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Join the audience as retail experts discuss 'Leadership in Retail'

19 Feb 2016

All staff and students are welcome at Alliance MBS's next event – part of their Vital Topics series, sponsored by RBS

"Retailing is simple but it ain't easy."
Sam Walton, founder, WalMart

Join our panel of retail experts:

  • Peter Donohoe, Project Lead, Healthy High Streets programme, Business in the Community (on secondment from role as Head of Region, Marks & Spencer)
  • Nicky Little, ex-Matalan and Director, Cirrus, leadership and brand engagement specialists
  • Craig McGregor, Retail Director, Top Shop / Top Man (Arcadia Group)
  • Nigel Murray, Commercial Director, Booths
  • Nicky Unsworth, CEO, co-owner BJL, independent creative agency

They will discuss:

  • What makes a good retail leader and are there enough to go round?
  • Where are the future growth opportunities?
  • How quickly should retailers expand?

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A facilitated by John Pal, senior retail lecturer, Alliance MBS.

Venue: Alliance MBS East, Booth Street East
5.45pm-6.30pm: Registration & drinks reception
6.30pm-7.50pm: Leadership in Retail panel discussion, followed by audience Q&A