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Retail Think Tank

Maureen Hinton

Maureen Hinton is Global Retail Research Director at GlobalData Plc, one of the largest data and insight solution providers in the world. The Retail practice specializes in all aspects of retail; helping clients to understand the global retail landscape, and develop, evolve and implement profitable business strategies.

Maureen heads up the team of analysts globally, and is responsible for GlobalData’s syndicated retail content, as well as the delivery of its consultancy projects. She is a regular writer and commentator on retail matters in the media, and has been identified as a Top 10 retail influencer for 2017. Maureen also speaks regularly at retail events and conferences both in the UK and abroad.

Previously, Maureen was Director of Research & Analysis at Verdict Research, while her background is in the clothing retail industry (including roles based in Italy and Russia), she now covers all areas of retail. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a BA in Fashion and Textiles.