Monthly Archives: September 2011

Top of the Pops

In most economies, consumer confidence languishes at low levels. But how is consumers’ caution leading to reappraisal of their favorite stores?  To say that value is in fashion, or that discounters should be winning, understates the complexity of changing consumer … Continue reading

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Retail Leadership Forum covered in Retail Week

Future retail leaders will need “new leadership skills” to meet multichannel challenges 15 September, 2011 | By Nicola Harrison Future retail leaders will require a new set of leadership skills in order to adapt to the changing dynamics in the … Continue reading

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Retail Leadership Forum

The Financial Times raises the curtain on the Retail Leadership Forum, being co-hosted by OC&C Strategy Consultants, Korn/Ferry International and Goldman Sachs in London, starting tomorrow: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5386557e-dc89-11e0-8654-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1XkmrOR6P

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The dark before the dawn

Retail Week gave its edition of August 12 the strapline ‘Retail’s Darkest Week’. This may turn out to be not too much of an exaggeration, but because of more than riots. The same week saw extreme financial market volatility, and … Continue reading

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