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Be Inspired

‘The choices we make today will have a lasting impact on diversity and inclusion’

2021-06-16T11:11:00+01:00By

Fresh from hosting Retail Week’s Be Inspired virtual conference 2021, TV presenter and Wonder Women founder Ria Hebden reflects on how businesses must empower women and underrepresented groups to fulfil their true potential or risk both losing talent and alienating consumers

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Analysis

Revealed: The secrets of successful store managers

2021-06-15T05:00:00+01:00Promotional research for

Retail Week’s latest report delves into what makes an exceptional store manager and the role they play in empowering frontline staff to deliver outstanding service.

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Be Inspired

How legacy retailers can learn cultural lessons from emerging players

2021-06-11T05:00:00+01:00

Retail Week’s Be Inspired virtual conference brought together leaders from emerging retailers and brands to discuss best practices for workplace culture and D&I. Their insights offer valuable lessons for more established players.

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Opinion

Move of the Week: Waitrose recruits outside partnership for top retail role

2021-06-11T05:00:00+01:00By

Waitrose’s appointment of the Co-op’s Tina Mitchell as its new retail director is significant for a number of reasons.

The man powering one million retail websites

The man powering one million retail websites

Shopify president Harley Finkelstein tells Retail Week how retail now is a battle between the resistant and the resilient.

Interview by Luke Tugby

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