Jack and Ian's Retail Ramble

Jack Stratten and Ian Scott’s insider guide to the most interesting new stores and retail experiences


Join Jack Stratten and Ian Scott as they share the most interesting new stores and retail experiences they’ve discovered each month.

With insights into the latest retail trends and innovations, their insider perspective will have you looking at retail differently.

Jack and Ian’s Retail Ramble is brought to you by Jack Stratten, Head of Trends at retail trends agency Insider Trends and Ian Scott, Founder of Ian Scott Retail Consulting.

Jack Stratten

Head of Trends

Jack is a leading retail expert. He has scouted stores across 5 continents, to share first-hand experience of what works – and what doesn’t. As an in-demand retail speaker, Jack has delivered keynotes and retail tours to audiences worldwide including blue-chip brands such as Nike, Hugo Boss, BNP Paribas, EE, Ikea, Shell, Aggregate Industries, Galeries Lafayette, Freeths, Marks & Spencer, Jaguar Land Rover, Costa Coffee, Diageo, Unibail Rodamco Westfield, Nespresso, Microsoft, The National Trust, Twilio and LVMH.

Ian Scott

Founder of Ian Scott Retail Consulting

Ian is an independent consultant with 23 years experience within the retail sector. He travels extensively, visiting stores around the world, as well as writing in depth about what he discovers. Working at a strategic level with brands and retailers, he provides insights, assisting with store development and offering a consumer centric perspective. He introduced the concept of Symbiotic Retail, highlighting how all channels need to work together as one ecosystem for the benefit of the shopper. Ian hosts Retail Safaris in major cities around the world, offering a real world perspective on the best practice within bricks and mortar retail. A keynote speaker, panel moderator and presenter, speaking at events including NRF, Marketing Week Live, Retail Technology Show, Retail Insight and conferences for The Grocer and Retail Gazette. He will be giving a TEDx speech on physical retail in January 2024.