Retail’s Big Recovery: With Lord Mark Price

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In conversation with Fairtrade Foundation Chairman and life peer, Lord Mark Price, and Attensi Retail BD Director, Dan Scott. Get your staff prepared and supported to accelerate into 2021, and beyond.

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The retail sector knows about bouncing back from challenging times all too well. But 2020 may be the most challenging in living memory. Local and national lockdowns. Staff furlough. Pressure from online. And Brexit looming on the horizon.

To help us make sense of it all, we’ve called in who the Independent has dubbed ‘one of the nation’s favourite businessmen’, Lord Mark Price. As a former Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis PartnershipUK government minister, current Chairman of Fairtrade, and sitting member of the House of Lords, his CV speaks for itself. And that’s before mentioning his founder status of and Engaging Business.

Join us in conversation with Attensi Retail BD Director, Dan Scott, to uncover how preparing your staff for whatever retail faces next will be imperative to our industry’s recovery.

In this discussion you will learn:


✅ Which numbers and metrics will matter most for measuring retail’s future success.

✅ How the shift from physical to digital sales can and will affect working behaviours.

✅ The steps retailers can take to prepare for the dual challenges of Brexit and COVID-19 restrictions.

✅ How digital platforms will elevate the position of HR and People functions on the road ahead.



Lord Mark Price – Chairman, The Fairtrade Foundation. Founder,, Engaging Business.


Mark Price joined the UK government as the Minister of State for Trade and Investment at the invitation of David Cameron in April 2016. He was made a life peer in February 2016 to become The Lord Price CVO and Baron Price of Sturminster Newton.

Mark was reappointed by Theresa May to her post-Brexit Government, with specific responsibility for negotiating the UKs future trade deals and is Chairman of Fairtrade. Mark was Managing Director of Waitrose for the preceding 9 years, and Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership for 3 years.

Dan Scott – Retail BD Director, Attensi


Dan Scott is Retail BD Director at Attensi, where he helps leading retail organizations to carry out large-scale transformational changes through gamified simulation training.

With over 20 years of experience in the retail industry, Dan has worked with the likes ASDA, The Fragrance Shop, Lidl, and many others to provide creative, effective solutions that deliver tangible impact on core business KPIs.

About Attensi


Attensi is the world’s leading gamified simulation training provider. Driven by the best of psychology, learning, and gaming, our solutions engage your staff with measurable impact on your KPIs.

How are you training your people for 2021?

Group classrooms are not an option for the foreseeable future.

❌ Mentoring through video chat ties up your best people and removes them from where they are most effective.

❌ E-learning software is too linear, too restrictive, and does not engage like an interactive format should.

Find out today how gamified simulation training could empower your people with the skills to tackle next year and beyond, with impact on your business goals that you can showcase.