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David Buckingham, CEO

David Buckingham joined Ecrebo as CEO in March 2017 where he oversees the company’s global presence, international growth strategy and technology offering. With over 25 years’ experience within the retail and CPG insights and analytics space, David has held senior leadership positions at leading retail insights and analytics providers including Kantar Retail, IRI, Loyalty Management Group and i2c. Prior to joining Ecrebo, David was President of Aimia Shopper Insights in New York, where he headed up its North America division. Andy brings a wealth of enterprise technology and industry experience to Ecrebo’s commercial operation.

Recent Posts

Turning the POS into a Point of Differentiation

by David Buckingham, CEO | March 29, 2019

The point of sale represents a major investment for a retailer and is not a technology that is needlessly replaced. But the role the POS plays within the industry shouldn’t be..

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Looking back to look forward

by David Buckingham, CEO | February 15, 2019

2019 is already shaping up to be an interesting year for retail. HMV has had mixed fortunes; while 27 stores are closing, 100 stores and more than 1,000 jobs are safe due to a..

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Reviving the High Street

by David Buckingham, CEO | January 30, 2019

The reasons that online-only retailers are so successful are two-fold: convenience and choice. Shoppers can find exactly what they’re looking for, compare products and prices,..

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Has the Department Store Had its Day?

by David Buckingham, CEO | December 12, 2018

I’m sure we can all recall the old-school glamour of department stores of the past. Modelled as gateways to new fashions, new designs and a refuge from the mundane, department..

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Black Friday retrospective — has the novelty worn off?

by David Buckingham, CEO | December 5, 2018

The four-day Black Friday weekend is over for another year and it’s an interesting time to reflect on the event and compare shopper behaviour with previous years. In 2017, the..

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Moving Fashion Forward with Retail Technology

by David Buckingham, CEO | November 15, 2018

Online sales now account for almost 20% of all retail sales. According to Deloitte, that figure grew at ten times the rate of store sales during the first half of 2018. This..

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Retail's Crystal Ball: What does the Future Hold?

by David Buckingham, CEO | November 8, 2018

If this past year is anything to go by, it’s safe to say next year will also be characterised by change. And lots of it.

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