Insight and Opinion


March 13, 2019

An interview with Ryan De Oliveira, Co-Founder of speciality coffee shop, the Attendant

I have to declare an interest here, I’m a total coffee addict and the move to bigger offices in Clerkenwell last year has only served to fuel my vice ...

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May 10, 2018

‘Digital’ - the high street’s biggest adversary, or secret weapon?

A review of 3 young tech businesses which are working for, and not against, our high streets.

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February 14, 2018

Data: What’s next on the menu? - How to use footfall to identify and leverage new opportunities

The increasing cost base that the F&B sector has faced is well documented but it’s the top line threat that has become all the more apparent over the ...

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May 12, 2017

LDC’s Retail Leaders Forum: a day of collaboration, debate and thought leadership

Yesterday we held our second thought leadership event, the Retail Leaders’ Forum, in the inspiring surroundings of the Saïd Business School in ...

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March 10, 2017

Retail Week Live 2017: a round-up

It was a packed 48 hours at Retail Week Live, with a diverse, eclectic mix of speakers making for a very thought-provoking couple of days. Fellow ...

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October 8, 2015

World Retail Congress 2015 – where do shops fit?

A month ago today I was lucky enough to be flying out to Rome as part of the UK Trade & Investment World Retail Congress delegation. Initially I was ...

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