It’s no secret that the retail industry is facing huge challenges, with declining footfall and increasing property costs making our frontline workforce extremely vulnerable. Many companies are exploring reducing headcount in favour of digital alternatives. Is this sound strategy or short sighted?
On Wednesday 27th March, our panellists will take to the Main Stage to explore this theme. Confirmed to speak are:
- Anna Blackburn, MD, Beaverbrooks
- Dr. Beth Butterwick, CEO, Karen Millen
- Paul Titterton, Head of Retail Distribution, Virgin Money
- Adam Freeman, CEO at Freeformers
This panel discussion looks to uncover how best to prepare our workforce for the future, and some practical steps to enable change.
Ahead of the panel, we take a deep-dive into this topic and explore some of the key considerations.