This event saw the launch of the latest report on “Retailing in Wales’ Towns and Cities in 2017” by the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and The Local Data Company (LDC) .

Dr Scott Orford (WISERD) and Chris Fowler (LDC) were joined by an expert panel who discussed the findings as well as answering questions from the audience.

The panel was chaired by Carole Green, ITV Wales’ Business Correspondent and the members were: Simon Baston, Loftco; Beverly Owen, Strategic Director for Place, Newport City Council; and Dr Eleri Rosier, Business School, Cardiff University.

Here are some of the highlights on Twitter: