A breakfast briefing hosted by Javelin Group

  • 8am
  • 2nd March 2017
  • Blue Fin Building, SE1 0SU

Retail Analytics & Business Insight

A breakfast briefing hosted by Javelin Group, in association with Alteryx and Tableau.

Please complete the form on this page to reserve your place.

If you work in retail finance, marketing, ecommerce, operations, customer insight or property and would like to transform your data analytics and visualisation, come and join our event. You will learn how to gain deeper insights from your data and create visually impactful results, faster than ever before.

Businesses are adopting a new approach to analytics – they are empowering colleagues by embedding self-service analytics across the enterprise – in all departments and functions – and thereby addressing analytical and reporting challenges to deliver quicker and more intelligent decisions. At our breakfast briefing, we will showcase how retailers are doing just this, and the benefits this brings both locally and to the business as a whole.

The morning agenda includes:

  • 8.00am – 9.00am: Registration and buffet breakfast
  • 9.00am – 9.20am: Carl Bradbrook, Associate Director, Javelin Group
  • 9.20am – 9.40am: James White, Head of Analytics & Insight, Krispy Kreme
  • 9.40am – 10.00am: David Thorpe, Market Insight Analyst, Emerging Formats, Asda
  • 10.00am – 10.30am: Analytics live demonstration with Joe Lipski, Managing Consultant, Javelin Group
  • 10.30am – 11.00am: Q&A, networking and refreshments

We will look forward to welcoming you to our breakfast briefing.

Please complete the form on this page to reserve your place.

This event is free to attend and by invitation only. If you would like to request a place, please email carl.bradbrook@javelingroup.com.

  • 8.00am to 11.00am
  • Thursday, 2nd March 2017
  • Tableau office, 8th Floor, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark St, SE1 0SU

Please register here


  • 08.00-09.00Registration and buffet breakfast
  • 09.00-09.20Carl Bradbrook, Javelin Group: Self-service analytics and visual best practice
  • 09.20-09.40James White, Krispy Kreme: Head office to stores: Empowering managers with analytics
  • 09.40-10.00David Thorpe, Asda: How BI can transform your team
  • 10.00-10.30Joe Lipski, Javelin Group: Analytics live retail demonstration using Alteryx and Tableau
  • 10.30-11.00Q&A, networking and refreshments
  • The Javelin Group breakfast briefing is free to attend and by invitation only.


Carl Bradbrook

Associate Director, Javelin Group

Carl Bradbrook is an Associate Director in Javelin Group’s Locations & Analytics practice. Carl leads the Analytics & Business Insight service line and manages key partner relationships. Carl has experience across a wide range of industry sectors, helping organisations with their site location strategy, analytics and data visualisation.

Prior to Javelin Group, Carl was Head of Spacial Analytics at Acxiom, where he specialised in consumer insight, segmentation and market analysis.

James White

Head of Analytics & Insight, Krispy Kreme

James White is a Chartered Management Accountant with 15 years of experience in various finance roles within FMCG and media sectors. Currently at Krispy Kreme, James has advanced MS Excel skills including the ability to program using VBA, vast experience at integrating spreadsheets and accounting packages and has worked extensively with Alteryx and Tableau. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, James worked at Yell as a financial analyst.

David Thorpe

Market Insight Analyst, Emerging Formats, Asda

As a market insight analyst at Asda, David Thorpe is responsible for developing actionable strategic market insight analytics for emerging format channels, specifically eCommerce Grocery Home Shopping and Click & Collect. David has a strong understanding of implementing predictive and geospatial analysis, app development and process improvement using Alteryx and Tableau. David has a degree in Geography from Lancaster University.

Joe Lipski

Managing Consultant, Javelin Group

Joe Lipski is a Managing Consultant in Javelin Group’s Locations & Analytics practice and specialises in business insight, data solutions, visual and customer analytics within the retail and consumer goods sectors. Joe is one of the one of the inaugural five worldwide Alteryx ACEs (Analytics Certified Experts) and has created numerous recognised Tableau visualisations with over 20,000 views.



The venue

Tableau office, 8th floor, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, SE1 0SU

Blue Fin Building

The Tableau office occupies the 8th floor of the award-winning Blue Fin Building. The contemporary building is located on the Thames’ South Bank, next to the Tate Modern, in the vibrant neighbourhood of Southwark. The closest tube and railway stations are Waterloo, Waterloo East and London Bridge. The venue is also served well by buses.