• LDC’s 18th Retail and Leisure Trends Summit

    Driving retail intelligence with ‘Big Data’

    London | 8th November 2018 | 2:30PM – 6:30PM

    Kindly hosted by BCLP LLP

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What to expect

Driving retail intelligence with Big Data
London | 8th November 2018 | 2:30PM – 6:30PM

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1. A first look at the trends from the UK retail and leisure market from the first half of 2018.

2. Exclusive insights on openings and closures, occupancy and vacancy trends, the health and trajectory of UK locations and a review of brand activity.

3. Predictions for the future based on LDC data and our answer to the question “Where are the opportunities?”

4. Amazing guest speakers sharing their stories on how they are using Big Data to drive intelligence in their organisations and an opportunity to put your questions to them.

5. An opportunity to network with your industry peers.


After Lucy’s presentation, we invite our guest speakers to talk about how they have used data to identify opportunity and drive growth.


Lucy Stainton
Senior Relationship Manager, LDC


John Upton
Chair, Mother Clucker & The Naked Deli


Roger Perowne
CEO, MIG Global


Richard Lim
Chief Executive Officer, Retail Economics


2:30PM – 3:00PM


3:00PM – 3:05PM

Welcome and Introduction

3:05PM – 3:45PM

Keynote presentation

3:45PM – 4:00PM

John Upton
Chair, Mother Clucker & The Naked Deli

4:00PM – 4:15PM

Guest speaker


4:30PM – 5:00PM

Guest speaker


4:30PM – 5:00PM

Q&A session


5:00PM – 5:15PM

Final Remarks and Close

5:15PM – 6:30PM

Drinks Reception

Kindly hosted by BCLP LLP,
Adelaide House, London Bridge, London EC4R 9HA

Please note that tickets are limited for this free event. Please apply for a ticket by completing the form below and we will be in touch shortly to confirm whether you have been successful.

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Lucy joined LDC with extensive experience from her time at CACI and now heads up commercial relationships across the retail, leisure, advisory, investor and private equity verticals. Lucy’s current role involves building and maintaining long-term relationships within some of the UK’s leading brands, working in partnership with occupiers and investors providing data, technology and analytics to power location strategy, competitor tracking, due diligence and portfolio optimisation. Outside of LDC, for the 5th year now, Lucy also works with the Retail Trust and is Deputy Chair of the organising committee for the Retail Trust London Celebration; a flagship event on the industry calendar.

With 20+ years’ commercial and operational experience within blue-chip and fast growing organisations, John is currently Chair at fast growing food brands Mother Clucker and The Naked Deli.   John also spends his time with an Artificial Intelligence CX start up and mentoring others.  Previously, John spent a couple of years at LEON as MD and, prior to that, was part of the senior team at McDonald’s UK (contributing to 10+ years of sustained growth).

Roger has over 18 years’ consulting experience, focussing on research and business strategy development.  His work has included shopper behaviour, market segmentation, commercial due-diligence, brand tracking and customer satisfaction. He has carried out over 100 research and consulting projects across most major industries.

Roger’s work has assisted a broad mix of corporate, governmental and not-for-profit clients, such as Deliveroo, Burberry, Dell, Cancer Research UK, Fitness First, Wagamama and Primark. Prior to founding the research group, MIG, he worked at Interbrand for five years.

Richard is Chief Executive Officer of Retail Economics, an independent economics research consultancy focused on the consumer and retail industry. He also sits on the Strategic Advisory Board at the University of East Anglia’s School of Economics, ranked in the top 10 departments in Economics in the UK. Previously, Richard held the position of Chief Economist at the British Retail Consortium before heading up the Retail Insight and Analytics team. Prior to that, he worked in mergers and acquisitions for Citi. Richard has a wealth of experience in data analytics, retail insight, economics and consumer research.  He lives in London and has a keen interest in behavioural game theory and its application on consumers