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

Brent Cross store visits

Brent Cross was the UK’s first Shopping Mall, opened in 1976.  It is amazing to think that back then, many had serious doubts about its economic viability. Today, it is the jewel in Hammerson’s crown. It may be old and a little claustrophobic but has been a consistent money-making machine and continues to trade very

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Disappointing Marks

Watching M&S over the past decades has been painful, frustrating, but ultimately, very sad. This was once a wholly exceptional company. 30+ years back, it wasn’t just the UK’s outstanding retailer but among the very best on the globe. A true leader in so many things, from fabric innovation to constantly raising the bar on

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Supermarket squeeze – feeling the pinch

Tesco’s latest results pose some fundamental questions about the future landscape of the grocer market. The numbers undoubtedly confirm continued progress in the recovery of the business. The company has stabilised its financials and its operating model. It now trades with a slimmed down, more focused offer with a materially greater balance to own brands.

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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

Direct access: tailored advisory for your company, supporting your teams in tackling your key strategic issues

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