London, May 12, 2008- Conchango, the business and technology consultancy, has announced the appointment of Martin Newman as Retail Managing Consultant. Martin joins Conchango from the premium fashion brand, Ted Baker, where he has spent the last 18 months heading up its successful e-commerce team.

Martin’s role will be to provide strategic consultancy to Conchango’s current clients and prospects. Within the agency he will also provide counsel on project delivery, supporting pre-sales and mentoring for Conchango’s dedicated retail team.

On his new role, Martin Newman says, “By working for the leading e-commerce and multi-channel consultancy in the UK, I will be able to leverage my experience to help many retailers take advantage of all of the commercial opportunities now available through technology”

Martin, who joins Conchango in June, has 20 years experience across all aspects of retail commerce, including mail order, web kiosks, mobile and e-commerce. Martin previously held the role of head of e-commerce for Burberry and Pentland brands and prior to that was the head of marketing for Harrods’ home shopping.

Lynne Davidson, Head of Retail Consulting, Conchango comments, “ The retail team is going from strength to strength and we’re delighted to be bringing aboard someone who has first hand client-side experience of implementing advanced e-commerce strategies”

About Conchango
Conchango is one of the largest consultancies in the UK delivering strategic, creative and technical solutions to businesses and organisations across the globe. Founded in 1991, Conchango today is a leading industry presence. They help clients to understand the capabilities and unique opportunities of the digital space.

Conchango works with clients to develop deep insights and effective, measurable strategies for the future – whether short or long term. They develop robust multi-channel solutions and delightful experiences that are engaging, immersive, useful and accessible from day one. They marry strategic and creative endeavour with first-class technology development and systems integration. The resulting experiences are applications, websites, intranets, kiosks and mobile applications that help to drive loyalty and advocacy over time.

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Published on: 12:00AM on 12th May 2008