Kate Ancketill

Kate is a business futurist with a retail, consumer, brand, hospitality and technology specialisation, making complex societal shifts and emerging technologies relatable for any audience.
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Kate is a business futurist with a retail, consumer, brand, hospitality and technology specialisation, making complex societal shifts and emerging technologies relatable for any audience.

As CEO and founder of Business Futurist consultancy GDR, Kate is a ‘wayfinder to the future’ with a tech, consumer, retail and brand specialisation. GDR is the innovation partner to around 30 of the world’s largest consumer brands, including: Target, P&G, Costa Coffee, Coca-Cola, Clorox, Danone, Carlsberg, Google, Microsoft, Jaguar Landrover, Tesco, Sainsburys and Lego.

Kate Ancketill delivers compelling big picture narratives explaining how retail, brands and experiences are changing as a result of climate, economic, cultural and social shifts, the technology revolution and the cost of living crisis. She advises on the near to medium term future of customer experience, how marketing is evolving, and how best in class global players are using tech to meet emerging environmental and customer demands.

Kate Ancketill takes a cross-sector, global view of innovation, which includes any interaction between brand and consumer, on or offline. Her goal is to make the audience feel inspired about their industry and their own ability to create, shape, or transform the future. She has the ability to clearly explain complex trends, societal shifts, or emerging technologies in a way that is relatable for any audience.

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Featured Topics Include:

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What are the big global disruptors to retail and commerce and how can we mitigate them?
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How will brands and retail fare in a future shaped by the looming climate and cost of living crisis?
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The implications of virtual worlds and consumption in the metaverse.
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Who are Gen Z and Alpha consumers? What are the wants and needs of a generation whose spending powers will exceed that of today's boomers and millennials combined by 2030.
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What's the future of customer experience - both in physical retail and online.
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Business practices in the context of decentralised fintech and cryptocurrencies.
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What is the future of the high street, e-commerce and everything in between? At home and around the world.
1
What are the big global disruptors to retail and commerce and how can we mitigate them?
2
How will brands and retail fare in a future shaped by the looming climate and cost of living crisis?
3
The implications of virtual worlds and consumption in the metaverse.
4
Who are Gen Z and Alpha consumers? What are the wants and needs of a generation whose spending powers will exceed that of today's boomers and millennials combined by 2030.
5
What's the future of customer experience - both in physical retail and online.
6
Business practices in the context of decentralised fintech and cryptocurrencies.
7
What is the future of the high street, e-commerce and everything in between? At home and around the world.
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