As commercial content director, Nicola leads Retail Week's growing content marketing business Connect.
Her team produces intelligent and timely thought leadership content for a range of big clients such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft through products including comprehensive reports and live and virtual events.
Nicola’s job is to ensure quality content across all of Connect’s output and to lead on product development, while ensuring Connect hits its quarterly revenue targets.
She chairs panels, speaks at events and delivers client presentations.
Nicola has 14 years experience as a business journalist. She has held positions including news editor and content editor at Retail Week, during which time she led the editorial team to a digital-first approach. Nicola joined the Connect team in 2017.
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Consumers have revealed which brands they most want to see on their local high streets as part of a wide-ranging new report.
Retail Week’s panel debate on data collaboration heard senior retail figures criticise Amazon for lack of personalisation despite its supposedly enviable customer data.
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Asda’s nightmarish Q2 update was good news for its rivals, not just because the 7.5% LFL tumble was further evidence of how far it lags its peers.
BHS’s Oxford Street flagship in London closed its doors for the final time this weekend.
Wilko has poached Argos retail stores director Anthony Houghton as it gears up for an aggressive push into London and the Southeast.
The DIY market is about to get a makeover and a rather exciting one at that, as Bunnings prepares to tackle the UK with its revamped Homebase stores.
The team discuss the top stories from across the industry this week, including a closer look at Robin Terrell’s departure from Tesco.
In a world where Next is finding trading tough, you have to feel for the rest of the apparel market in what has been a challenging year so far.
It may have seemed like a big deal, but for many the move by McColl’s to snap up 298 of Co-op Food’s smaller stores did not come as a surprise.
As is often the case with our unpredictable British summer weather, June proved to be a bit of a washout on the high street.
The team discusses the drop in M&S’s sales, Sainsbury’s ending its partnership with Netto and a rumoured move to politics for the John Lewis boss.
When Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe unveiled its Netto venture, the grocery chief said it could “open up a new long term growth opportunity”.
Mary Portas explains that retail could be in for “a very good summer” after Brexit caused a favourable market for international money.
The least surprising thing about last week’s vote for the UK to leave the European Union was the impact that it had on retailers’ shares.
Editor-in-chief Chris Brook-Carter joins the team to discuss the wider impact on the retail industry of a stunning Brexit result.