This is a list of media appearances by CannyInsights.com’s Graham Soult in 2016, including on TV and radio, and in the press.

Areas of expertise include the changing high street, supermarkets, value retailers, department stores, and brands and marketing.

If you would like to get in touch with Graham about a potential media opportunity, call (0191) 461 0361, or send a message using the contact form or Twitter (@soult).

National

National television interviews

  • BBC News Channel: Live interview from the BBC Newcastle studio, discussing the Tesco/Unilever price dispute (13 October 2016).

Mentions in national press

Quote from Graham in The Observer, 28 August 2016. Photograph by Graham Soult
Quote from Graham in The Observer, 28 August 2016. Photograph by Graham Soult

National radio interviews

  • BBC Radio 5 Live: Live interview with Adam Parsons on Wake Up To Money, discussing Tesco’s Q1 trading results (23 June 2016, from BBC Newcastle studio).
  • BBC Radio Scotland: Live interview about the liquidation of BHS, and the implications for Scotland (3 June 2016, from BBC Radio Merseyside studio).

Mentions in national retail/digital press

Columns written by Graham Soult

Column on the Retail Week website
Column on the Retail Week website

North East and other regions

Local radio interviews

  • Star Radio (Darlington): Pre-recorded interview about winning the Durham Business Group Champion award, and about championing North East business more generally (15 November 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Newcastle: Live interview on whether shops should open on Boxing Day, in light of a petition urging stores to give workers the day off (15 November 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Radio Merseyside: Live interview about the reopening of St John’s Market in Liverpool city centre, and the future for markets more generally (7 November 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Newcastle: Live interview to discuss the unveiling of the Fenwick Christmas window and Christmas shopping habits (4 November 2016, studio)
  • BBC Tees: Live discussion about high-end fashion store Flannels opening in the former BHS in Middlesbrough (2 November 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Tees: Live interview about Tesco/Unilever price dispute (13 October 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Tees: Live discussion about how Middlesbrough can attract and retain national brands (10 October 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Tees: Live discussion about the relaunch of BHS as an online store (29 September 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Radio Merseyside: Pre-recorded interview about the rise of bargain shops, following data showing soaring sales (26 August 2016, telephone).
  • BBC Radio Merseyside: Pre-recorded interview about the liquidation of BHS, and how it might affect Merseyside (3 June 2016, BBC Liverpool studio).
  • BBC Newcastle: Live interview on the collapse of BHS (25 April 2016, studio).
  • BBC Tees: Live interview on how independent shops can compete with multiples (21 April 2016, telephone).
  • Koast Radio (Ashington): Hour-long retail-related discussion, as part of the weekly business programme (11 April, studio).

Mentions in local/regional press

Blogs and podcasts