The GSCOP expertsThe GSCOP experts – biggest trainer in UK. Saving suppliers £11m last year
Commercial trainers – full suite of supportWe have worked on both sides of the table
Retail expertiseWe are ex-retailers and know how they work. We have trained them!

The retail mind was founded by two former supermarket executives who have a combined experience of more than 60 years working in the groceries sector alongside suppliers and manufacturers.  Believing that there is a better way of doing business by building trust at the buyer – seller relationship. 

An end to end solution for suppliers both large and small.

The retail mind is a full-service groceries retail consultancy practice.  We always deliver high energy and passionate support be that workshop, consulting or dispute resolution.  We show what it’s like to be a retailer, putting you in their shoes and then demonstrating the best approaches, be that driving growth, adding value, or de-risking your business.

Our Services
  • GSCOP Training
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Consulting
  • Training
  • We deliver more GSCOP workshops than any other provider and have trained almost 1000 delegates on the Code. We work with clients of all sizes and have trained in venues from a farmhouse table through to the offices of the UKs largest Food & Drink Trade body. The size of your business is not important as the Groceries Supply Code of Practice is relevant for any Supplier that works with the 13 Designated Retailers. Read More

  • We have worked with a number of clients in the past five years providing advice and guidance. We have worked on disputes with ten of the thirteen Designated Retailers and currently have a 100% success rate having saved our clients in excess of £11 million. We can work alongside you or work in the background providing guidance on the tone, direction & relevant GSCOP points. Read More

  • With over sixty years’ experience in the industry there is unlikely to be an issue that we have not faced. We know how difficult the UK Grocery market is today & we look to work with our clients to support them & provide insight and practical ways to work better with their Retail partners. Our approach is both strategic & collaborative and we look at ways that both businesses can work better by improving their relationship. Read More

  • Our training has had received fantastic reviews, some of which you can read. We pride ourselves in offering training that is simple to understand, pragmatic in style & insightful in content. We look to tailor our workshops to your specific needs to ensure that whether you work with Retailers, wholesalers or direct to consumers you take away real insight and actions. Read More

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    Excellent training and would insist everyone who has contact with a customer attends

    Great, cuts through to the reality of GSCOP

    Excellent, really thorough, interactive

    Worth attending even if you have done GSCOP training beforeNational Account Manager