Modern Retail

Editorial Board

Modern Retail has brought together a panel of industry experts, who are specialists in their chosen fields, to provide high-quality, impartial and informative content to help retailers grow. You can read more about our Editorial Board members below, connect with them on social media, or click through to read their content.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Editorial Board, please email our Managing Editor, Rob Gamage – rob@modernretail.co.uk

Zoe Hewett

Zoe Hewett

Zoë Hewett is a member of Modern Retail’s Editorial Board. Zoë is an interior designer with a background in theatre design and visual merchandising. A former Visual Merchandiser for Habitat, Zoë now specialises in helping independent retailers make their mark on the high street.

Visit http://www.zoehewettinteriors.co.uk/ for more info.

Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva

Dax Dasilva is the founder and CEO of Lightspeed and a member of Modern Retail's Editorial Board. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed develops a cloud-based EPOS platform used by over 50,000 independent retailers, restaurants and eCommerce merchants worldwide to run better businesses and process over £12 billion in transactions annually.

Visit https://lightspeedhq.co.uk for more info.

Paul Laville

Paul Laville

Paul, CEO of the T21 Group and a member of Modern Retail's Editorial Board, has worked in commercial business development, retail sales and training for around 25 years. Leading T21 from the front, Paul is an experienced trainer, demonstrator, writer and speaker. He has appeared on TV and contributes regularly to other industry journals and magazines such as ERT and Innovative Electrical Retailing.

Visit https://t21uk.com for more info.

David Anthony

David Anthony

David is a London-based Visual Merchandiser and a member of Modern Retail's Editorial Board. With over 30 years' experience and a background in fashion & homewares where he learnt the art of Visual Merchandising and Styling, through department stores and boutiques, David has a varied background and now freelances in the cafe, food and retail lifestyle sector and the world of fashion and homeware brands.

Visit David's blog at https://www.davidanthonycreative.com/ for more retail stories, as well as inspiring content on art, design and more...

Komal Helyer

With over 14 years of email and digital experience, Komal brings to Pure360 a deep understanding of marketing strategy, marketers' needs and how that translates into use of marketing technology. She leads the Pure360 marketing team focussing on market positioning, market growth strategies and customer lifecycle marketing for brands in the retail and ecommerce space.

Komal has worked with some of the world’s leading brands including Screwfix, Carphone Warehouse, Black & Decker, helping them get the best results from their email and digital marketing.

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