Here we discuss topical themes, look at issues affecting our sectors, and react to industry developments.

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Recommended reading for leaders

  By Orlando Martins, CEO and Founder. In my line of work reading, researching, analysing and adding context before drawing…

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Why understanding emotional motivation is the key to post COVID business success

This is a guest blog by friend of ORESA Andy Brent. Andy is an experienced board director and business growth…

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How is Covid-19 impacting people and retail in US, Europe and Middle East?

Is your business international or were you planning on expanding? We caught up with friends of ORESA in the USA,…

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Is Hybrid Retail the Future?

Online shopping continues apace, leaving ecommerce retailers gleefully counting the profits and traditional stores working harder than ever to convert…

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Selfie Pay: Don’t let frictionless payment mean faceless

Biometric-type payments are helping to create a smoother, faster online and in-store experience. But retailers must take care that such…

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Dynamic pricing: the future of UK retail?

  Constantly reducing costs of technology and widespread connectivity are driving the growing adoption of electronic shelf-edge labels (ESLs) and…

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The end of the tech giants?

Does the recent Facebook data scandal spell the end of an era for the tech giants or have they become…

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Why voice-activated shopping won’t shut-up

“Alexa, how will physical retail react to our new-found love?” Last year saw voice-activated retail finally find its feet (and…

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How to become a Non-executive Director

The research we’ve accumulated at ORESA in recent years has shown us that the mismatch between skill sets at board…