The Retail sector faces major stress factors and challenges now, in the short-term and long-term future. SWL offers a robust response to these external factors. We have a specialist, niche expertise in productivity improvement within retail operations. We study your business’s DNA, and employ expert forensic data analysis of your operations. We reveal accurate data fact and provide informed decision making capabilities for solutions, tailored to your business. We engender continuous improvement, with an agility to manage change.
In 2020, our ‘Insights’ page will continue to feature regular posts that highlight some of the major challenges facing retailers in the months and years to come. These of course are now dominated by the still-emerging impact of the new coronavirus and COVID-19 outbreak, and we will endeavour to share in a timely fashion other leading Retail Thought Leaders’ insights on this global crisis.
Other recent articles have included major new retail trends, CX, the continued decline in High Street sales, uncertainty of trade tariffs in the face of Brexit, economic stagnation, the 2019 emergence and integration of disruptive technologies, the new business rates, National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage legislation, and a growing wave of pressure from customers in the wake of concerns over packaging waste. SWL is proud to have these issues very much at the heart of its thinking, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss these with you.
SWL – Thought Leaders
SWL’s positive track record springs from our specialist knowledge and ability to understand and adapt to the retail industry’s major challenges. As Thought Leaders in retail, we have access to our substantial body of primary research, we keep our ears closely to the ground, tracking and synthesising short-term and long-term industry trends. Our weekly sources include fellow Thought Leaders: McKinsey & Company, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, Boston Consulting Group and MIT, The Economist, The Grocer, Retail Bulletin and British Retail Consortium. Our clients gain from our ability to adapt our solutions to these significant market changes.
Speak to the Productivity Improvement specialists
Call us on 01527 895020 to discuss how SWL can advise you on productivity improvement in the face of these complex issues.