88 episodes

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

RETHINK RETAIL RETHINK Retail

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    • 5.0, 29 Ratings

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 - July 13, 2020 - with Emily Pfeiffer and Shannon Ryan

    Retail Rundown - July 13, 2020 - with Emily Pfeiffer and Shannon Ryan

    No time for news? We've got you covered. Welcome to the Retail Rundown, your go-to weekly podcast where RETHINK Retail teams up with industry experts to deliver the top trending news stories in retail.

    July 13, 2020: Walmart's unexpected initiatives, digital shoppers flock to new retailers, Pier 1's interested buyer.

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 34 min
    Retail Rundown - July 6, 2020 - with Scott Robertson and Ricardo Belmar

    Retail Rundown - July 6, 2020 - with Scott Robertson and Ricardo Belmar

    No time for news? We've got you covered. Welcome to the Retail Rundown, your go-to weekly podcast where RETHINK Retail teams up with industry experts to deliver the top trending news stories in retail.

    July 6, 2020: Consumers hesitate on non-essentials, Fit:Match brings virtual fitting rooms to U.S. malls, Walgreens tests small-format.

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 31 min
    Retail Rundown - June 29, 2020 - with Kevin Graff and Anne Beall

    Retail Rundown - June 29, 2020 - with Kevin Graff and Anne Beall

    No time for news? We've got you covered. Welcome to the Retail Rundown, your go-to weekly podcast where RETHINK Retail teams up with industry experts to deliver the top trending news stories in retail.

    June 29, 2020: The state of luxury, the staying power of secondhand retail, Amazon’s Dash Wand is officially dead.

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 30 min
    Retail Rundown - June 22, 2020 - with Oscar Sachs and Vicki Reyzelman

    Retail Rundown - June 22, 2020 - with Oscar Sachs and Vicki Reyzelman

    No time for news? We've got you covered. Welcome to the Retail Rundown, your go-to weekly podcast where RETHINK Retail teams up with industry experts to deliver the top trending news stories in retail.

    June 22, 2020: Starbucks to focus on 'to-go' model, Walmart and Shopify announce e-com partnership, Carrefour and Google launch voice shopping in France

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 33 min
    Retail Rundown - June 15, 2020 - with Thiago Garcia and Erik Saltvold

    Retail Rundown - June 15, 2020 - with Thiago Garcia and Erik Saltvold

    No time for news? We've got you covered. Welcome to the Retail Rundown, your go-to weekly podcast where RETHINK Retail teams up with industry experts to deliver the top trending news stories in retail.

    June 15, 2020: Coresight Research's prediction for malls, retailers double down on e-commerce, Big Lots partners with Instacart.

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 30 min
    EP82 - Vinod Bidarkoppa, Senior Vice President of Technology at Sam’s Club

    EP82 - Vinod Bidarkoppa, Senior Vice President of Technology at Sam’s Club

    Our guest this week is Vinod Bidarkoppa.

    Vinod is the Senior Vice President of Technology at Sam’s Club, where he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of all of Sam’s Club Technology and global teams.

    Vinod is a proven leader with nearly 25 years of global technology expertise, working across omnichannel retail, healthcare, and the airline industry.

    Prior to joining Sam's Club, Vinod served as the Senior Vice President of Technology at UnitedHealth Group, where he was responsible for leading global teams to define and execute Healthcare Digital Transformation Agenda initiatives.


    Join us as Vinod reveals how Sam's Club rolled out its new Concierge Service in just six days, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way Sam’s Club thinks about innovation, and the greatest challenges facing retailers when it comes to implementing digital initiatives.

    Hosted by Julia Raymond
    Researched, written and produced by Gabriella Bock
    Edited by Trenton Waller

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

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!

Ellie Bock ,

Fresh and thought-provoking content

A must-listen for retailers aiming to stay ahead of trend.

19283746km ,

Great and Informative!

Great listen with creative information!

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