8 Retail Speakers Delivering Innovation and Commercial Success

Rob Newton 10 December 2018

The retail landscape is undergoing huge transformation and the future of the high street is in doubt. But don't think for a second that it's all doom and gloom, the opportunities for retail brands deliver goods and services to consumers are still there.

This being said, spotting the emerging trends, identifying the opportunities and knowing how to embrace them is a difficult challenge for any business out there - sometimes we all need a little help from an outside expert.

We've rounded up 8 amazing retail speakers  who can help your business innovate and continue along the road of commercial success.

Cate Trotter

Cate is the Founder and Head of Trends at Insider Trends, a leading London-based trendspotting consultancy. She draws on her knowledge of the latest retail innovations and her experience of setting up successful businesses to help global brands create seamless and profitable customer experiences.

Daniel Bobroff

As Founder and former Investment Director of ASOS Ventures, Daniel has been an innovator, entrepreneur and investor for over two decades. He now runs Coded Futures - disruptive tech for the fashion and retail world - and offers key insights into the future of retail, technology and fashion customers.

Justin King

Former CEO of Sainsbury's, Justin harbours a wealth of retail industry knowledge spanning a successful 30-year career. Now the Vice Chairman and Head of Portfolio Businesses at Terra Firma, he shares his insights into change and leadership, emphasising the importance of putting customers first.

Deborah Meaden

Best-known for her role on Dragons' Den, Deborah is a highly successful businesswomen and an expert speaker on topics such as leadership , change management , entrepreneurship  and retail .

Mary Portas

Mary Portas 'Queen of Shops' is the UK's leading authority on retail and branding. She is a retail guru working on high-profile and high street brands, presents her own show and runs her own agency.

PY Gerbeau

Serial entrepreneur, PY has accomplished successful turnarounds and created a £600m property portfolio as CEO of Xscape retail complexes. Renowned for his work at the Dome & EuroDisney, he explains how the prevailing economic climate requires each and every tier of management to be agile, accountable and better at balancing risk.

Ed Bussey

Ed is currently the Founder and CEO of Quill, a disruptive, fast-growth digital content production company, addressing a £10bn+ pa and growing global market for multi-language ecommerce content. He's a fascinating personality who passionately advises audiences on the rapidly evolving internet, content marketing trends, retail trends and new technologies.

Laura Tenison MBE

Laura is one of the most innovative entrepreneurs in the UK and her enormously successful company, JoJo Maman Bébé is one of the UK’s most prominent retail outlets. She helps audiences understand concepts around retail, CSR and entrepreneurial mindset.

For further information or to book a speaker, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070  or email  info@speakerscorner.co.uk .

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