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Retail reshapes for the post-pandemic shopper

Retail reshapes for the post-pandemic shopper

COVID-19 has accelerated change in the retail sector; the businesses that survive and prosper will be those that react quickest and understand the changing nature of the risks they face and the changing profile of the consumer. Read more »

How Retailers Can Avert a Cyber Crisis

How Retailers Can Avert a Cyber Crisis

Of all the consequences from a cyber-attack, it seems to me that there are two – highlighted in Aon’s report – that are sometimes overlooked, or at least not focused on enough, by the retail sector; business interruption and credit risk. Read more »

Protecting the bottom line, come rain or shine

Protecting the bottom line, come rain or shine

How can parametric insurance help to smooth income volatility for retailers? Read more »

The risks in limiting single use plastic

The risks in limiting single use plastic

The move towards reusable containers, be it for food or drink, is here to stay. From an environmental standpoint this can celebrated however, reusable plastics do present new & challenging hygiene & contamination risks. Read more

Retail crime and security: charting the future

Retail crime and security: charting the future

Has the retail industry thought enough about what rapid changes such as the increased use of technology and changing consumer behaviour mean when it comes to dealing with crime in 10-15 years’ time? Read more

Cyber risk and the supply chain

Cyber risk and the supply chain

Specialists from across the retail sector to discuss crime and security trends, and how retailers can best prepare and respond. Read more

The risks from a vacant property

The risks from a vacant property

For landlords of vacated properties, there is not only the hit from loss of rental income to manage but also the increased risks of problems such as illegal squatting, fly-tipping, vandalism, metal theft, or fire and flood damage. Read more

Food for thought

Food for thought

Aon and South West Business Insider explore the biggest challenges facing the Food and Drink Industry. Read more

Managing risk in the supply chain

Managing risk in the supply chain

From shipping delays to terrorism attacks and cyber hacks – managing the growing risks to the retail supply chain. Read more

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