Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2019’


It takes people to bring retail alive

Brian Walker   You walk into a retail store, whatever it is, and if there’s a sense of entertainment and excitement and electricity, you want to be there. – Howard Schultz Retail is and always will be a predominantly people business. And while it is being separated into ‘buying’, which is about commoditised fulfilment models, and ‘shopping’, which is about …

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European retail: The greatest hits

Brian Walker “Jesus freaks out in the street Handing tickets out for God Turning back she just laughs The boulevard is not that bad” – Bernie Taupin European metropolitan retail, at its best, is simply a statement, and having looked more closely last month at Milan and London retail, I can say that is has never been more evident than …

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