in-store beauty services are helping Superdrug battle with online

How in-store beauty services are helping Superdrug battle with online

Essential Retail speaks to Superdrug about how its in-store beauty services are helping the retailer stay fresh and relevant on the high street.

Beware over-design of shopping centres says Hammerson sustainability head Louise Ellison

Beware over-design of shopping centres says Hammerson sustainability head Louise Ellison

Hammerson head of sustainability Louise Ellison says relationships are changing in shopping centres

Little Greene head of retail Rebecca Ruddle talks about brand building through stores

Little Greene head of retail Rebecca Ruddle talks about brand building through stores

Interview with paint brand Little Greene's head of retail Rebecca Ruddle

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