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Marcus Chipchase Joins the FRC Team

Marcus Chipchase, a senior retail consultant with 35 years top management experience in fashion, home and food retail has joined Foley Retail Consulting. His career spans 10 years at Marks & Spencer and 12 years at Tesco with a global brief in both companies to enter…

Paul Foley featured in Aldi at Christmas documentary

A new documentary featuring Paul Foley has revealed how German discounter Aldi has conquered the British market - as 13 million British households are set to shop there this Christmas. You can read more about the Channel 5 documentary “Inside: Aldi at Christmas” here . The…

Foley Retail Consulting cooperating with AI Retailer Systems

Keeping up with the newest retail trends, Foley Retail Consulting started a close cooperation with AI Retailer Systems. The two companies are working together to bring AI solutions closer to retailers. AI Retailer Systems is an award-winning Swiss company that specialises in fully automated checkout systems.…

Paul Foley joins the board of Fortenova Group

Paul Foley, Managing Partner of Foley Retail Consulting, recently joined the board of Fortenova Group. Fortenova Group is one of the largest companies in Southeast Europe whose core activities are retail, food production and agriculture. Paul Foley is proud to support the company with his extensive…

Opening of the first large Voli distribution center in Montenegro

Paul Foley, Founder and Managing Partner at FRC and part of Voli’s board of management, was invited to speak at the opening ceremony of the Voli logistics center in Podgorica, Montenegro. [caption id="attachment_4476" align="alignright" width="480"] Paul Foley, Dragan Bokan (Main shareholder and chairman of Voli) and Duško…

Visit our stand at Shoptalk Europe in Copenhagen!

Foley Retail Consulting is exhibiting at Shoptalk Europe from the 9th to 11th of October 2017 in Copenhagen. The event brings together over 220 world-class speakers and more than 2,000 attendees from across Europe and the world. Established retailers and brands, start-ups, tech companies, investors, media and…

Shoptalk Europe retail & e-commerce event – 9-11 October 2017 Copenhagen

Shoptalk Europe has recently released its preliminary agenda and has launched a “Hosted Retailers & Brands Program”, allowing retailers and brands to attend free and receive travel and hotel reimbursement. Paul Foley, Managing Partner at Foley Retail Consulting, is supporting the Shoptalk Europe retail conference as an ambassador. The…

Charity conference call – UK grocery retail

In April 2017, Paul Foley participated in a Charity Day conference call on UK grocery retail. Money was raised by asking specialists to waive their fee whilst simultaneously charging clients - all proceeds went to charity. Thanks to the participants, a grand total of USD 7710 was reached and…

UBS Global Consumer & Retail Conference 2017

Paul Foley, partner at Foley Retail Consulting (FRC) and an ex Aldi UK executive, was a guest speaker at the annual UBS Global Consumer & Retail Conference, which was held in Boston, USA. This two-day event brought together key industry executives, institutional investors and UBS professionals.…

FoodWorks Conference 2016

On October 20th 2016, Paul Foley held the keynote speech at the FoodWorks Conference in Jomtien Beach, Thailand. During the 2016 conference, FoodWorks and AUR (Australian United Retailers Ltd) senior executives outlined FoodWorks´ new retail strategies and focus areas. Conference attendees (store owners and suppliers) also…

HR and leadership potential in Russia

One impressive company in the Human Resources and Leadership field we at FRC have worked closely with on 3 separate projects is "TheXecutives”. They are capable, well connected and service orientated! The team works together with Dr Daniel Thorniley, who is president of the CEEMEA business group and…

DA! discounter launch in Russia

Foley Retail Consulting is proud to be associated with the successful launch of Russia’s first discount food business DA!. The business launched in September 2015 under the leadership of CEO Armin Burger and now has 47 stores trading in Moscow and Moscow region. The retailer, a…

Russian Roulette – Retailing in Russia

In April 2016, Paul Foley, Managing Partner of Foley Retail Consulting, was interviewed for the CASH magazine – Austria’s leading trade magazine for the entire food retail industry and branded goods industry. Paul Foley talked about the volatile Russian retail market and the future consequences for…

Sue Dunn joining the FRC team

We are happy to announce that Sue Dunn has joined the Foley Retail Consulting team as a Senior Consultant. Sue brings with her a wealth of apparel retail knowledge and fashion experience as she has been holding senior positions at House of Fraser for 16 years…

ABRAS Convention Brazil – 17th of September 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wj_B8Hm3MXE On the 17th of September 2015, Paul Foley spoke at the ABRAS convention in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Brazilian Association of Supermarkets (ABRAS) represents the national supermarket sector by offering a networking platform for retailers and strengthens ties between the supermarket industry and the federal government.…

Redburn Access roadshow in London and Paris – 8th and 9th of September 2015

Redburn Access hosts investor meetings, roadshows, field trips and conferences designed to provide original insight into listed companies, industries and markets. This third-party expertise often challenges established views or delivers a fresh perspective. On the 8th and 9th of September 2015, Redburn provided a roadshow in London and Paris.…

Bord Bia Brand Forum

Bord Bia’s Brand Forum works with Irish food and drink companies to develop and grow their brands. The Brand Forum provides quarterly events with expert brand speakers from the food & drink industry worldwide. On the 5th of March 2015, Paul Foley held the keynote address…

Guest speech at the WU Executive Academy

The WU Executive Academy, the business school of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), Europe's largest business university, invited Paul Foley as a guest speaker for their MBA programme. In front of graduate students, managers, experts and high potentials, Paul Foley spoke about the importance…