Drawing on 30 years of front-line experience and retail industry knowledge, we provide comprehensive solutions to operational and strategic issues. With a strong reputation for integrity and for working closely with our clients, we build mutually beneficial relationships. We work with retailers and brands in a collaborative and committed partnership.
Derek Hughes is Principal of 180 Degrees, a solution based Retail Consultancy with over 30 years of hands-on Retail experience. Derek was CEO and founder of Hughes & Hughes, a founding Director of Insomnia Coffee Company and founding Director of the Bord Gais Irish Book Awards.
Tony has a wide breadth of business skills with senior management experience in areas such as commercial, finance, decision-making, analysis and team building, with a proven record of delivering value to a business. Tony holds a number of non-executive roles and was formally the Chairman and CEO of Tesco Ireland.
Isabelle is the curator of the 180 Degrees Weekly Retail News Digest. She holds a primary degree in Journalism and a MSc in librarianship and information management. With a strong background in research and commercial development, she has a unique skillset and can identify and discern the most reliable, impartial information resources.
Vincent is a senior executive with a proven record in retail with Dunnes Stores, Musgraves, Smyths Toys and Applegreen. Vincent has been responsible, at board level for the successful delivery of large scale business transformation and turnaround programs in the following business sectors: Financial Services, Retail and IT software development.
A senior marketing professional. Eugene has excellent marketing and branding
expertise, with development and implementation skills in digital marketing and