Insight’s highly interactive multimedia workshops enable you to benchmark your own development against world class operators, whilst taking time out as a team to consider plans for the future.

A Learning Environment

Sometimes the best advice and learning can come in a workshop environment; an area in which Insight has considerable expertise and reputation, regularly facilitating workshops for individual clients around the world and in our London office.

Our workshops feature tailored presentations and videos. They range in subject matter from creating a fresh food brand identity in fuels retail, to the latest innovation in foodservice combined with the latest global industry trends and developments.

Exchange ideas

Our objective position in the international industry has also allowed us to develop significant international connections and goodwill.

This allows us to act as a “bridge” in setting up connections between non-competing international retailers. Our expertise matches up businesses and facilitates the exchange of practical experience at the most senior level. These exchanges can be very valuable for retailers looking to find out the practical details of operational change.

Issues can range enormously, from a requirement to assess the costs of implementing a new technological innovation like electronic shelf edge labels, or assisted checkout, to preparations for legislative change in tobacco display regulation, to the practicalities of managing successful relationships between oil companies and retailers in joint ventures for both parties.


The Insight team present at industry events and presentation workshops for retail teams in various locations around the world.

Joseph Bona, will be presenting in London on Wednesday 14th June at the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe conference

‘Building the Next Generation Convenience Store of the Future before Amazon Does it’

Technology seems to be changing daily and in ways we could never have imagined. What technologists and futurists are telling us is that disruptive technologies like driverless cars, 3D printers, virtual reality, delivery drones and “grab and go” stores without checkout, are right around the corner but at what point, will they be just part of our normal daily life.

Drawing upon his global experience and uniquely successful track record of retail design, Joseph Bona thinks the unthinkable and challenges the industry to build a bridge to the future, before Amazon does it first. He will examine how disruptive players are reshaping the retail landscape and the impact they might have for c-store operators and fuel retailers as they try to respond to these massive shifts. He will also examine: What new realities of the business model retailers around the world are beginning to fashion in a digitally disrupted retail world; What the role brand plays as the food proposition extends beyond packaged products to foodvenience; and; What fuel retailers should be thinking about as they transform the forecourt to stay close to their urban loving young customers as they change their relationship with the automobile and with bricks & mortar retail.


“On behalf of the Shell conference organization committee I would like to thank you for your interactive & engaging presentation last week in Kuala Lumpur during the ‘Current Reality’ session. Your session was very well received as it provoked new thinking and good debate and you will also be glad to know that the concept of the ‘Petropreneur’ came back multiple times in group discussions through the meeting!”
GM Global Convenience Retail & Lubricants, Shell Downstream Services International B.V.

“Insight Research are very knowledgeable and extremely well connected in the international fuel and convenience retail industry. In order to develop a new convenience retail proposition we needed to gain an understanding of global market best practice and Insight delivered this for us through a series of organised and very well co-ordinated projects delivered here in Chile as well as internationally in the European market. Insight are experts in taking convenience and fuel retailers on the innovation journey!”
Gerente de Marketing, Empresa Nacional de Energía ENEX S.A. CHILE

“Thank you very much for your great presentation at our senior management meeting in Denmark. It was an inspiration to our discussions.”
Administerende Direktor/CEO, Reitan Servicehandel – 7 Eleven operator in Norway, Denmark and Sweden

“Our senior management group found this latest UK & Irish market benchmarking programme the best yet. Insight’s ability to facilitate a mix of focused peer reviews with advanced fuels and convenience store operators like Topaz, tailored programmes of hosted store visits and workshops with specialist consultants gave us great value”.
Retail Marketing Strategist, Engen Petroleum, South Africa

“We wanted a review on our own brand strategy and benchmark our business against UK retailers. Insight’s workshop really helped us understand the market player positions from ASDA to Waitrose. And the time outside of our own work environment facilitated by experienced consultants was very valuable”
Direttore Generale, Despar Servizi – Managing Director, SPAR Italy

“Productive meeting held with Statoil executives. Ideas, innovation and new strategies shared between Engen & Statoil”
Marketing Manager, Engen South Africa

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