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

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Living with leaving

As the shock of Brexit begins to gradually turn to reality, the consequences begin to dawn. It will certainly take a very long time to percolate through. As anyone reading my output knows, my view is that the industry is already in poor shape. This poor shape is driven less by the broader economic situation

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Milton Keynes, Jun 2016

Milton Keynes comp shop

The Centre MK is jointly owned by Intu and Hermes, the fund management company. It is a major shopping destination with over 240 shops and restaurants, occupying around 1.2m square feet of trading space.  A further 100,000 feet of additional space is in the development pipeline. The centre’s catchment population is 2.8 million and attracts

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Asda Watford Sept 14

Asda … changing direction

The news that Roger Burnley will succeed Andy Clarke as CEO at Asda is not much of a surprise. It was widely assumed to be the plan when his appointment was announced some months ago. The timing though is rather sooner than expected and almost certainly, sooner than planned. After all, he hasn’t actually started

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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.



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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