Moderator - Caroline Baldwin. Speakers: Isabella West, John Hagan, Kieron Smith
Join this RetailEXPO Virtual Conference webinar panel, featuring Isabella West, Founder and CEO, Hirestreet, Kieron Smith, Digital Director, Blackwell's Bookshops, John Hagan, Director of Growth, Purelei and Caroline Baldwin, Editor, Essential Retail discuss the key priorities and actions for survival for retailers during the Covid-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has caused huge industry disruption and left retailers struggling to manage these unprecedented circumstances. Some retailers are seeing hue spikes in demand for goods, some are shifting to an online only model, and others have stopped sales altogether. This panel will examine:
• How Coronavirus has impacted different retailers and how they are coping with the situation
• How to manage key challenges facing retailers – from inventory and supply chain, staffing, health & safety, cash management, liquidity, and cost cutting and more
• What steps retailers should prioritise in order to survive