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Natalie Berg

Natalie Berg is Retail Analyst and Founder of NBK Retail, a consultancy specialising in strategy and future trends. She has more than 15 years’ experience heading up research teams at world-leading analyst firms Planet Retail and Kantar. As one of the Top 30 global retail influencers, Berg has produced research on a number of industry topics including: convergence of physical and digital retail, click & collect, customer loyalty, discount retailing, store of the future and frictionless commerce. She is a regular TV and radio commentator and her views on retail have been published in the FT, Guardian, BBC, The Times, Retail Week, among others. Natalie’s latest book, about Amazon's role in shaping the future of retail, will be published by Kogan Page in 2019.

Are department stores doomed? A case study of UK store Debenhams

Weather. Calendar shifts. Experiential spending. Retailers have many “dog ate my homework” excuses for when trading is less than stellar, but when a late...