Peter James Ryan
Peter James Ryan is a strategic business consultant with over 25 years of marketing, business consulting and promotional experience. Ryan has been responsible for the development of some of Australiaʼs leading retail initiatives, retail brands, retail products, retail environments, retail promotions and retail services through both virtual and physical retail.
Peter James Ryan, Author at Inside Retail
Can someone explain how retailers that sit on some of the world’s richest sources of big data, fail to compete with those who, in some instances, have none?
Modern retailers need to display they care or the cash register won’t ring.
Retail is overdue for a clean out and we’re in the middle of it now – globally.
The current cycle of formulaic trend to factory source will not survive the next decade without massive casualties.
To win in retail you don’t engage in a race to the bottom.
The “belief” in Amazon is about a future that may or may not eventuate.
The management view that everything can be cut down to ‘international benchmarks’ is formulaic nonsense.
Many Australian retail business models are being compared to ‘the walking dead’.
In a world preoccupied with performance at all costs, the language of ‘staff loyalty’ does not fit.
We are ending up with a ‘tick the box’ process based industry and dumbing down retail models, experience and talent.
Resentment toward the ‘negotiation’ of retail lease renewals by tenants has been simmering for a long period of time.
Boards, investors and financiers are forcing retail operators into decisions that cannot work long term.