Retail intelligence from Richard Hyman

Richard Hyman is a world-leading expert in the retail industry, having provided top-level analytics, insight and thought leadership on retail intelligence for more than 35 years. Richard has advised many of the country’s leading retailers, analysing, forecasting and evaluating all the key sectors and companies across the retail market.  You can also follow Richard via Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.

About What you get

“Throughout all my pleasurable conversations with Richard, he has used his wealth of experience to inform and stimulate our thinking.”

Lord Mark Price
Former MD, Waitrose

Latest Papers

Black Friday body language

So Black Friday itself is now over, albeit many promotions will continue for some days. All that is left is living with the consequences. On the face of it, our Tracker shows participation numbers  this year only 1% higher than last, so what’s changed? Nevertheless, things are very often not quite what they seem in

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Pre Black Friday comp shop

Online may be eating up growing chunks of market share. And it may be disproportionately influencing overall strategies. But walking stores still gives you by far the best feel for what’s happening out there. A compshop along Oxford Street is always highly educational. Clearly, there is more to UK retail than Oxford Street but it

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Depressed clothing – why

Over the past year or more retail has had to learn to live with numerous headwinds. Higher minimum wage, higher apprenticeship levy. And on top, a hugely devalued currency that means it has to pay more for what it sells. How has the industry coped? Well there have been hardly any casualties, lots of upbeat

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“Over many years I have found Richard’s unique brand of thought leadership to be one of the best in the retail world.”

Sir Ian Cheshire
Chairman, Debenhams

About Richard

Having consulted for the owners of John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Kingfisher and Next to name but a few, Richard is now looking to share his 30 years of retail market expertise.

Richardtalksretail offers weekly industry Papers, forecasts and discussion of the key shifts in retail economics and what they mean. There are regular networking events and subscribers  also get some of Richard’s time which can be tailored to specific requirements.



Analysis: access to expert analytics with forecasts and projections across sectors and the companies within them

Thought leadership: what are the key strategic issues facing leadership teams and how they impact the various players

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