Chris Field, CEO of Fieldworks Marketing and Chairman of Retail Connections is an independent retail analyst, industry speaker and broadcast commentator. Chris was a journalist for the Financial Times, Retail Week and edited Retail Technology magazine for 10 years. Formerly commissioning editor of TIME magazine Europe, Chris also chairs many industry conferences including BRC 20:20, Future Stores, and Mobile Shopping.
He is retained by the National Retail Federation in the US to recruit non-US retailer to the speaking platforms at the Big Show in New York each January. As well as one of Sky News’ go-to retail commentators, Chris speaks regularly at international conferences on retailing and writes a weekly blog on tech in retail as managing editor of Retail Connections, an online resource, network which is made up of 12,000 senior EU retailers as part of our network, bringing together people with influence in retail to share their insights on industry innovation.
Chris has a bold and often controversial opinions around the current state of retail and how retailers need to work with technology providers to digitally transform in what is an increasingly competitive and challenging trading environment.
CHRIS IN THE NEWS
Primark is set to open 19 new stores but will you get a new one in your area?
Topshop looks set to stay on the high street as Arcadia rescue plan agreed – and no more stores will close
Philip Green cheers ‘last-minute winner’ as landlords back from Arcadia rescue