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Powering progress

Powering progress

An interactive forum for business leaders
looking to challenge and engage with
industry experts on the latest retail trends.

More than a webinar series, “Powering Progress” is an interactive forum where business leaders can challenge, engage with, and be inspired by industry experts as they discuss the latest retail trends.

Once a month, pour yourself a cuppa and join us for breakfast as we explore everything from the impact of COVID-19 on shopping behaviour to how traceability is enabling greater transparency on the things we buy. 

Ask the questions that are keeping you up at night, network with peers, and take a little bit of inspiration into the rest of your day. 

Discover how trusted data is powering business progress

How to build retail resilience in light of a global pandemic

How to build retail resilience in light of a global pandemic

We spoke to Chris Tyas OBE, chair of GS1 UK and former senior vice president and global head of supply chain at Nestlé, about how COVID-19 has changed the retail industry and how retailers need to adapt their supply chains to meet evolving consumer needs.

Is traceability empowering the informed, protected consumer?

Is traceability empowering the informed, protected consumer?

Supply chain experts from Nestlé, IBM, GS1 UK and Cranfield university explored the importance of time, transparency and trust across the end-to-end supply chain and why collaboration is the key to innovation.

EU exit - what does the future hold for British business

EU exit - what does the future hold for British business

Doing business with Europe has changed. We have to navigate new tariffs, additional paperwork and supply chain hold ups. But what will the future hold for British business in the short, medium and long term?

Saving the planet, one drinks container at a time

Saving the planet, one drinks container at a time

The global pandemic may have put certain conversations about saving the planet on the backburner, but that hasn’t stopped manufacturers and environmental agencies pushing through new initiatives with the aim of building a carbon neutral industry.

Why consumers are calling for greater food transparency

Why consumers are calling for greater food transparency

With a fifth of Brits believing they have a food allergy, and only one is six able to identify any allergens in common food groups, will Natasha’s Law go far enough to help inform and protect consumers?

Keep your finger on the pulse

Each month we share a brief summary of the latest retail insights and trends from our industry experts.