Oracle Retail Week Awards 2013 – Media Response

| Mar 18, 2013

Following last night’s Oracle Retail Week Awards ceremony, we spoke with two industry leading journalists from Retail Week. As avid watchers of the industry we were keen to hear their thoughts and feedback on this year’s event and winners.

Chris Brook-Carter (Editor-in-Chief) and Jennifer Creevy (Deputy Editor) shared their insights (more...)

Sir Philip Green Scoops Biggest Prize in Retail – Simon Cowell Presents Oracle Retail Week Award

| Mar 15, 2013

At last night’s Oracle Retail Week Awards, Arcadia Group owner Sir Philip Green received the biggest talent prize in British Retail - The Outstanding Contribution to Retail Award.  This celebrated distinction was given to Sir Philip Green in recognition of his brilliant and permanent impact on the British Retail industry. Honouring this level of retail talent, it was befitting that music industry mogul and X-Factor judge Simon Cowell presented the man of the hour with this accolade. The Oracle Retail Week Awards were held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London with a gala dinner attended by over (more...)

Sir Philip Green Scoops Biggest Prize in Retail – Simon Cowell Presents Oracle Retail Week Award

| Mar 15, 2013

At last night’s Oracle Retail Week Awards, Arcadia Group owner Sir Philip Green received the biggest talent prize in British Retail - The Outstanding Contribution to Retail Award.  This celebrated distinction was given to Sir Philip Green in recognition of his brilliant and permanent impact on the British Retail industry. Honouring this level of retail talent, it was befitting that music industry mogul and X-Factor judge Simon Cowell presented the man of the hour with this accolade. The Oracle Retail Week Awards were held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London with a gala dinner attended by over (more...)

The Oracle Retail Week Awards – Winners Announced!

| Mar 15, 2013

The 2013 Oracle Retail Week Awards took place in London last night and proved to be a fantastic event celebrating the best in British retail. Over 1,600 guests saw Sir Philip Green collect the Outstanding Contribution to Retail Award and John Lewis named Oracle Retailer of the Year, during the ceremony hosted by impressionist, playwright and comedian Rory Bremner.

The full list of award winners is as follows:

  • Oracle Retailer of the Year – John Lewis
  • The Clarity Search Retail Leader of the Year – Stefano Pessina, Executive Chairman, Alliance Boots
  • Outstanding Contribution to Retail – Sir Philip Green
  • The (more...)

The Oracle Retail Week Awards – Winners Announced!

| Mar 15, 2013

The 2013 Oracle Retail Week Awards took place in London last night and proved to be a fantastic event celebrating the best in British retail. Over 1,600 guests saw Sir Philip Green collect the Outstanding Contribution to Retail Award and John Lewis named Oracle Retailer of the Year, during the ceremony hosted by impressionist, playwright and comedian Rory Bremner.

The full list of award winners is as follows:

  • Oracle Retailer of the Year – John Lewis
  • The Clarity Search Retail Leader of the Year – Stefano Pessina, Executive Chairman, Alliance Boots
  • Outstanding Contribution to Retail – Sir Philip Green
  • The (more...)

The Oracle Retail Week Awards will soon be here

| Mar 11, 2013

2012 was another challenging year for the UK retail industry, but the Oracle Retail Week Awards held later this week once again show that many retailers are rising to the challenges facing the industry and responding to the pace of change in the market place with innovation, creativity and excellence, that meets the demands of a new and complex breed of customer that is shopping across channels, across borders and across categories.

Oracle’s recent Evolution of Experience Retailing research highlighted the need for UK retailers to deliver a retail experience that is “good for me”, whereby the specific needs and (more...)

Mike Webster Introduces the Evolution of Experience Retailing research

In this video, Mike Webster, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Oracle Retail, introduces the Evolution of Experience Retailing global research, filmed at the Oracle Retail Exchange event in New York in January. The launch took place at The American Museum of Natural History with the research presented to a packed room of leading retailers from around the world.

As detailed in previous posts on this blog, the Evolution of Experience Retailing research was commissioned in order to help retailers identify what consumers really want from their shopping experiences and how they can create strategies and business priorities to (more...)