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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…

Top 5 lockdown Easter campaigns and product launches

GDR Managing Editor John O’Sullivan picks out his favourite examples of how brands are engaging and delighting consumers during lockdown Easter. For the second year in a row, this weekend’s Easter celebrations will be very different…

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…

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…

Join us for the GDR Foresight Festival 2020

GDR Foresight Festival 2020: 28th September - 2nd October 2020 (Daily Lunch & Learn Sessions 12:00 to 13:30 GMT)   In the last 6 months, we’ve witnessed a time of unprecedented change, transformation and innovation on a…

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