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Retail Is Your Business is a weekly podcast covering the intersection of innovation/technology and business strategy in the world of retail (online and offline, across all industries) -- with a focus on consumer experience. As informed hosts dive deep with insiders -- from industry leaders to cutting edge startup founders -- crucial insights, career journeys, trends, new ideas, and the state and trajectory of the retail industry become accessible with a fun and comfortable morning radio vibe.

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Retail Is Your Business is a weekly podcast covering the intersection of innovation/technology and business strategy in the world of retail (online and offline, across all industries) -- with a focus on consumer experience. As informed hosts dive deep with insiders -- from industry leaders to cutting edge startup founders -- crucial insights, career journeys, trends, new ideas, and the state and trajectory of the retail industry become accessible with a fun and comfortable morning radio vibe.

    Physical Retail: MVP - Christopher Ressa of DLC Management

    Physical Retail: MVP - Christopher Ressa of DLC Management

    Chris Ressa, Senior Vice President of Leasing, Midwest and Northeast, at DLC Management Corp, offers insights into the state and continued relevance of physical retail, bridging to ecommerce, the importance of creative marketing and storytelling, and how companies like his have supported retailers during and through the pandemic.

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    • 44 min
    Seeing the Re-Opening of Retail - Katie Mitchell of Seen Displays

    Seeing the Re-Opening of Retail - Katie Mitchell of Seen Displays

    Understanding that this is a nervous time for brands as they prepare for the opening of physical retail and events, Seen Displays works with some of the most exciting global brands within the industry to ensure they are ready for inviting their audiences back into physical spaces. Managing Director, of Seen Displays Katie Mitchell boasts a career within the retail industry that’s spanned between working brand side and agency, and Seen is  a Creative Design and Production agency specializing in retail and experiential events, working with some of the biggest names in retail and events, including Nike, Selfridges, Microsoft and Instagram, and creating strategies, design and produce brand activations and experiences such as pop-ups, press and VIP events, windows and creative campaigns all over the world.

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    Is It Time for a Price Strategy Reboot? - Cheryl Sullivan of DemandTec (an Acoustic Company)

    Is It Time for a Price Strategy Reboot? - Cheryl Sullivan of DemandTec (an Acoustic Company)

    A proven retail and CPG innovation executive with 30 years’ experience leading teams delivering high-impact products for retailers worldwide, Cheryl Sullivan (President of DemandTec) has spear-headed retail strategy efforts for leading retailers such as Walgreens, PetSmart, Dick's Sporting Goods, Home Depot, Family Dollar, eBags, BJ's, Sally Beauty, Ahold Delhaize, and Douglas. She joins to share how, with a shaky economy and COVID still posing a threat, retailers need to reboot their retail pricing strategies and better understand shoppers’ trust issues with pricing, especially during and post COVID, how to gain a competitive edge with AI-driven pricing strategies and which retailers are “getting it right” during these challenging times, shoppers’ trust issues with pricing explained, leveraging AI-driven competitive pricing for a powerful strategy, and more. With guest host Gary Hawkins.

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    • 36 min
    Rebel in the Energy Drink Category - Doug DuMars of Rebellious Beverage Company

    Rebel in the Energy Drink Category - Doug DuMars of Rebellious Beverage Company

    For nearly 20 years, Doug DuMars worked in finance, managing portfolios for companies like Kraft and Pepsi. Then two years ago, Doug saw a chance to disrupt the energy drink category with Rebellious Infusions; an all-natural, organic product with high levels of antioxidants and zero to low caffeine. Plus they're designed to boost the immune system -- a far cry from their chemical-filled competitors. Doug is looking to disrupt a highly competitive category: energy drinks. He started Rebellious Infusions because he wanted people to reimagine their idea of energy drinks into something that's actually good for you, plus with added health benefits you won't find in other products. Doug offers insights on how the beverage industry has changed over his career, where it's going, and what can be expected in the future. 

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    • 43 min
    Leading a 230 Year-Old Startup Into the Next Chapter - Co-CEO Karen Colberg of King Arthur Baking Company

    Leading a 230 Year-Old Startup Into the Next Chapter - Co-CEO Karen Colberg of King Arthur Baking Company

    What does it take to rebrand an iconic company after more than two centuries of history, operating in some ways like a startup, propelling innovation, and navigating through its second pandemic? Co-CEO Karen Colberg shares the inspiring history, ethos, missions, and challenges of King Arthur Baking Company (formerly King Arthur Flour Company). With guest host Gary Hawkins.

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    • 46 min
    Reilly Stephens of Retail Prophet - From There to Here

    Reilly Stephens of Retail Prophet - From There to Here

    With a finger on the pulse of all things culture, Retail Prophet’s Director of Insights Reilly Stephens leverages her understanding and network in the music, tech, marketing and advertising industry to keep the team up to speed on grassroots movement and trends. She shares insights on how brands and retailers have navigated the pandemic, opportunities and challenges, along with thoughts on drones, user-generated content, and digital fashion, and the roles of media and content in building better bridges between physical and digital commerce.

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    • 46 min

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