Napoleon famously derided the British as a nation of shopkeepers. But in the Age of Amazon and online shopping, does this still hold true?
Join us to discuss the future of the High Street and what the future might look like. Lord Mark Price, former Managing Director of Waitrose, will provide his unique perspective on the retail industry, sharing his thoughts from more than 30 years in the sector.
18:00 – Registration and refreshments
18:30 – Welcome & address
18:45 – In conversation with Lord Mark Price
19:15 – The future of the high street – A panel discussion
20:00 – Canapes and drinks to finish
*Agenda is subject to change
Dubbed one of Britain’s favourite businessmen, Lord Mark Price was Managing Director of Waitrose for nine years, and Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership for three years. From 2010-2016, he was the founding Chairman of The Prince’s Countryside Fund for HRH The Prince of Wales. From 2011-2015, Mark was Chairman of Business in the Community, which aims to make the UK the world leader at responsible business.
Bianca is an Insight Director and Head of Qualitative Research at Kadence. Across her career of more than a decade, Bianca has worked with brands across the world to help them truly understand who their customer is, their needs, and how best to speak to them. Bianca is a seasoned presenter at conferences, having presented at Qual360 in Washington DC (2018) the Insight Show (2015, 2017) and Customer Journey Conference (2019) amongst others. Bianca graduated from the University of Oxford in 2007 with a degree in Theology.
Amisha Chohan joined Quilter Cheviot in December 2016 to analyse global retail and travel and leisure businesses. Prior to working at Quilter Cheviot, Amisha spent twelve years as a sell-side equity analyst. Amisha read Business Finance at the University of Durham before taking her MA in Finance and Investment at the University of Nottingham.