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GDR’s key takeaways from NRF 2021

GDR CEO Kate Ancketill picks out what surprised her, and what didn’t, at this year’s new look NRF 2021 Chapter One. This year’s iteration of the world's biggest retail conference, NRF 2021, was like no other…

GDR’s Kate Ancketill on “Retail’s Hard Reset” at NRF 2021

On Tuesday (19 January) GDR CEO Kate Ancketill took to the virtual stage at NRF 2021 to discuss Retail’s hard reset: How cataclysmic events accelerate trends, transformation and innovation. Giving the retail trends keynote at the world’s…

Are we entering a new era for subscription retail?

7 January 2021 - Hospitality

As H&M launches its Singular Society retail concept, GDR’s Managing Editor John O’Sullivan explores the recent rise of membership-based retail propositions. The H&M Group has launched an innovative subscription-based lifestyle brand called Singular Society selling items…

Rental gets festive

10 December 2020 - Hospitality

As Westfield London encourages its customers to rent their Christmas decorations this year, GDR’s John O’Sullivan explores 2020’s best new access-over-ownership propositions. Westfield London is promoting the sustainability-focused access-over-ownership trend this Christmas via a pop-up store…

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