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PODCAST 88: Ron Thurston

PODCAST 88: Ron Thurston

Ron Thurston is the host of the Retail in America Podcast. He spent many years working on the front lines of retail, and then he wrote his book, Retail Pride, to celebrate his career journey. On his book tour, he also meets front line retail workers around the country...

PODCAST 88: Ron Thurston

Ron Thurston is the host of the Retail in America Podcast. He spent many years working on the front lines of retail, and then he wrote his book, Retail Pride, to celebrate his career journey. On his book tour, he also meets front line retail workers around the country and documents his adventures...

Brick & Mortar Reborn
Brick & Mortar Reborn
PODCAST 84: Katherine Cullen
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  • <span>PODCAST 84: </span>Katherine Cullen

    PODCAST 84: Katherine Cullen

    Jun 11, 2022 • 00:24:25

    What is the NRF (National Retail Federation) and what do they do? Today’s guest, Katherine Cullen, is the senior director of industry and consumer insights for the National Retail Federation’s research team. That means that she leads NRF’s research on consumer spending and emerging retail trends. What does that information…

Past Episodes

PODCAST 80: Dan Goldman

PODCAST 80: Dan Goldman

Retail has undergone a lot of changes over the past few years. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Dan Goldman, strategic consumer and retail industry executive who explains what’s changed for the retail industry during the pandemic, the importance of...

PODCAST 79: Lance Graulich

PODCAST 79: Lance Graulich

You can’t think about brick-and-mortar retail without considering franchises. Is a franchise right for you? Will a specific franchise work in your region of the US? How much work does it take to maintain a franchise? These are some of the important questions...

PODCAST 78: Jamie Richardson

PODCAST 78: Jamie Richardson

White Castle isn’t as big as some other hamburger chains, but it is the oldest chain in the United States, and it remains family-owned even after 100 years, which is a big feat. In today’s episode, you’ll learn more about White Castle and why it remains a...

PODCAST 77: Matt Alexander

PODCAST 77: Matt Alexander

What is different about selling your brand in a multi-brand, brick and mortar store? Is this a good idea for a direct-to-consumer brand that wants to add a brick and mortar option for customers? How does it work? Today’s guest is Matt Alexander, the...

PODCAST 76: Josh Baylin

PODCAST 76: Josh Baylin

How do robotics function in the retail world now, and how will they play into retail settings in the future? Today’s guest is working in the cutting edge of autonomous robotics and will explain a lot of the thinking around robotics in the retail space. Josh...

PODCAST 75: Tracey Bissett

PODCAST 75: Tracey Bissett

Having a great idea for a business doesn’t necessarily mean you understand how to best manage your money, make a financial plan, or handle cash flow. So where does an entrepreneur turn when they need to learn how to manage the financial end of their business...

PODCAST 74: Devon Mychal & Vikas Bhambri

PODCAST 74: Devon Mychal & Vikas Bhambri

Is the Great Resignation just a buzzword, or is it real? Either way, employees are quitting their jobs and looking for new roles. And research shows that workers who are engaged in their work and workplace can actually be more likely to outperform...

PODCAST 73: Kelly Cook

PODCAST 73: Kelly Cook

No matter what’s going on in the world, people will still fall in love and want to get married. For that reason, businesses like David’s Bridal are always going to be important, in the midst of COVID or during any other time. In today’s episode, you’ll hear...

PODCAST 72: Pat Egan

PODCAST 72: Pat Egan

See’s Candies is a retailer that hardly needs an introduction, because it’s so widely known. And what could be better than working for a popular candy manufacturer and retailer? In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Pat Egan, the CEO of See’s Candies. Listen...

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