51 episodes

Podcast by Retail Dive

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    • Business
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

Podcast by Retail Dive

    When Reebok was on top of the world

    When Reebok was on top of the world

    Retail Dive’s senior editor discusses the past and alternate histories of the brand that once topped even Nike.

    • 34 min
    Reebok was meant to be a 'Nike killer.' How the brand lost its No. 1 spot

    Reebok was meant to be a 'Nike killer.' How the brand lost its No. 1 spot

    In the '80s, Reebok was the top sports brand for a time. Now it's dwarfed by Nike and Adidas. We take a look at the history of the brand, through the lens of the people who were there.

    • 46 min
    In e-commerce, it's growth versus profits

    In e-commerce, it's growth versus profits

    In 2020, digital operations probably saved a lot of retailers when consumers were unable or unwilling to visit stores. But how sustainable is online retail in the long run?

    • 26 min
    A former Blockbuster insider chronicles its many blunders

    A former Blockbuster insider chronicles its many blunders

    If you think Blockbuster is merely a story about technology, take a second look. Former franchisee Alan Payne discusses its long-deteriorating operations.

    • 46 min
    Just how competitive are retail markets?

    Just how competitive are retail markets?

    A talk with author and antitrust expert Sally Hubbard about what shifts in competition policy and enforcement could mean for the retail industry writ large.

    • 33 min
    How a $15 minimum wage could impact retail

    How a $15 minimum wage could impact retail

    At the federal level, the minimum wage has remained unchanged since 2009 at $7.25 an hour. The team discusses what an increase could mean for the industry.

    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Flythefloss ,

More Please

As a brick and mortar retailer, I find this podcast fascinating. I just wish it was produced more often. Keep up the great work!

Marie Cole ,

Interesting & easy to digest

Corinne has the perfect voice for podcasts, so that’s a great first plus. The topic isn’t even necessarily something I’d usually follow but she talks about it in such an interesting, accessible way that everyone should follow just to keep up with the retail industry!

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