Peter James Ryan Archives - Inside Retail

It’s amazing the difference optimism makes

Peter James Ryan identifies a key characteristic shared by some of the world’s top retailers.

Blurred lines

It’s time for retailers to live where consumers live – in the blurred lines, writes Peter James Ryan.

Mama Myer

Peter James Ryan’s five key initiatives Myer needs to embrace to be a successful competitor in the new world of retail.

The new fashion formula

Peter James Ryan on why the fashion industry must adapt to the new model.

Physical retail needs to win physically

Physical retail is the heart of retail, but to survive and prosper it needs to win physically, writes Peter James Ryan.

The new footprint for physical retail

The right number of stores in the right locations is now a science, says Peter James Ryan.

Global versus hyper local

Peter James Ryan examines the advantages of being a local player in a global industry.

Things were supposed to get better: Technology

In the final installment of his four week series, Peter James Ryan examines the role of technology in retail.

Finding the silver lining

When looked at a certain way, dark clouds often have a silver lining, says Peter James Ryan.

Time for a shift in economic thinking

For survival, every retailer beyond the global volume giants will need to go back to the drawing board, says Peter James Ryan.