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

Next and M&S – issues and outlook

My last paper talked of the quiet before the storm. Last week we didn’t exactly get a storm but we certainly saw some action. First at Next, delivering a very weak set of results and then two new appointments at M&S. These two businesses are the dominant players in the clothing middle market – by

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Dealing with the coming crunch

There is a rather disconcerting quietness across the industry right now. It feels like the calm before the storm. There are bouts of quite optimistic sentiment in the press which I find rather reminiscent of the property market. Right now, the UK housing market is screwed. The twin factors of stamp duty (surely the most

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Amazon fashion

Amazon’s two page ad in the current UK Vogue is just the latest of a series of clear messages to the market. Having been actively building its team for many months now, this statement of intent is being made to customers as well as all the trade people who regard Vogue as the fashion Bible.

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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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