The Retail Retold Podcast highlights community retailer stories from across the country and gives a behind-the-scenes perspective from business leaders in both retail and real estate industries. The show’s episodes contain valuable insights that help solve the needs of entrepreneurs and real estate pros.
Each week our guests share stories of what worked, what didn’t, the ups and downs – giving the audience a critical set of tools needed for business success. Join host Chris Ressa and new guests weekly for amazing insights and thought-provoking stories. Brought to you by DLC Management Corp.
EP 133: Georgina Nelson (RTS #39)
Guest: Georgina Nelson, Founder and CEO of TrueRating
Topics: Retail Technology, Business Solutions, Consumer ratings
EP 132: Shoetopia in Mount Forest, ON, Canada with Peter Mohr
Peter Mohr, the owner of Shoetopia and Simplifying Entrepreneurship, is a tour de force! In today's episode, Pete shares the entrepreneurial journey that led him to purchase a local shoe store! He walks us through his many years of experience as a business owner and business broker.
Hear how he brought his brand reps together to help scale his local business and scout out a new store location!
EP 131: HomeGoods, Harbor Freight Tools, Sierra in Keene, NH with Chris Ressa
In this episode, our host Chris Ressa goes solo, offering his predictions on future retail trends and later tells an amazing story of bringing HomeGoods, Harbor Freight Tools and Sierra Trading Co. to Riverside Plaza in Keene, NH.
EP 130: Squeeze in Studio City, CA with Brittany Driscoll
Today’s guest is Brittany Driscoll, Co-Founder and CEO of Squeeze, a massage concept with revolutionary app-based booking.
Brittany is in the business of happiness! As the former Vice President of Marketing for Drybar, she helped scale the concept from 30 million in revenue to 100 million. It is hard to ignore Brittany's passion for building feel-good experiences for her team and their clients! In this episode, she shares her story about opening the first Squeeze in Studio City, CA. Brittany and Chris discuss what it takes to create a concept from the ground up, the value in customer experience, employee initiatives, and retail technology. Listen now!
EP 129: Main Street Market in Evansville, MN with Alex & Caileen Ostenson
Alex and Caileen Ostenson share their entrepreneurial journey with us and walk us through the process of opening a membership-based, on-demand grocery store in Evansville, MN, a population of 600 residents. This duo brings convenience and innovation to their small-town community, and they are just getting started.
Listen in to hear their fascinating story!
EP 128: Top 5 Hottest Retail Tech Trends with Ricardo Belmar (RTS #38)
It’s time for some Real Talk with Ricardo Belmar!
Long time retail tech and industry expert, Ricardo Belmar joins us today to share his 5 Tech Trends in Retail! Ricardo consults retail with retail tech solutions through his advisory group, Retail Razor and most recently joining Microsoft as Senior Partner Marketing Advisor.
Listen in to hear Ricardo’s Retail Tech Trends!
Chris pulls so many insights from his guests and they are coming from so many different aspects of the retail world. It doesn’t matter what part of the industry you play in, understanding the other elements is so important and this podcast is a crash course on so many levels.
Wondeful listen and I love coming on the show to discuss with Chris all the latest trends in retail.
Real Talk about Real Retail
Full disclosure, I’ve been a guest on this podcast. But that bolsters my endorsement because I would appear on a show I didn’t listen to or enjoy myself. Every week, listeners can expect expert industry views on trends in the retail market, franchising strategies and tips on finding the right locations. A must-listen if you want to stay current