May 19th, 2016
With so many retail players attending Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition this June, Euromonitor and Twitter are hosting a free networking reception on Wednesday, June 8, from 6-8:30PM in the penthouse at the Railway Exchange Building in Chicago at 224 S. Michigan Ave. Euromonitor’s Head of Global Retailing, Michelle Grant, Consulting Practice Manager – Innovation, […]
April 19th, 2016
In addition to speaking at REConLA 2016, I had the pleasure of joining the technical shopping centre visits before the conference.
January 30th, 2016
Event: ShopTalk Dates: May 15-18, 2016 Location: Aria Las Vegas Event Description: With 3000 attendees, including 300+ CEOs, from 1,000+ companies, Shoptalk is now one of the largest Retail and Ecommerce Events–in its very first year. Shoptalk attracts a senior audience with more than 30% C-level executives and 25% EVPs, SVPs and VPs. It’s an […]
January 19th, 2016
I had the pleasure of attending RISE (Retail Innovation & Shopper Expertise Symposium) on 16 January 2016. I listened to experts talk about single households as an untapped customer segment, how to address current issues with the retail industry and under hyped future trends in retailing.
December 22nd, 2015
Michelle Grant, Head of Retailing, will be attending the RISE conference in New York City on January 16th, 2016. The agenda is filled with topics and trends impacting retailers and brands today, such as bridging the physical – digital connection, disruptors shaping the future of retail, female founders starting up, and the economic outlook for […]
October 13th, 2015
I had the pleasure of attending Shop.org’s Digital Summit in Philadelphia last week. The key trends that struck me were the dilemma of mobile, the next wave of personalization, the globalization of e-commerce and the rapid pace of innovation. The dilemma of mobile The dilemma of mobile is that it is a significant source of […]
August 17th, 2015
On 17 August 2015, Liberty Interactive Media, which owns the homeshopping brand, QVC, announced that it would acquire internet retailer, Zulily Inc, for US$2.4 billion. With the homeshopping channel dying, this is an attempt for Liberty Interactive Media to stay relevant for the long term. Similar moves in the travel industry, though, indicate that this […]
June 16th, 2015
Hudson Bay Company announced its purchase of the department store banner, Galeria Kaufhof, from Metro Group for Euro2.83 billion, including debt, on 15 June 2015. Overall, this is a good move for Metro AG and Hudson Bay Company. Kaufhof only accounted for 5% of Metro’s sales in a fading channel with sales by department stores […]
January 26th, 2015
Euromonitor is pleased to release the top city destinations ranking for 2013. Combined these 100 cities saw overnight arrivals grow by 5.4% in 2013.
November 30th, 2014
Euromonitor International is pleased to present an interview focused on Snapchat and the travel industry with Andrew Cunningham, Community Lead at the digital advertising agency Huge. He has written more detail about his thoughts on brands and Snapchat here. [Editor’s Note: This interview was conducted on October 10th before many of the latest Snapchat features […]