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.
2020-11-13T06:00:00+00:00By Megan Dunsby
Former Tesco chief executive and WWF chair Dave Lewis sat down with Retail Week editor Luke Tugby at the Virtual Leaders’ Summit to discuss how leaders can ensure that the retail sector really is the best it can be.
2020-11-06T06:00:00+00:00By Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones
As The Black Farmer founder and CEO Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones prepares to speak at day one of RWRC’s Virtual Leaders Summit on November 10, he shares the motivation behind building his brand and what it has taught him about how leaders, and their teams, can break through the confines of race, ...
As England goes back into national lockdown, fears are rising that the country could be about to be gripped by a mental health crisis.
2020-10-27T06:00:00+00:00By Bridget Lea
Bridget Lea may be Sainsbury’s managing director for the North now, but when she was coming up through the ranks she never saw a senior retail leader who looked like her.
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.