Litmus Retail launches

Litmus Retail has launched.

Led by partners Mike Iddon and Ian Harrison, Litmus Retail specialises in helping outlets and groups deliver high quality and commercially-successful retail solutions that consumers want and like.

Through studying, analysing and measuring industry-wide operating benchmarks, Litmus Retail will help identify bespoke solutions for a range of circumstances – from proposing improved operating methodologies, identifying potential brand partners or leading a tender management process.

With extensive experience working within retail foodservice solutions across various sectors including Leisure, Events, Sport, Healthcare and Higher Education, Litmus Retail brings unrivalled knowledge and a deep understanding of the impact retail outlets have on customer satisfaction levels and sales performance.

Mike has over 30 years’ experience in the foodservice sector including 20 years’ experience within one of the world’s largest foodservice organisations – Compass Group – where he was group healthcare director. He has a wide cross-section of skills and experience including retail brand analysis and foodservice brand development across all foodservice sectors. Additionally, he has a depth of experience in terms of implementation, delivery and best practice transfer.

Ian is a senior foodservice professional having worked within the hospitality and leisure sectors for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience in marketing, market research & analysis, customer insight and branding as well as an international background having worked in Canada developing brands for global foodservice markets and clients. In addition, Ian has FTSE 100 experience based on a range of roles with the Compass Group including responsibility for international B2B brand development as the Group expanded from its UK roots and senior executive roles, including Head of Retail, in the sports, leisure & hospitality teams back in the UK.

To hear more about how Litmus Retail could help develop effective retail solutions that deliver realistic and sustainable revenue growth for your business  visit or drop the team a line at