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.

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

Mark Price
MD, Waitrose

Latest Papers

Westfield London May 16

Westfield London comp shop

Westfield London continues to set the standard for mall shopping in the UK. The environment, with its high ceilings, large units, massive walkways and natural light, gives it an unmatched feeling of space. It is also the best place to check out current thinking at most of the UK’s leading lights in non-food retailing. This

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PR trumps BHS fundamentals?

Yet another post around the BHS saga with its myriad levels, characters and issues. It has now settled down into a PR battle and the fight is around the precise narrative. The basic discourse and the issues it focuses on is being shaped by the major actors, not by the events themselves. Sadly, influencing this

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BHS Watford, Feb 16

BHS – my take so far

So this was the week the BHS saga went up several gears. There are more twists and turns to come. The most compelling element of this story is that it isn’t just one story but a number, all connected but in need of independent consideration too. Some of the strands are clearer than others. Many

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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
CEO, Kingfisher

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.



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