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The GDR Assembly Report Vol. 2 – Exploring the new frontiers of omni-channel retail

We're delighted to announce that the second edition of The GDR Assembly Report is now available to download for free. Click here to register for your free copy of the report. In this second edition we…

Against all odds: Bill Grimsey on how independent retail can be saved

GDR CEO Kate Ancketill talks to British retail veteran Bill Grimsey about his latest report on the future of the high street: Against All Odds. https://soundcloud.com/user-22128721/bill-grimsey-on-how-independent-retail-can-be-saved/s-5MApvmaEWoo Bill reveals how independent retailers, hospitality and service businesses have…

GDR Assembly Interview 7: Exploring the future of global grocery retail with Jason Soar

In the 7th episode of the GDR Assembly Interview series, GDR’s Head of Strategy Eric Coulon explores the future of global grocery retail with 30-year veteran of UK supermarket giant Sainsbury’s, Jason Soar, who has now…

Empowering your people: how in-store tech is helping store associates deliver excellent customer service

In this sponsored post in collaboration with Scandit we highlight how in-store technology is helping the next generation of store associates deliver game-changing customer service. Technology is changing the face of physical retail. Whether artificial intelligence…

GDR visits… Asda’s sustainability trial store

Since its opening at the end of last year, we’d been desperate to visit Asda’s Middleton store, the location that serves as the supermarket brand’s testbed for all things sustainability. This week, our innovation strategist Charlie…

Essential listening: Catch up on In Conversation With …

In Conversation With is a regular series where GDR CEO Kate Ancketill talks to leaders and successful entrepreneurs about what brands and retail operators should be doing right now to make their businesses fit for the…

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