The Retailer Summer Edition_2020



Reopening retail: what we’ve learned Most retail shops have now reopened, but they are opening their doors to a very different world. We sat down with Lisa Hooker, UK Consumer Markets Leader at PwC to discuss the world as it is today and what it might look like tomorrow. Watch the video Brexit for beginners Lost track of what’s going on here? We talk to our Trade Policy Advisor, William Bain, to get a brief summary of everything that’s been happening - breaking down the issues in simple terms so you can cut through the weeds and get to what you and your business need to know. Watch here Hear from our CEO, Helen Dickinson Hear Helen explain what the focus of our Annual Retail Industry Lecture will be this year. And why you should join us, physically or virtually, on 4 November. Hear from Helen

Catch up on our trade podcast series with our Trade Policy expert, William Bain, and Director of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium, Aodhan Connolly. Trade podcast episode 4, 6 July: The deadline has passed The UK will be leaving the single market and customs union on 1 January 2020. We look at all the implications for this huge development on the UK-EU relationship. Episode 4 Trade podcast episode 3, 16 June: Is Autumn crunch time? With EU-UK High Level Meetings and the UK Government announcements on border processes, we examined the outcome for UK retailers. Episode 3 Trade podcast episode 2, 27 May: The NI Protocol and International trade negotiations We discussed the latest developments on the protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland and progress (or not) on international trade negotiations. Episode 2 Trade podcast episode 2, 18 May: Brexit is back (it never went away) In the first series of our Trade podcast we recapped on where we have got to and the latest developments in Europe and across the world. Episode 1

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