Martin Newman | Executive Chairman
Practicology | United Kingdom

Martin Newman, Executive Chairman, Practicology

Martin’s achievements cover over 30 years in Retail, heading up the Multichannel operations of some of the world’s leading brands including Burberry, Intersport, Pentland Brands (Speedo, Berghaus), Harrods and Ted Baker.

Martin was listed in Retail Week’s top 50 eTail Power List for 5 years in a row and is in the top 50 of the Retail Movers & Shakers 2016 report. Martin has judged the World Retail Awards, UK Digital Experience Awards, the PayPal eTail Awards and has judged the Online Retail Awards of Australia and is Chairperson annually at a host of Industry events.  He was also head judge of the Tech Sprint at Retail Week live 2016.

Martin regularly travels around the world to delivery keynotes about the current and future state of Multichannel retailing and global eCommerce trends, and is a regular contributor to various industry titles including Retail Week, Power Retail and Drapers. He recently shared a stage with the founder of the web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee at the World Retail Congress, to talk about what’s next for the web and what does it mean for retailers.

As the CEO of Practicology, a leading global strategic eCommerce and Multichannel consulting practice, Martin has grown the business to over 50 full time employees, and a global footprint with offices in London, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, as well as clients in the United States and EU. He has a list of household clients including Tesco, Canon, Reckitt Benckiser, Boots, House of Fraser, B&Q, Waitrose, Ted Baker, Barbour, Hobbycraft, adidas, Nike, Thomas Pink, Esprit, Kathmandu and Wilkinson to name a few.

Martin is also a board member of several renowned retail companies including Conviviality PLC and White Stuff.

Martin also sits on the KPMG IPSOS Retail Think Tank.

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