The 3 ways retail strategy is changing, and what it means for the Field Leader role.
Field leaders are the glue between strategy and execution. As retail strategy is evolving, so is their role.
If you're looking for the very latest insights, editorial, data and debates about Agile Retail Stores, you're in the right place.
With input from retail thought-leaders and global operators, including Alvarez & Marsal, Party City, DXL Group, Microsoft, OmniTalk, LVMH, The Robin Report, REPL, BJSS, RETHINK Retail, Ollie Banks...and so many more!
Scroll down to learn how Agile is changing the face of retail stores in 2022.
"Is a motivated workforce at odds with ensuring task consistency?" With Brian Reaves, former DXL Group; Hasan Javed, Microsoft; David Gore, BJSS.
"Is it possible for stores to act fast, but still minimize the risk of getting things wrong?" With Chris Richardson, Party City; Chris Taylor; Julia Raymond, RETHINK Retail; Alex Genov, Zappos.
“Can retailers relax their top-down command, without reducing business-wide alignment?” With Chris Walton, OmniTalk; Robin Lewis, The Robin Report; Mohit Mohal, A&M Consumer & Retail Group.
"Can retailers feel confident of success, without the reassurance of a 5-year plan?" With Mike Simoncic, A&M; Ollie Banks, Retail Transformation Show; Elinor Noble, LOEWE; Dan Goldman, GAP.
What do we mean by Agile Stores? Referencing software's Agile Manifesto, Quorso has created our own iteration to explain how an Agile Store operates compared to traditional store operations.
In their latest report RETHINK Retail focuses on our favorite topic - Agile Stores. They interview top retail influencers and senior retailers from Lucky Brand, Gap, North Face, Randa Apparel & Accessories, Christian Dior, and Intermix to get their views on agile retail, and feature best-in-class examples of agile retailers: Target, Best Buy, and Nordstrom.
We process 1000s of Missions every day, completed by store teams at world-leading agile retailers, and we're always learning more about the power of Agile Stores. This report covers:
- Why Agile Stores are already winning.
- The value of Agile Stores.
- How to calculate the $ opportunity of Agile Stores to your business.
- What our customers are saying about the transition to Agile Stores.
What does being 'more agile' actually mean? What does Agile Retail actually look like, and where could it take your business? Find out in our 28-page report:
- Why retail should think more like a mobile app.
- Why Walmart, not Amazon, is the future of retail.
- How to fuse the digital with the physical for seamless omnichannel.
- The data and results coming out of Agile Stores.
- How to become Agile, in four steps.
Dave Ritter, MD in Alvarez & Marsal's Consumer & Retail Group, talks to Phil Thorne at Quorso about why a digital-first mindset is no longer a choice for retailers, it's a strategic imperative. Speed and agility have become the new norm. But it doesn't need to be a lengthy, or costly, process - it can be done in five basic steps.