Nicole Shephard is a Berlin-based independent researcher, consultant, and freelance writer. Her work focuses on diversity & inclusion in the workplace and the gendered politics of data and technology.
Diversity and inclusion are at risk of slipping off the radar at a time of crisis, but are essential for a company’s recovery, resilience, and innovation post Covid-19.
The Covid-19 pandemic hit companies around the world with severe disruption and daunting impacts like the loss of footfall and revenue, liquidity challenges or supply chains in disarray.
Research shows that diversity and inclusion make businesses more successful. Diversity in retail matters across leadership, workforce, workplace culture, marketing as well as from a consumer perspective.
Study after study demonstrates how crucial diversity and inclusion practices are to a company’s success. This article examines what these insights mean when applied to the retail industry. (more…)
The UK’s first Purple Tuesday is coming up, a day dedicated to an accessible shopping experience. Explore why accessibility matters (for more than a day) and what you can do to improve it.