Deloitte: Combating COVID-19 – A retail response

COVID-19 is having an unprecedented impact on the retail sector and is significantly changing the way we live and operate. Join us for an exclusive webinar in association with Deloitte Australia to hear perspectives on how retail organisations are responding to and combating COVID-19.


Tuesday 31st of March,

12:30 – 1.30PM

Webinar joining details will be sent following registration via this link –

**please note that the total number of registrations for this webinar are capped at 250.


Facilitated by David White, Deloitte Australia’s National Retail Lead, hear from retail and financial advisory experts, Vaughan Strawbridge and Richard Young as they explore the following topics:

What are we seeing in the community given COVID-19?

What future scenarios are retailers planning for? And how is this planning being done?

How are consumer behaviours changing, and how can you adapt?

How can your company respond with the following tactics?

(Scenario planning, Capital solutions, Landlord strategy, Resilient leadership and Staff retention / Social Responsibility)


David White – National Retail, Wholesale & Distribution Lead, Deloitte Australia: With more than 22 years’ experience working in the UK and Australia specialising in the retail sector, David combines his deep insight into the retail sector dynamics with consumer and market trends to generate opportunities for growth. Working closely with Deloitte Australia’s global and APAC teams, David directs all of the firm’s key retail sector activities to provide perspectives and solutions that enable growth and success for our retail clients.

Vaughan Strawbridge – Financial Advisory Partner, Deloitte Australia: Vaughan is a partner of Financial Advisory and the leader of NSW’s Restructuring Services practice. He has more than 25 years’ experience in reorganisation services across Australia, South East Asia and the UK. His expertise is providing a roadmap to maximise future value for the stakeholders of underperforming businesses. This involves business enhancement, cost reduction, cash management, operational and financial restructuring/turnaround, and formal/informal insolvency engagements.

Richard Young – Financial Advisory Partner, Deloitte Australia: Richard is a turnaround and profit improvement specialist and an experienced leader of turnaround and profit improvement diagnostics and execution. He advises and leads large scale improvement programs with a significant focus on delivering identifiable profit and cash flow improvement. He works with clients facing periods of significant disruption or change, including through M&A transactions.


David White – National Retail, Wholesale & Distribution Lead, Deloitte Australia


Vaughan Strawbridge – Financial Advisory Partner, Deloitte Australia


Richard Young – Financial Advisory Partner, Deloitte Australia



31 Mar 2020 Tue 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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