Never ever dull, staid, or “corporate”, Retail Therapy is a twice-monthly retail and shopping center industry podcast. The 20 minute episodes include conversations with retail industry guests, and feature discussions on the future of shopping, malls, brands, stores, the intersection between bricks & clicks – shopping and technology, customer experience, and other industry news and trends.
Not Your Mama’s E-Commerce
Guest: Ted McCaffrey, “Omnichannel Enthusiast”, Business Development Consultant – Inventory Intelligence Data Analytics, Sensormatic
What is e-commerce? It used to mean buy online and the item was shipped to you. This week we talked to Ted McCaffrey, self professed “Omnichannel Enthusiast” from Sensormatic about which retailers are winning at e-commerce and why. Find out where shopping centers fit into today's e-commerce.
Holiday 2020: What’s In Store For Stores?
Part 3 of Holiday 2020 Series
Guest: Dan Klenkar, Vice President – Enterprise Sales Radial, Inc.
It’s still holiday planning time for shopping centers, and what the holidays will look like this year is still a little fuzzy. This week we’ve got Dan Klenkar from Radial, Inc. and we’re talking about what's happening with retailers, brands, and stores.
Give a listen and hear an insider's view on apparel and beauty retailers, ecommerce, Black Friday 2020 and more….
Holiday 2020: Yes Virginia, There Will Be Santa Photos
Part 2 of Holiday 2020 series
Guest: Brian Lutz, Cherry Hill Programs
It’s still July and that means it’s holiday planning time for shopping centers! This week we’ve got our old friend Brian Lutz from Cherry Hill Programs and we’re talking Santa Photos. As the market-leader in experiential photography, operating in over 800 venues across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, Brian and Cherry Hill bring a well informed perspective on how Santa 2020 will happen in the wake of COVID.
Holiday 2020: A Gap Year For Santa?
Part 1 of Holiday 2020 Series
Guests: John Carter, CEO Parker 3D
Evan Wadsworth, Director of Creative Strategy Parker 3D
It’s July and if you’re in the shopping center business that means it’s time to talk Santa! With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the retail world, what does the Santa experience look like in 2020? We’re asking a few key people in the industry.
First stop is Parker 3D, an award winning creator of high impact interactive experiences.
Special Holiday Edition
Retail Therapy talks to some shopping center industry veterans about special holiday programs past and present designed to foster a true sense of community. Hear how The Washington Prime Group, Urban Edge, and PREIT bring the true spirit of the holidays alive with our guests:
Jennifer Moretti, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Brand Partnerships, Washington Prime Group
Andrea Simpson, Vice President of Marketing, Urban Edge
Bil Ingraham, SVP Business Development, Centennial Real Estate
Mastering Mixed Use with Sam Stein, Development Manager, Strategic Property Partners (SPP), Water Street Tampa
Part 2 of a 3 part series: Mastering Mixed Use
Guest Host: Ajay Kapoor, CEO of TouchSource
Sam Stein, Development Manager shares SPP’s vision for Water Street Tampa, the 56 acre mixed use waterfront community that is changing the face of the city. Find out the key focus areas critical to ensuring the success of this landmark mixed use project?