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Thursday, June 4, 2020

A weekly inspiring podcast with iconic retail leaders, sharing interesting insights and secrets to success in the world of retail & leisure.

Retail & Leisure International is proud to be one of the industry’s most recognizable brands, the RLI name synonymous for connecting the world of retail & leisure and our awards celebrating retail excellence on a global scale. No matter who you speak to, it is a brand that evokes reaction and stimulates conversation. In today’s world, this is immensely powerful. Powerful because in a time when we are divided, communication is what we need the most. Over the past 15 years, we’ve become far more than a magazine and at times like this you have to forge ahead and make room for the future. So we’re turning our attention to achieving our mission in the most effective and impactful way we can: to continue connecting the world of retail and leisure across all our platforms. And I hope that you enjoy our weekly interviews with retail leaders around the world sharing their insights and secrets to success.

Chris Browne


In this episode of RLI Talks, Jayne chats to retail expert Chris Browne who co-founded Ted Baker and now consults for brands across the globe. Recorded in lockdown, Jayne and Chris discuss what retail businesses need to do if they are to survive the impact of COVID 19, with so many big names already facing big problems.

Connor Treacy


In the fourth episode of RLI Talks, Jayne chats to Connor Treacy from Palm Tree Management. Recorded in lockdown with Connor at home in Hollywood, Jayne and Connor discuss the impact COVID 19 has had on the music industry and how the worlds of music and fashion collaborate.

Michael Wilkings


In the third episode of ‘RLI Talks’, Jayne chats to Michael Wilkings from the Debut Development Group. Recorded in lockdown with Michael at home in Canada, Jayne and Michael discuss the impact COVID 19 has had on leisure development and predictions for the next 12 months.

J. Michael Prince


In the second episode of RLI Talks Retail, Jayne chats to Global President & CEO of the US Polo Association, Michael Prince. Recorded in lockdown with Michael at home in Florida, Jayne and Michael discuss the impact COVID 19 has had and the particular challenges that a global business faces when they have locations and staff in hundreds of countries around the world.

Theo Paphitis


Welcome to our first podcast RLI Talks Retail with Entrepreneur and Retail Magnate Theo Paphitis, also well known for his appearance on BBC’s Dragons' Den, he is one of the UK’s most high profile businessmen. His empire spans retail, property, finance and consumer goods. Today we talk to him about Living in Lockdown, life after Covid-19 and Retail Success.