Baku – The Unexpected City
Azerbaijan’s goal of obtaining developed country status by the mid-2020s looks very much achievable, and this is definitely a market opportunity which retailers and brands ignore at their peril…
World Retail Congress 2014
A few choice quotes from the event we hope captures the zeitgeist…
eCommerce in India: Opening Pandora’s Box?
If you think India’s Foreign Direst Investment regulations will deter investors, you should think again!
A Postcard from Tehran
A few thoughts and reflections from the 4th Iran Retail Conference.
Tesco is just dipping its toes in the water with India investment
Tesco has become the first global retailer to try to enter India since it allowed foreign investment in multi-brand retail last year. A brave move, you might think, but just how bold a move is it?
25 Years in the saddle… and I’ve got the scars to prove it!
There is an old retail saying that “if you don’t like change, then you are in the wrong business” … and it is indeed quite startling to consider how much Retailing has changed in the last two and a half decades, and yet how something things have hardly changed at all.
All You Wanted to Know About RMC But Were Afraid to Ask
So we’re half way through 2013 and I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on what’s been going on at RMC since we got back from the Christmas break. Quite a lot, it turns out.
Edinburgh Marathon 2013 (part two)
A huge thank you to who sponsored me and the rest of the running team – you know who you are! We just beat our target and in the process raised over a thousand pounds for The Lauren Currie Twilight Foundation.
Edinburgh Marathon 2013 (part one)
On Sunday, 26th of May, I, Daniel Leftwich, will be running the Edinburgh Marathon in support of the Lauren Currie Foundation…
What use is a company blog if you can’t hijack it for charitable purposes? None, I say!
China Department Store Summit (part three)
If genuine, seamless multi-channel strategies do prevail and succeed in China, what will this mean for landlords and developers? The British experience shows that multi-channel retailing reduces both the size and the number of stores a retailer needs to penetrate the market…