Innovation springboard - retail innovation workshops from Insider Trends

Boost your business’s bottom line – without the stress and confusion of navigating this complex subject area alone.

Our step by step system makes it easy for you to get ahead of competitors.

“40% of Fortune 500 companies will not exist in 10 years.”
– John Chambers, CEO, Cisco


57% of retail executives anticipate moderate or massive digital disruption in the next 12 months.
– Russell Reynolds Associates, March 2016

Retail innovation and retail inspiration workshops for profitable retail ecosystems

The future of retail can seem complicated and daunting. Evolving and adapting your business can seem even more so.

How can you ensure that your retail business maximises profits and stays the course?

Our workshops help teams quickly produce bold new ideas and pinpoint pathways to success.

We’ll help you take inspiration and trend information and turn it into a simple, powerful action plan that’ll add at least £100,000 to your business’s bottom line.

“The most innovative companies predict growth of 62% over the next 5 years. The average company expects growth of 35% in the same period.”
– ‘Breakthrough Innovation and Growth’, PWC, September 2013

Retail trend workshops, retail innovation workshops combined with retail safaris

Make money

• Develop gamechanging, practical new ideas to engage customers, grab headlines and boost profits

Boost your company’s longevity

• Move quickly and gain first mover advantage

• Develop new ways of thinking and working that can be applied to any other project

• Identify the most effective quick wins to get ahead

• Prioritise the most impactful long term projects to get ahead

• Improve team enthusiasm and empowerment

• Go home with an action plan that clearly lays out what you need to do next

Save money

• Get it right first time – stop wasting time repeating work

• Pinpoint the right actions and project to suit your brand and budget

• Improve team education, information, communication and clarity

• Connect with the right people faster

• Learn from others’ mistakes and agree how to minimise risk

• Go straight from inspiration to action in two days – no more endless meetings, just book the session, show up and go home with an action plan

• Get the most from your investment in team time and travel – we’ll ensure you get the most from your experience.

Retail trend tours and retail innovation workshops

“Speed is the new currency of business.”
– Marc R. Benioff, Chairman and CEO, Salesforce

Through a series of enjoyable processes and modules, our workshops will:

– Inspire your team
– Help them explore new perspectives, opportunities, concepts and retail trends
– Produce innovative new ideas
– Develop your team’s shorthand for what’s coming next and how you’ll take advantage of it
– Refine ideas according to realistic constraints
– Identify ways to overcome barriers
– Test and improve ideas
– Agree next steps, actions, responsibilities and timelines
– Provide ongoing support and connections if desired

“It stimulated lots of ideas about how we can create stronger connections with consumers in our store environment, and was a great launch activity for our new store design project.”
– Melissa Potter, Managing Director, Clarks International

Retail trend and retail innovation workshops

Our sessions are as enjoyable as they are useful, for good reason – play and joy lead to gamechanging ideas.

Sticky notes have their place. We’ve also got some great twists and unusual approaches that can shift your group’s thinking and experiences up a gear.

We’ll leave you feeling inspired, enthused and confident about what’s coming next – and we’ll turn your input into a tangible action plan worth hundreds of thousands to your business.

“Insider Trends’ insight into the latest trends made the session inspiring, interesting and useful. Its breadth and expertise made it well worth the time and the fees. I’d highly recommend it.”
– Shekhar Deshpande, Global Planning Director, JWT

Retail safaris and retail innovation workshops

Workshops are available as standalone sessions, follow-on sessions after retail safaris, or regular development sessions. Workshops themes include:

– Key retail trends
– Futureproof mindsets and structures
– Better customer journeys
– In-store and online innovations
– Quick wins worth thousands

All sessions are designed in response to your business, its needs and challenges, so get in touch to discuss your session.

93% of executives say that innovation will drive the greatest proportion of their revenue growth.

– ‘Breakthrough Innovation and Growth’, PWC, September 2013


“A lot of big brands are struggling with agility. BlackBerry once had 50% market share, today it’s struggling to stay alive. Unfortunately this is what every company, every big brand, is facing these days.”
– David Butler, VP of Innovation, Coca-Cola

Retail innovation workshops and retail trend insight workshops

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