Our ongoing consultancy builds and maintains an on-going culture of innovation. Your personal consultant manages a combination of services and develops a dynamic relationship with your brand.

“I have learned more from your quarterly reports than all of the other product or trend tracking tools we subscribe to combined.”

Larry Popelka, Vice President of Marketing, Clorox

CULTURE OF INNOVATION

GDR’s ongoing consultancy has been designed to build and maintain a culture of innovation year round. We tailor and combine our services to suit your specific business requirements. This provides the best suite of tools and consultancy to tackle the core issues within your brand.

A key component of this service is the quarterly presentation delivered by your senior consultant. This pinpoints the key trends impacting retail today, and the drivers for change that will impact your sector over the next five years. GDR’s quarterly presentations are informed by the creative output of agencies, brands and start-ups so your teams are empowered to put our insights into action.

QUARTERLY PRESENTATIONS

A key component of GDR’s retainer is the quarterly presentation delivered by your senior consultant. This pinpoints the key trends impacting retail today, and the drivers for change that will impact your sector over the next five years. GDR’s quarterly presentations are informed by the creative agencies equipped to help you put our insights into action.

OUR STREAMLINED APPROACH

Your senior consultants will also inspire your teams through workshops that help you achieve breakthrough ideas in just a few days.

Advisory meetings, as part of our project consultancy, provide an external perspective on specific issues.

“GDR’s quarterly presentations on the latest trends and innovations in the retail business are always incredibly thorough, thought-provoking and compelling, and have served as the inspiration for a number of new initiatives.”

EVP Chief Creative Officer, Macy’s

ALWAYS AT HAND

Whether it’s to help plan the early stages of a project or to draw multiple teams together and tackle a business issue head-on, your senior consultant is always at hand.

This relationship is supported by:

Daily updates to the digital platform, maintaining a fresh, authoritative resource for ideas and strategies.

Weekly personalised newsletters, with content curated to meet each member’s individual needs.

Quarterly publication of the Global Innovation Report, analysing the trajectory of the latest retail and leisure trends through a compilation of the very best case studies. The report is available in book form and on the digital platform.

UNBIASED PERSPECTIVE

Dedicated trend research and deep-dives illuminate unfamiliar ground and reveal best practice examples. As an independent, media-neutral company, we can provide a thorough and focused perspective without bias.

CASE STUDY

Stuart Foster

Stuart Foster

Vice President

Hilton

"What sets GDR apart is that they not only engage Hilton’s executive, team with innovative and leading ideas, but they are also able to show,why the insights matter to our business. The content is always fresh and new. More importantly, it is curated towards our strategies and GDR’s enthusiasm is infectious."

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OUR TEAM CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS

OTHER SERVICES

DIGITAL PLATFORM.

SHARING AND BUILDING

WORKSHOPS.

SHORTCUT TO SOLUTIONS

CONFERENCE SPEAKING.

INFORM AND INSPIRE

PROJECT CONSULTANCY.

MADE TO MEASURE

FIELD EXPEDITIONS.

REAL-WORLD INSIGHTS

ONGOING CONSULTANCY.

CUSTOM-BUILT