2021-04-14T06:00:00+01:00By Megan Dunsby
April is National Stress Awareness Month. With mental health core to wellbeing and productivity, we spoke to executives and experts to understand how retailers can best manage stress to adapt to the next normal
2021-03-30T10:08:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Carpetright chief executive Wilf Walsh has been promoted to the role of chairman at his firm’s parent company.
2021-03-25T00:01:00+00:00By Rosie Shepard
Dozens of retailers have backed a new charter created by the British Retail Consortium to promote diversity and inclusion across the sector.
2021-03-08T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
To celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), executives and staff including Kingfisher, Boots, Dixons Carphone, retailTRUST, Asda and Pets at Home share how they’re challenging inequality, questioning stereotypes and addressing all forms of inequity in the industry.
2021-03-02T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
The global tech organisation has become the headline partner of Retail Week Be Inspired’s Senior Leadership Academy on its journey to support talented retail colleagues with aspirations of the boardroom.
2021-02-22T06:00:00+00:00By Dan Makin
To mark LGBTQ+ history month, Pets at Home vet in practice and British Veterinary Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Association senior vice-president Dan Makin shares how the retailer is stepping up to support the LGBTQ+ community and their allies
2021-02-05T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
Executives from Mars, Frasers Group, Dr Martens, Sainsbury’s, Never Fully Dressed and more have become ambassadors for Retail Week’s Be Inspired programme, pledging to inspire and connect those working in retail to fulfil their career aspirations.
2020-12-14T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
Following a year where business’ D&I agendas have come under scrutiny, 16 brands including M&S, New Look and Sainsbury’s Argos have partnered with Retail Week’s Be Inspired programme to promote diversity and empower their teams.
2020-11-26T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
Industry executives and experts recently gathered at Retail Week’s Virtual Leaders’ Summit to explore what it means to be a leader in retail today. Tune in to their thought-provoking lectures for free on-demand here.
Be Inspired’s six-part podcast – Be Inspired Stories – celebrates the careers of women throughout the retail sector, investigating the personalities behind the job titles.
At the heart of the podcast is Be Inspired’s founding goal: to inspire women through the stories of others and empower them to become the female leaders of tomorrow.
The programme has since evolved to give everyone – whoever they are and whatever their background – the tools, inspiration, knowledge and connections needed to fulfil their career aspirations.
Be Inspired Podcasts
2020-04-22T09:44:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Toast chief executive Suzie de Rohan Willner describes how vision and purpose have made her the leader she is today
2019-08-28T05:00:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Google marketing director shines a spotlight on intersectionality and imposter syndrome in this third instalment of Retail Week’s podcast
2019-07-23T05:00:00+01:00By Rosie Shepard
Episode two of Retail Week’s new podcast Be Inspired Stories hears the story of one woman’s recovery, resilience and reflection.
2019-06-14T13:35:00+01:00By Isobel Chillman
Walgreens Boots Alliance global chief commercial officer Annie Murphy explains why curiosity and intuition are critical to business success.