Thought Provoking Consulting
We help Retailers and Brands reach their goals by combining our broad experience and a collaborative working approach. Based in the US and UK, TPC helps retailers solve their business and technology problems with agile consulting solutions.
We aim to make complex challenges simpler through experience and pragmatism.
We pride ourselves in helping clients navigate a dynamic and fast-paced environment. We see success as exceeding our clients’ expectations through our thought-provoking nature. What sets us apart? We believe there are 3 distinct advantages to driving long term change – passion, data science, and change capable teams.
Keith Taylor, Co-Founder
Keith has over 20 years Retail experience. Prior to founding TPC, Keith held senior positions in software companies providing Planning, PLM and Global Sourcing solutions culminating in being CEO for 4Retail, a cloud based company providing on-line collaboration solutions. Keith has deep knowledge of upstream processes and has provided thought leadership consulting to a number of large retailers. Keith combines a knowledge of what is possible, given today's technology, with an understanding of retailers and brands visionary ambitions to grow on-line and internationally. Keith has worked extensively across the globe with retailers in the US, UK, South Africa, Russia and Europe. Keith has also lectured at The London College of Fashion.
Subir Gupta, Co-Founder
Seasoned business consulting professional with over 25 years experience and proven board level credibility. Area of specialism focused on business and systems consulting within the Retail Industry with a particular emphasis on clients undertaking digital transformational change often involving AI, Automation and 3D Digital capabilities.
Subir provides independent advisory services to the retail industry in all ‘front office’ areas including sourcing, buying, merchandising, supply chain and multi-channel operations. He helps retailers achieve their strategic objectives through defining new operating models, or changes to existing operating models, and implementing them through programmes of change underpinned by sound planning, appropriate innovation and solid business cases. Subir believes in an agile approach aligned to clear business outcomes.
Experienced in all Retail segments including Fashion, General Merchandise, Consumer Electronics, Hardlines and Grocery. Sample clients include John Lewis, JDSports, Arcadia, Tesco, Sainsbury's, ASDA-WalMart, New Look, Harrods, ShopDirect, Superdry, Kingfisher Group, ASWatson, The Co-operative Group, Best Buy, Dixons Carphone and MVideo.
Through his work, he has also worked with many of the leading solution integrators and software vendors to the Retail industry including PWC, IBM, Accenture, Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Deloitte, OLR, Cap Gemini, SAP, Oracle, Blue Yonder, Microsoft, Board, Infor, Relex, SAS and a variety of other specialist solutions.
Our values our compass on how we act on a daily basis. These five values were collectively agreed to best represent our attitude here at TPC.
We endeavor to display exemplary standards of moral judgment, respect, and honesty towards our colleagues, stakeholders, and clients.
Our values are our compass on how we act on a daily basis.