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Retailing around the world is undergoing huge change, and as a result, the sector is experiencing some of the most interesting and challenging times in its history. The most profound shift is the rise of the Internet economy and the digitally-enabled consumer. This book provides expert analyses of the modern retail sector and argues that retailers should not simply act differently in response to this shift, but they should also think differently and even challenge the organisational and cultural structures on which they have been traditionally built. Expert examination of retail and the fundamental changes caused by the rise of digital technology.

  • Leading consultants and experts provide important insights and analyses of the changes taking place in the retail sector.
  • Essential reading for executives and managers involved in the retail sector.
  • Based on the authors’ work with some of the world’s leading retail companies.
  • Retail is one of the largest and most important business sectors in nearly every country.

Book Details

  • Publisher: LID Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-907794-62-9
  • FORMAT: 216 x 138mm
  • Bookbinding: Hardback
  • Number of pages: 176

ELIX-IIR   Elix-IRR is a strategic advisory firm, offering bespoke, differentiated advice to plan and execute achievable transformation that creates demonstrable business value. It provides inspiration and drive at every step of the process, from defining business strategy, through operating model design and strategic sourcing, to the alignment of major change initiatives. Elix-IRR’s team is comprised of senior professionals from top-tier consulting and services firms, as well as experienced practitioners from industry. It provides insightful, practical and pragmatic advice that leads to real results. For more information, please go to www.elix-irr.com


AUTHORS

Brian KalmsBrian Kalms Brian leads the Elix-IRR Retail practice. He typically consults on key stores, multichannel and retail supply chain initiatives. He has worked with many of the UK’s leading retailers and across most sectors (including food, non-food, speciality and convenience) as well as leading teams in South Africa, China and America.

Oliver FreestoneOliver Freestone Oliver specializes in working with retail and consumer clients with a focus on digital transformation and multichannel technology. Recent projects include designing a digital learning experience for a large UK retailer, developing a Target Operating Model for a leading department store chain and the development and delivery of a digital strategy and transformation programme for an international publisher.


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