Let’s talk through the future of brand manufacturing in the digital age. Welcome to Unpacking the Digital Shelf. For more commerce content for brands, visit us at www.digitalshelfinstitute.org
Building Scalable, Sustainable Digital-First Omnichannel Brands, with Rich Simpson, Senior Vice President, Customer Development, North America & International at Maesa
What do Drew Barrymore, Mindy McKnight, Taraji P. Henson, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas all have in common, besides being famous, talented, and beautiful? They are building successful brands with beauty brand incubator Maesa. They also all work with Rich Simpson Senior Vice President, Customer Development, North America & International at Maesa. Rich is charged with building a repeatable, scalable, sustainable process to grow Maesa’s brands in a digital-first omnichannel world. It’s challenging, innovative, fun work, and Rich brings the discipline of his big brand experience with General Mills and JnJ and merges that with the agility and creativity demanded by brands built on personal connections and storytelling.
Amazon’s Leadership Principles, Refreshed, with John Rossman, Author of the Updated 3rd Edition of Bestseller “The Amazon Way”
Amazon, and the rest of the world has changed a lot since the last edition of John Rossman’s bestselling book on leadership and innovation, The Amazon Way. The updated 3rd edition has hit the digital and physical shelves, and the author joined Peter to talk about how those changes have impacted the classic leadership principles that made Amazon the innovators they are. In this new era, Amazon’s experiences through massive growth have demonstrated that some changes need to be made, changes that are instructive for brands that are riding a wave of change themselves.
A Decade of Retail Media Innovation in One Year, with Sherry Smith, Managing Director of Retail Media, Americas at Criteo
Keeping up with the rate of innovation and investment flowing in the retailer ad space is almost an impossible task. It requires both brand and retailers to stay focused on building the capabilities to make the right decision to take greatest advantage of the right opportunities. From her role as Managing Director of Retail Media, Americas at Criteo, Sherry Smith brings her experience running global media agency Triad to the tech space, which gives her a 360 degree view of the ecosystem and best practices in the space.
People, Process, and KPIs: Using a Competitive Mindset to Win the Digital Shelf, with Rachel Tetreault, Vice President of Sales and Marketing Digital Commerce at EastPoint Sports
From P&G, to global confectioner Ferrero, and now to helming digital commerce at PE-owned Eastpoint Sports, Rachel Tetreault brings a competitive mindset and a fierce commitment to continually refining the organization, the processes, and the key KPIs it takes to win. Rachel joined Peter to share her key learnings and best practices from across her adventures in ecommerce.
Cross-Border Commerce at Scale, with Craig Reed, SVP of Global Trade at Avalara
The opportunity for brands to drive revenue through cross-border commerce is greater than it's ever been. But the complexity keeps rising. The taxman cometh wherever you sell. Craig Reed, SVP of Global Trade at cross-border technology provider Avalara joined Peter and Rob to talk through some of the complexities and the innovations that make it possible to sell globally at the scale that’s right for you.
Interview: The Future of Retail Media that’s Lifting In-store Sales by 3-5%, with Arsen Avakian, CEO and Co-founder of Cooler Screens
The holy grail of omnichannel marketing is merging the informative richness of the online experience with the see it, feel it, touch it experience of the brick and mortar store. The grail is on its way. Arsen Avakian, formerly CEO and CO-founder of Argo Tea, and now CEO and Co-founder of Cooler Screens, joined Peter to talk about how his company is providing a new digital retail media opportunity in stores that is driving tremendous growth and consumer delight.
Best for brand manufacturer marketers
Probably the best series for the marketer and e-commerce executive trying to navigate the ever changing world of marketing products on OPP- other people’s platforms. Peter Crosby is a great host and brings knowledge and panache to the edit. I learn something every time I listen.
Super interesting to hear top leaders strategize in the age of digital and focus on connecting with consumers in this changing world.
Was really interesting to listen in. Can't wait to hear more!