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Where are the leaders of the future?

Notwithstanding encouraging sales for November, retailing has been challenging for at least the better part of five years. There have been a number of casualties, including most recently Laura Ashley, Roger David, Metalicus and Toys ‘R’ Us, and some significant contraction of store networks. And 2019 is expected to continue the challenging trend. It is worth remembering that retail is a rough and tumble industry that has seen major chains like Brashs, Venture, Retravision, Topshop, Waltons,