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RETHINK Retail - the evolution of retail in today’s connected world.
Join us as we explore the most recent trends and innovations in commerce.

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RETHINK Retail - the evolution of retail in today’s connected world.
Join us as we explore the most recent trends and innovations in commerce.

    Retail Rundown: The Value of Simplicity - with Chris Breen, Head of Partnerships at Public Goods

    Retail Rundown: The Value of Simplicity - with Chris Breen, Head of Partnerships at Public Goods

    In this episode we spoke with Christopher Breen, head of partnerships at Public Goods, a membership-based online home goods store offering consumers healthy everyday essentials straight to their door.

    Chris currently leads the B2B team at Public Goods, where he is focused on making simple, sustainable, and design-forward products accessible in the retail and hospitality industry.

    We spoke about the value proposition of a DTC brand in retail, why merchandising is so important and how it helps brands like Public Goods own their narrative. You'll also hear about Public Goods' new wholesale store and what it's trying to accomplish by working directly with retail and hospitality buyers.

    We've got the scoop—and more—on today's episode.

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    Hosted by Julia Raymond Hare
    Produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller
    Social Media by Madison Freeland

    • 22 min
    Retail Rundown: TikTok, Gen Z and the Future of Influencer Marketing - with GRIN's Brandon Brown

    Retail Rundown: TikTok, Gen Z and the Future of Influencer Marketing - with GRIN's Brandon Brown

    Does your brand need a Chief TikTok Officer? Many retailers have been catching on to the TikTok craze, with some brands even hiring special teams to whip out viral campaigns. Late last month, toymaker Nerf announced that it would be hiring a Chief TikTok Officer to create new ways to connect with the TikTok community

    On today's episode, we spoke with Brandon Brown, CEO of GRIN, an influencer marketing platform that helps DTC brands build and manage influencer relationships on social platforms including TikTok. You'll hear what Brandon thinks of Nerf's new "CTO" role and his key tips for running viral influencer campaigns.

    We've got the scoop—and more—on today's episode.

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    Hosted by Julia Raymond Hare
    Produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 22 min
    Charlie Chanaratsopon, Founder of Charming Charlie/ Co-Founder of Boosted Commerce

    Charlie Chanaratsopon, Founder of Charming Charlie/ Co-Founder of Boosted Commerce

    We’re kicking off another episode of RETHINK Retail with guest Charlie Chanaratsopon.

    Charlie is most known for building Charming Charlie to 5,000 employees, 350 stores globally, and $500M in revenue. Charlie recently launched Boosted Commerce, a leading consumer products platform that acquires, launches, and grows third-party sellers on Shopify and Amazon.

    Join us as Charlie shares his journey as an entrepreneur, his insights for e-commerce merchants, and his key predictions for the future of digital real estate.

    • 25 min
    Retail Rundown: Gen Z and the Retail Middle Class - with Brandon Rael and Andy Austin

    Retail Rundown: Gen Z and the Retail Middle Class - with Brandon Rael and Andy Austin

    Gen Z, the portion of the U.S. population born around 1996 through roughly 2010, makes up for 40 percent of U.S. consumers and by 2026, Generation Z will surpass millennials as the largest consumer base in the U.S.

    In this episode, host Brandon Rael sat down with Andy Austin, president of The Industrious, a global design agency that specializes in creating unique in-store experiences.

    Together they discuss how a well-designed, innovative customer experience can be transformative for retailers and the ways in which aligning the customer’s personal brand with the retailer’s brand can engage shoppers and build lasting relationships with the next generation of consumers.

    We've got the scoop—and more—on today's episode.

    Read the Industrious’ whitepaper: Gen Z and The Retail Middle Class – A Path Forward: https://wearetheindustrious.com/white-paper-genz/

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    Hosted by Brandon Rael
    Produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 24 min
    Retail Rundown: Surviving the Latest Retail Apocalypse - with Kitewheel's Mark Smith

    Retail Rundown: Surviving the Latest Retail Apocalypse - with Kitewheel's Mark Smith

    Here's a staggering statistic to kick off your Monday morning: 77% of consumers say they have tried new brands since the beginning of 2020

    In this episode, we sat down with Mark Smith, President of Kitewheel, a leading solution provider for customer journey orchestration and analytics, to discuss what's driving consumers’ willingness to try new brands.

    Kitewheel recently released a report titled “How to Survive The Latest Retail Apocalypse”, which explores key industry trends and offers recommendations on how brands can make the most of an evolving retail landscape.

    We've got the scoop—and more—on today's episode.

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    Hosted by Julia Raymond Hare
    Produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 24 min
    Retail Rundown: Academics and Next Gen Retail - Ricardo Belmar, Gautham Vadakkepatt & Jeff Roster

    Retail Rundown: Academics and Next Gen Retail - Ricardo Belmar, Gautham Vadakkepatt & Jeff Roster

    In this episode, RETHINK Retail advisor Ricardo Belmar sits down with guests Gautham Vadakkepatt and Jeff Roster to discuss the role of academics in retail and how they are helping to create "new knowledge" for the next generation of retail innovators.

    Gautham Vadakkepatt is the Assistant Professor in Marketing and the Director of the Center for Retail Transformation at the School of Business at George Mason University.

    Jeff Roster is the Chairman of the Retail Advisory Board at Apptricity Corporation and the former VP of Strategy at IHL Group.

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    Hosted by Ricardo Belmar
    Produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

Jeff from the SF Bay Area ,

Just a Terrific Pod

My new Monday tradition is to catch the Rethink Retail pod in the morning then join the Rethink Retail afterparty Clubhouse room at 1PM pacific.

chitown_jj ,

Love this podcast

This is a regular in my rotation. Always insightful and I love how the interviews are free flowing and they don’t feel scripted.

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established as a retailer, or just getting started carving out a profitable niche that’s ready to grow - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Julia does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving retail organization, and life you can be proud of - from leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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