The death of the high street debate

August 09, 2018 by Kirsty Adams
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The death of the high street debate

“If the high street is dying then why is it that Amazon and Missguided…and others are opening high street shops?” That’s Professor Neil Ashworth.

He leads the debate in episode 2 around the life and death and life of the high street. We also talk about the collapse of ToysRus with former director of distribution Chris Howes. SHD hits its local high street and interviews shoppers Chelsea and Amanda who add their shopping habits into the mix. Stuart Higgins, Director – Retail at BearingPoint, explains why consumers like Chelsea and Amanda have all the power and what this means for retail logistics.

The skills challenge is a major concern for logistics operators. In episode 2 we discuss how the Business on the Move Board game is taking logistics into the classroom with classroom teacher Lorna Clifford and Claire Piotrowski, Future Talent Manager at Kuehne + Nagel.



The Logistics Podcast, brought to you by SHD Logistics, has launched to tackle key topics including death of the high street, Brexodus, Black Friday and healthcare-on-demand. The monthly podcast, presented by SHD editor Kirsty Adams, is published on the first Wednesday of the month to coincide with SHD Logistics magazine. 

Expect interviews with experts from leading retailers, pioneering 3PLs, the associations that represent them and supply chain academics. Each episode tells a story of relevent issues within the  profession which is becoming more visible and more critical every day. 

The Logistics Podcast is avalable on iTunes and Spotify now.

 


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