21 episodes

Retail Intel is a podcast series brought to you by Phillips Edison and Company, one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers. Join Mike Conway and his guests as they explore emerging trends, insights, and hot topics in the retail real estate industry.

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    • 5.0, 19 Ratings

Retail Intel is a podcast series brought to you by Phillips Edison and Company, one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of grocery-anchored shopping centers. Join Mike Conway and his guests as they explore emerging trends, insights, and hot topics in the retail real estate industry.

    Retail Renaissance: The State of the Industry with Tom McGee

    Retail Renaissance: The State of the Industry with Tom McGee

    In this episode, live from the 2020 PECO Annual Meeting, we hear from Tom McGee, President and CEO of ICSC. Tom coined the term Retail Renaissance to describe the convergence taking place in the industry. Listen as he highlights how retailers are embracing both digital and physical channels, the biggest takeaways from ICSC’s “The Halo Effect” study, and some of the major innovations in the retail real estate industry.

    • 52 min
    The Retail Revolution: Innovations & Emerging Trends

    The Retail Revolution: Innovations & Emerging Trends

    It’s an exciting time in retail real estate. Ecommerce is meeting bricks and mortar in innovative ways, and the experience-based economy is growing. Our newest episode features Ashley Casey, Director of National Accounts at Phillips Edison, and her recent presentation at ULI Cincinnati’s 18 Hour City Series event. Listen as Ashley dives in to the retail revolution’s new challenges and opportunities, emerging industry trends, and hear how both retailers and developers are responding to meet consumer demands.

    • 30 min
    Blaze Pizza: Fast-Fire’d and Fast-Growing

    Blaze Pizza: Fast-Fire’d and Fast-Growing

    Blaze Pizza is fire’d up for expansion. The fast-casual chain was founded in 2011 with the goal to become “the Chipotle of pizza” and was recently named the #1 “Brand of the Year” in the Fast Casual Top 100. In this episode, we’re chatting with Robert Kluger, Senior Vice President of Development. Listen as we learn about the company’s aggressive expansion (with plans to double in size by the end of 2020!), their increased focus on customer convenience, and how this fast-fire’d franchise got started.

    • 7 min
    Retail Rundown: Live from RECon 2019

    Retail Rundown: Live from RECon 2019

    What happens in Vegas, doesn’t actually stay in Vegas – and that’s a good thing when it comes to podcasts! In this retailer-packed episode live from ICSC RECon in Las Vegas, we’re chatting with industry experts from: Goldfish Swim School, Chipotle, Bealls Outlet, Blink Fitness, and Little Caesars. Learn more about each of these fast-growing companies, hear their industry insights, and discover the importance of building brand awareness.

    • 18 min
    GroceryAnchored.com: Getting to Know the Grocery Guru, Mark Thompson

    GroceryAnchored.com: Getting to Know the Grocery Guru, Mark Thompson

    In our newest episode, we get to know Mark Thompson, CEO and Founder of GroceryAnchored.com. Mark, the “Grocery Guru,” worked as a broker for 10 years before building the website that he’d always wanted. This site has become a powerful resource in the grocery-anchored sector – providing industry professionals with a one-stop option to view deals on the market, sales comps, and daily news. Learn how it all began, along with Mark’s insights on the current state of retail in the grocery sector, the evolution of grocery delivery, and how grocers are effectively adapting to consumer demands.

    • 30 min
    Kroger: Innovating the Grocery Industry Through Community and Technology

    Kroger: Innovating the Grocery Industry Through Community and Technology

    Live from the Phillips Edison Annual Meeting – we get to know Don Barnett, Corporate Real Estate Manager at Kroger and seasoned grocery industry expert. Learn about Kroger’s community focus, new developments (including a food hall!), and innovations that have established the company as a major competitor in the grocery industry.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, 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! Mike and the entire Phillips Edison team does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating the ever changing retail landscape while building a thriving business. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

ancar3403 ,

Quick and Interesting Retailer Insight

I really love the format of the Q&A’s. Makes it perfect to listen during my commute to work to learn about growing retailers and trends. Keep em coming!

Savage21youngrichjohnyo ,

Dominoes and 5 Guys!

Loved both of these episodes - great job Mike and Ryan!!!

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