Season 3
New Episode · S4.EP23

NextGen Commerce: Decoding How We Shop, Eat and Play!

June 19, 2024 · 22 min
The Retailistic Podcast

The
Retaili$tic Podcast

with Deborah Weinswig

Join Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, to explore a range of topics at the intersection of retail and technology. Deborah covers live, evolving trends in today's retail industry. Episodes focus on key topics that are currently top of mind among retail executives.

Each episode's discussion is driven by insights from current industry data and retail performance provided by Coresight Research.

S4.EP23

NextGen Commerce: Decoding How We Shop, Eat and Play!

S4.EP22

Adoption of AI and Retail Media: Reflections from Shoptalk Europe

S4.EP21

The Impact of Generative AI on Retail: Recent Developments and Implications

S4.EP20

Tips and Tricks for Making the Most of Shoptalk Europe

S4.EP19

Innovating with AI: Insights from VivaTech 2024

S4.EP18

Roll-ups and Sustainability in the European Fashion Industry

S4.EP17

The Paris AI Council Summit Recap: Part Three

S4.EP16

AI Council Summit Recap: Part Two

S4.EP15

AI Council Summit Recap: Part One

S4.EP14

Sticking to Success: The Perkies Story

S4.EP13

Beyond the Aisle: Transforming Retail Operations

S4.EP12

Shoptalk 2024: Innovations Unleashed

S4.EP11

Shoptalk 2024: Retail Reimagined

S4.EP10

Generative AI Updates: From Gemini to Mind Control

S4.EP9

Tech Talk: GenAI, Copilots & Cutting-Edge Chips

S4.EP8

Shein and Temu: The Fast-Fashion Faceoff

S4.EP7

Shoptalk 2024: The Insiders Guide

S4.EP6

Valentine's Day Spending Trends

S4.EP5

Rx Revolution: Decoding the Future of Pharmacy Retail

S4.EP4

The Future of the Mall Experience

S4.EP3

NRF 2024: Decoding Retail Tech Trends

S4.EP2

Tech Trends at CES 2024: A Retaili$tic Recap

S4.EP1

CES 2024 Preview: AI, Sustainability and Gaming

S3.EP51

Inclusivity in Action: Navigating the Holiday Job Market with GoodTemps

S3.EP50

Redefining Retail Spaces: The Power of AI Integration

S3.EP49

Tech and Trends: Navigating Retail's AI Revolution

S3.EP48

AI in Retail: Balancing Innovation and Implementation Challenges

S3.EP47

Black Friday 2023: Pricing Strategies and Beyond

S3.EP46

Decoding Target's Q3 Earnings: A Microcosm of Retail Realities in 2023

S3.EP45

Navigating the Startup Landscape: Common Mistakes and Strategies for Success

S3.EP44

Bridging the Gap Between Retail and Tech: A Conversation with Alexei Agratchev

S3.EP43

Consumer Insights Unwrapped: Q4 2023 Holiday Preview

S3.EP42

Cracking the Code of Retail Pricing with AI and Deep Learning

S3.EP41

Generative AI Unveiled: An Introduction to Our Exclusive Council and Industry Updates

S3.EP40

Retail Reshaped: A Conversation with Industry Disruptors

S3.EP39

Revolutionizing Supply Chains for Revenue Growth with Flexport

S3.EP38

Groceryshop 2023: Navigating the Future of Retail

S3.EP37

AI in Healthcare: Opportunities and Obstacles

S3.EP36

MyFace: Building A Community and Changing Perceptions

S3.EP35

Revolutionizing Retail: The Power of Digital Twins

S3.EP34

Retail Disruption and the Power Players: A Conversation with Scott Friend

S3.EP33

Crafting a Megabrand: Lovesac's Journey from Scrappy Startup to Furniture Powerhouse

S3.EP32

Sustainable Success: The Good Charcoal Company's Retail Journey

S3.EP31

The Commerce Tech Power List: Exploring Retail's Leading Innovators

S3.EP30

Is the Metaverse Dead?

S3.EP29

Visualizing Success: The Power of AI and CGI in E-Commerce

S3.EP28

Sustainable Pathways: Extended Producer Responsibility and Circular Marketplaces

S3.EP27

Back to School Retail Trends and Strategies - How to Score an A+ this Shopping Season

S3.EP26

The Art of Cultivating Company Culture

S3.EP25

The Past and Future of Retail Loss Prevention

S3.EP24

Retail Theft Unveiled: RFID, Video Surveillance & Beyond

S3.EP23

The State of Retail Loss Prevention and the Path to a Better Future

S3.EP22

Generative AI in Retail: Exploring Innovations and Use Cases

S3.EP21

Embracing Transformation: The Shifting Dynamics of Entertainment, Retail and Office Spaces

S3.EP20

Unleashing the Potential of Retail Media

S3.EP19

Unforgettable Moments and Expert Insights: Shoptalk Europe 2023 Recap

S3.EP18

Unlocking the Power of CDPs in Retail

S3.EP17

Ageless Beauty: How the Beauty and Wellness Industry Can Better Serve the 50+ Woman

S3.EP16

Earth Day and Sustainability in the Retail World

S3.EP15

Dressing for the Future: Navigating the Evolving US Dresswear Market

S3.EP14

Generative AI and ChatGPT: A Retaili$tic Perspective

S3.EP13

Shoptalk 2023 Recap: Key Insights, Surprising Discoveries and What’s Next

S3.EP12

Shop or Drop: Current Macroeconomics and Retail

S3.EP11

Shoptalk 2023: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Future

S3.EP10

US Grocery Retail: Recessions, Inflation and Supply Chains, Oh My!

S3.EP9

Shein in Fast Fashion

S3.EP8

Bed Bath and Gone

S3.EP7

The Innovator Matrix

S3.EP6

Valentine's Day Special

S3.EP5

Next Generation Retail

S3.EP4

NRF 2023—Retail’s Big Show Recap

S3.EP3

CES 2023—All Wrapped Up

S3.EP2

Travel Retail and Beauty

S3.EP1

The Retailistic End of Year Extravaganza

S2.EP45

Special Guest Kit Campoy

S2.EP44

Special Guest Justin Honaman

S2.EP43

Forces and Trends to Look Out for in 2023

S2.EP42

Special Guest Oren Paran

S2.EP41

A Look At The Year Ahead with Philip Moore

S2.EP40

Special Guest Assaf Baciu

S2.EP39

Special Guest Royce Baretto

S2.EP38

Special Guest Sophie Abrahamsson

S2.EP37

An Andrew Rant Halloween Special

S2.EP36

Holiday Season Begins

S2.EP35

Special Guest Liza Amlani

S2.EP34

Special Guest Philip Smiley

S2.EP33

Special Guests Nick McHenry and Adam Davis

S2.EP32

Groceryshop 2022

S2.EP31

Tech, Retail and Design come together at New York Fashion Week

S2.EP30

Special Guests Ned Hayes and Ashley Coates

S2.EP29

Live Streaming and Payments

S2.EP28

Special Guests April Sabral and Ron Thurston

S2.EP27

Earnings Reports, Meme Stocks, and beyond

S2.EP26

Sustainability and Special Guest Steve Statler

S2.EP25

Special Guest Lori Schafer

S2.EP24

Special Guests Ray Riley and Rob Hoehn

S2.EP23

Special Guest Rory Cutaia from Verb

S2.EP22

CPG and Beauty trends

S2.EP21

RETHINK Retail

S2.EP20

Special Guest Maju Kuruvilla

S2.EP19

Payment Protocol

S2.EP18

Retail Reckoning

S2.EP17

Levelization, retail media, and metaverse

S2.EP16

Special Guest Charlene Lu

S2.EP15

Special Guest Vincent Yang

S2.EP14

Special Guest Ron Thurston

S2.EP13

Bonus Episode: Live at RICE

S2.EP12

RICE Roundup

S2.EP11

Topics of the day with Andrew

S2.EP10

ULI Recap

S2.EP9

Happy Earth Day

S2.EP8

Andrew and Deborah Re-Sync

S2.EP7

Shoptalk Las Vegas Recap

S2.EP6

ShopTalk, World Retail Congress, and ICSC on deck.

S2.EP5

Online grocery and live streaming.

S2.EP4

Collabs, introductions, and learning in the retail space.

S2.EP3

Retail, real estate, and real people.

S2.EP2

Metaverse and sustainability, accessibility, body positivity with Andrew Smith

S2.EP1

All things metaversian and sustainability wtih Andrew Smith

S1.EP7

The Rapidly Evolving Cannabis Market. Guest: Smoke Wallin

S1.EP6

Street fashion in the China market. Guest: Renee Hartmann

S1.EP5

AI and Retail in 2021. Guest: John Harmon

S1.EP4

Commerce in livestreams. Guest: Renee Hartmann

S1.EP3

The future of retail. Guest: John Harmon

S1.EP2

The Impact of Ali Baba's 11/11 Singles Day. Guest: Renee Hartmann

S1.EP1

New Opportunities in Retail. Guest: Justin Hochberg

NextGen Commerce: Decoding How We Shop, Eat and Play!

22 min June 19, 2024

Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, discusses our upcoming NextGen Commerce conference, highlighting exciting topics that are set to capture attention. Listen now to hear our thoughts on AI (artificial intelligence) ahead of the event, including its potential impacts and challenges in adoption. Explore the future of retail at NextGen Commerce; we look forward to seeing you there!

Read our preview report to take a peak at what this unmissable event has in store!

Adoption of AI and Retail Media: Reflections from Shoptalk Europe

21 min June 12, 2024

Retaili$tic dives into key insights from Shoptalk Europe, covering hot topics including AI (artificial intelligence) and retail media. What are the tangible use cases for AI? Why are brands and retailers hesitant to start implementing AI? How are retail companies such as Shein and Tmall achieving success despite slower delivery times? Is the hype around retail media justified? What are the impacts of regulations and geography on retailers? Listen now to explore these questions and more!

The Impact of Generative AI on Retail: Recent Developments and Implications

27 min June 5, 2024

Host Renee Hartmann is joined by John Harmon, Managing Director of Technology Research at Coresight Research, to explore recent developments in AI (artificial intelligence) and their implications for retailers. They also delve into the challenges and opportunities associated with the use of generative AI. Listen now to discover the impact of AI on human creativity and connection, and to understand the evolving landscape of AI technology and its applications in retail.

Tips and Tricks for Making the Most of Shoptalk Europe

28 min May 28, 2024

Hosts Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, and Renee Hartmann speak with Shoptalk’s Ben Miller to preview Shoptalk Europe. Exploring digital transformation and retail innovation in Europe, key themes at this year’s event will include retail media, AI (artificial intelligence) and the challenges and opportunities of e-commerce. Shoptalk Europe aims to provide practical examples and case studies to help brands and retailers navigate these topics. Don’t miss this inside scoop on how to make the most of your time at the event! 

Innovating with AI: Insights from VivaTech 2024

28 min May 23, 2024

We discuss key insights from the Viva Technology (VivaTech) 2024 trade show in Paris, which showcased a range of technology. AI (artificial intelligence) was a prominent theme. Dive into AI innovations from around the world that are driving diverse business benefits, including improved efficiency (from marketing copywriting to contract management to training), enhanced customer experiences and personalized products. Understand the importance of collaboration between large companies and startups, and discover the potential for innovation in China’s tech market.

Roll-ups and Sustainability in the European Fashion Industry

23 min May 14, 2024

In this episode, Deborah Weinswig discusses the changing landscape of European retail. She highlights the roll-ups happening in the fashion industry, with luxury brands acquiring other companies. Sustainability is a key focus for these brands, and they are investing in real estate. European retail has deep historical roots, with open-air markets being the foundation. Malls serve as community hubs where people gather and exchange news. European retail also emphasizes accessibility to luxury and offers diverse shopping experiences. Localization and regional variations are important, reflecting cultural nuances. Sustainability and repurposing of space are key trends, along with personalized shopping experiences and emotional connections with consumers.

The Paris AI Council Summit Recap: Part Three

31 min May 8, 2024

In this episode, Deborah Weinswig and Renee Hartmann discuss their takeaways from the AI Summit in Paris. They highlight the importance of provenance and authenticity in the art world and how AI can help track and trace genuine art. They also discuss the changing landscape of search and how AI is impacting product recommendations. The conversation touches on the potential of AI to revolutionize the shopping experience, from personalized styling to virtual closets. They also explore the role of AI in pricing optimization, retail media, and demand forecasting. Overall, the episode emphasizes the need for retailers to embrace AI to stay competitive and meet consumer expectations.

AI Council Summit Recap: Part Two

28 min April 25, 2024

The new episode of Retaili$tic sees hosts Deborah Weinswig (CEO and Founder of Coresight Research) and Renee Hartman explore the complexities of retail’s evolution with GenAI (generative artificial intelligence) as they discuss highlights from the Coresight Research AI Council Summit. Delve into challenges and opportunities across supply chain sustainability, consumer behavior, and the transformative power of AI-driven retail media.

AI Council Summit Recap: Part One

29 min April 20, 2024

On the latest episode of Retaili$tic, join hosts Deborah Weinswig (CEO and Founder of Coresight Research) and Renee Hartman as they discuss highlights from the Coresight Research AI Council Summit. Explore cutting-edge AI (artificial intelligence) strategies, sustainability initiatives and personalized retail experiences in this enlightening recap of industry innovation. Look out for the release of Part Two soon!

Sticking to Success: The Perkies Story

21 min April 10, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join us as we uncover the entrepreneurial journey behind Perkies, the revolutionary sticky bra. Rosie Mangerrotti shares her story, from college inspiration to product launch, revealing the innovation and dedication that shaped the brand. Discover the adhesive revolution in intimate apparel that’s changing the game.

Don’t forget to RSVP for the AI Council Summit on April 15th in Paris, France, ahead of the World Retail Congress, for more insights on retail innovation. RSVP here.

Beyond the Aisle: Transforming Retail Operations

32 min April 3, 2024

Join us on this week’s episode of the Retaili$tic podcast as we explore the future of retail operations with special guest Brad Bogolea, CEO and Co-Founder of Simbe. Discover how innovative solutions, such as Simbe’s Tally robot, are revolutionizing store intelligence. From reducing out-of-stocks to optimizing workforce management, the solutions discussed in this week’s episode are poised to transform the retail industry.

For more insights, head to coresight.com to download our recent report, “The State of In-Store Retailing: Opportunities To Redefine Operations,” produced in partnership with Simbe. And be sure not to miss our upcoming webinar with Simbe, taking place on April 9, 2024!

Shoptalk 2024: Innovations Unleashed

16 min March 27, 2024

This week on Retaili$tic, join host Adeline Devers, Digital Content Manager, and John Harmon, Associate Director or Technology Research, as they dissect the groundbreaking ideas and key themes unveiled on days three and four of Shoptalk 2024. From transformative trends to innovative strategies, get an insider’s perspective on the future of retail in this insightful recap. Don’t miss out on the retail revolution!

Coresight Research is an official research partner of Shoptalk 2024. Head to coresight.com to check out our free coverage of the event.

Shoptalk 2024: Retail Reimagined

28 min March 20, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, we dive into insights from days one and two of Shoptalk 2024. From the role of AI (artificial intelligence) in personalizing customer experiences to revamped loyalty programs, explore game-changing strategies shaping the future of retail. Join us as we unravel key takeaways and trends from industry leaders.

Read our full, free coverage of Shoptalk 2024 here.

Generative AI Updates: From Gemini to Mind Control

21 min March 13, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, dive into the dynamic realm of generative AI (artificial intelligence), also known as GenAI, with host Adeline Devers, Digital Content Manager at Coresight Research, and guest Philip Moore, Head of Market Research. Unpack recent industry headlines, from Google Gemini’s release to Elon Musk’s OpenAI lawsuit. Explore future horizons, including the potential for mind-controlled interfaces.

Stay informed and engaged in this rapidly evolving field. Visit coresight.com for in-depth coverage of GenAI.

Tech Talk: GenAI, Copilots & Cutting-Edge Chips

16 min March 6, 2024

Dive into the latest tech trends with Retaili$tic! In this episode, host Adeline Devers and John Harmon, Associate Director of Technology Research, explore groundbreaking AI (artificial intelligence) developments, from GenAI (generative AI) applications to Salesforce Einstein Copilot. Discover the impacts of Google Gemini and OpenAI Sora, fierce AI chip competition, and the revamped MacBook Air with Apple’s M3 chip. Subscribe now for a tech-filled journey!

Head to coresight.com to access more expert insight on critical topics in retail and related markets.

Shein and Temu: The Fast-Fashion Faceoff

19 min February 28, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join Adeline Devers and Philip Moore as they examine the competitive realm of fast fashion and dissect the trajectories of industry leaders Shein and Temu. From market strategies to consumer trends, join us on a journey exploring these companies’ global impact and disruptive innovations, as well as their effect on the future of the fast-fashion landscape.

For more in-depth research on the topic, head to coresight.com and dive into our recent report, “Industry Insights: Decoding Shein and Temu,” found here.

Shoptalk 2024: The Insiders Guide

25 min February 21, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join us for an exclusive preview of Shoptalk 2024 with expert insights from Philip Moore. Explore key themes such as AI, brand trust, seamless journeys, unified experiences, and industry innovation. Get a sneak peek into retail’s future, covering media networks to data monetization. Discover groundbreaking startups at the Shark Reef Pitch. Tune in for the ultimate retail insights and visit coresight.com to read the full Shoptalk 2024 Preview Report!

Valentine's Day Spending Trends

28 min February 14, 2024

Join host Adeline Devers and special guest Philip Moore on Retaili$tic as they unravel the intricacies of Valentine’s Day spending. From trends to insights, explore the evolving landscape of love and economics. Gain valuable perspectives on how relationships impact spending habits, offering a unique blend of romance and retail insights. Tune in for an enlightening discussion and visit coresight.com to read the US Consumer Survey Insights Extra report discussed in this week’s episode.

Rx Revolution: Decoding the Future of Pharmacy Retail

17 min February 7, 2024

This week on Retaili$tic, embark on a journey into the future of pharmacy retail! Join your host, Deborah Weinswig, as she delves into the transformative trends, cutting-edge technologies and innovative strategies shaping the landscape. Listeners will uncover the secrets of the evolving drugstore experience, placing them at the forefront of the integration of health and retail.

Check out a preview of our upcoming Market Navigator report on US drugstore and pharmacy retailers, here.

The Future of the Mall Experience

21 min January 31, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, explore the rebirth of US malls as host Adeline Devers interviews Philip Moore of Coresight Research. Listeners will dive into the innovative strategies reshaping mall-based retail, the role of mixed-use elements and predictions for the mall of 2030. Listen today to discover how malls are defying the odds and evolving into vibrant community hubs! Coresight Research Premium Subscribers can check out the first report in our three-part “Future of Malls” series here: https://coresight.com/research/the-bifurcation-of-the-american-mall-the-future-of-malls-part-1/

NRF 2024: Decoding Retail Tech Trends

29 min January 23, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, we unveil tech trends from NRF 2024! Join John Harmon and Sunny Zheng for a riveting conversation as they explore key insights covering AI (artificial intelligence), generative AI, sustainability, talent management and marketplace models. Stay ahead in the dynamic world of retail with this must-listen podcast! And do not forget to check out our NRF 2024 coverage here: https://coresight.com/?s=NRF+2024

Tech Trends at CES 2024: A Retaili$tic Recap

31 min January 16, 2024

On this episode of Retaili$tic dive into the cutting-edge world of CES 2024 as we unpack the latest in AI co-pilots, retail innovations and automotive tech. Your host, Deborah Weinswig, is joined by special guest John Harmon as we explore the future of technology through this CES 2024 recap.

CES 2024 Preview: AI, Sustainability and Gaming

32 min January 9, 2024

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join host Deborah Weinswig for a preview into the exciting world of CES 2024 with industry expert Steve Koenig. From AI trends and sustainability to the evolving landscape of gaming, discover the key highlights and innovations that will shape the tech universe. Get ready for an immersive CES experience like never before! Check out our CES preview report here: https://coresight.com/research/ces-2024-preview-ai-will-be-everywhere-in-las-vegas/

Inclusivity in Action: Navigating the Holiday Job Market with GoodTemps

20 min December 26, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, dive into the heart of the holiday job market with host Adeline Devers and special guest Derek Bowers of Good Temps. Explore inclusive hiring strategies, seasonal workforce insights and the impactful work of connecting top talent to competitive opportunities. Join the conversation and unravel the dynamics of an inclusive holiday employment landscape.

Redefining Retail Spaces: The Power of AI Integration

20 min December 19, 2023

In this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join host Adeline Devers for a compelling Q&A session with special guest Meredith Darnall, Principal of Darnall RetailIntel. Listeners will explore the revolutionary impact of AI (artificial intelligence) on real estate as they navigate the dynamic intersection of technology and retail innovation. Immerse yourself in this insightful conversation for a deeper understanding of the retail landscape’s future.

Tech and Trends: Navigating Retail's AI Revolution

18 min December 12, 2023

 

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, explore the intersection of retail and AI (artificial intelligence) with host Adeline Devers and special guest Matthew Adam Smith, CEO of MAS Commerce, live from the floor of NextGen Commerce, Coresight Research’s recent AI conference.

The episode delves into the transformative impact of technology on the customer experience, data analytics and retail strategy innovation. Listen today to uncover insights on omnichannel dynamics, sustainability practices and the future landscape of the retail industry!

 

AI in Retail: Balancing Innovation and Implementation Challenges

12 min December 5, 2023

 

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join your host Adeline Devers and special guest Philip Moore from Coresight Research as they unravel the dynamic realm of AI. Delve into the revolutionary STAR transformation, Q Star breakthroughs, and the ever-evolving AI landscape in retail. Uncover challenges, seize opportunities, and explore groundbreaking innovations shaping the future of commerce.

Premium Subscribers can check out our Generative AI Playbook here: https://coresight.com/research/playbook-six-quick-wins-in-generative-ai/

 

Black Friday 2023: Pricing Strategies and Beyond

26 min November 28, 2023

On this weeks episode of Retaili$tic, Adeline Devers welcomes Philip Moore, Head of Custom Research at Coresight Research to recap Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2023. The discussion covers pricing strategies, the evolving retail landscape, and the impact of AI on decision-making. Don’t miss the latest on retail trends and strategies.

Premium subscribers can read our full recap reports here: https://coresight.com/core100/holiday-2023-black-friday-insights-from-store-visits-in-the-us-and-the-uk/

Register for NextGen Commerce: A Coresight Research AI Conference here: https://coresight.com/events/nextgen-commerce-a-coresight-research-ai-conference/

Decoding Target's Q3 Earnings: A Microcosm of Retail Realities in 2023

9 min November 21, 2023

On this weeks episode of Retaili$tic, join host Adeline Devers for an exploration into Target’s Q3 2023 earnings. Unravel the financial threads as we discuss key highlights, including the stock’s surprising surge, and delve into challenges such as declining sales, organized retail crime, and the profound impact on investor sentiment. Discover Target’s strategies, positive strides, and the outlook for navigating the evolving retail landscape. Don’t miss our call to action, inviting you to explore further insights on coresight.com and join our upcoming AI Conference. Tune in, stay informed, and navigate the holiday season with us.

Navigating the Startup Landscape: Common Mistakes and Strategies for Success

34 min November 14, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, join host Deborah Weinswig and special guest Scott Eneje as they dissect the nuances of startup success and share invaluable insights. From hiring pitfalls to the importance of focus, they explore lessons they have learned, spotlighting the unique dynamics of global ecosystems. Tune in for practical advice and candid conversations about the journey to entrepreneurial triumph!

Check out our recent Generative AI coverage here: https://coresight.com/generative-ai/

Register for our upcoming NextGen Commerce: A Coresight Research AI Conference here: https://coresight.com/events/nextgen-commerce-a-coresight-research-ai-conference/

Bridging the Gap Between Retail and Tech: A Conversation with Alexei Agratchev

33 min November 7, 2023

 

In this episode of Retaili$tic, your host Deborah Weinswig welcomes special guest, Alexei Agratchev, Co-Founder and CEO of RetailNext. Together, they embark on a captivating journey through the dynamic world where retail meets technology. Dive deep into cutting-edge innovations, industry trends, and gain valuable expert perspectives. Uncover the profound impact of tech in reshaping our shopping experience, from immersive AI-driven encounters to groundbreaking e-commerce strategies.

As always, head to coresight.com for more research at the intersection of retail and technology.

 

Consumer Insights Unwrapped: Q4 2023 Holiday Preview

11 min October 31, 2023

 

Join host Adeline Devers and Analyst William Ruocco in this episode of Retaili$tic as they uncover the latest insights into US consumer spending trends and offer an exclusive preview of the holiday outlook for Q4 2023.

Discover what’s on the horizon for Holiday 2024 and gain valuable insights into the factors shaping the retail landscape. Premium subscribers can access the full report and key insights video on coresight.com for a deeper dive: https://coresight.com/research/us-holiday-survey-and-outlook-2023-e-commerce-to-drive-growth/

 

Cracking the Code of Retail Pricing with AI and Deep Learning

30 min October 24, 2023

 

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah delves into the dynamic world of retail pricing with Alex Galkin, Founder and CEO at Competera. Listeners will discover how AI (artificial intelligence) and deep learning are transforming traditional pricing strategies and gain insights into the future of pricing for retailers. Join us for a captivating discussion on predictive AI, generative AI and what is in store for the retail industry!

 

Generative AI Unveiled: An Introduction to Our Exclusive Council and Industry Updates

20 min October 17, 2023

 

Explore the dynamic world of generative AI (artificial intelligence) with host Primal Konok, a retail technology analyst at Coresight Research. Listeners will discover the latest on our exclusive Generative AI Council and explore industry updates, key takeaways from recent conferences, and promising startups and trends reshaping the retail landscape. You do not want to miss this insightful episode! For more research on generative AI, follow this link: https://coresight.com/generative-ai/

 

Retail Reshaped: A Conversation with Industry Disruptors

37 min October 10, 2023

 

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, your host, Deborah, welcomes special guests from Instock.com—the Judges’ Choice Award winner at the Groceryshop 2023 Startup Pitch Competition—Yegor Anchyshkin, Co-Founder and CEO, and Rebecca Dyer, COO. Together, they discuss the ever-evolving world of e-commerce, so tune in for an enlightening conversation you will not want to miss!

Check out our full coverage of Groceryshop 2023 here: https://coresight.com/the-latest-groceryshop-2023-insights-from-coresight-research/

 

Revolutionizing Supply Chains for Revenue Growth with Flexport

36 min October 3, 2023

 

On this episode of Retaili$tic, join Deborah as she sits down with Parisa Sadrzadeh, Executive Vice President of SMB & Fulfillment Services at Flexport, a trailblazer in the logistics and supply chain space. Together, they navigate the future of commerce and next-gen supply chains, delving into topics such as dynamic delivery promises, the critical role of data in decision-making processes and the importance of collaborative efforts in reshaping traditional supply chains.

Listeners will explore how mature companies and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can scale and ignite revenue growth through a reimagined approach to logistics, especially with the launch of Flexport’s new end-to-end platform via their Shopify acquisition. Whether you are a business owner, a supply chain pro or simply curious about the ever-evolving commerce landscape, this episode offers invaluable insights and cutting-edge concepts—do not miss out on gaining fresh perspectives and actionable strategies for the future! For more information, visit https://www.flexport.com/.

 

Groceryshop 2023: Navigating the Future of Retail

43 min September 26, 2023

In this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, we bring you an exclusive conversation with Ben Miller, Director of Original Content at Groceryshop and Shoptalk, that delves into the thought-provoking discussions held at Groceryshop 2023. Listeners will discover the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the world of retail, from the evolution of retail media to the impact of sustainability and community-building in grocery stores. Be sure to tune in for valuable insights on the trends that are reshaping the future of retail as we know it! For free, in-depth coverage of Groceryshop 2023, visit coresight.com or follow this link: https://coresight.com/research/groceryshop-2023-day-one/

AI in Healthcare: Opportunities and Obstacles

10 min September 19, 2023

In this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, we explore the dynamic intersection of artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare. Adeline Devers, Digital Content Manager at Coresight Research, welcomes Swaroop Muralidhar, Director of Research at Coresight Research, to discuss the groundbreaking ways AI is transforming the healthcare landscape, from diagnosis and treatment to ongoing wellness. Listeners will discover the immense potential and challenges faced by this evolving technology, as well as the data quality, privacy and ethical considerations surrounding AI in healthcare. Muralidhar also provides insights into the future of patient care in the age of AI. Premium Coresight Research subscribers can read our report, “Generative AI for US Retail Pharmacies and Healthcare,” here: https://coresight.com/research/generative-ai-for-us-retail-pharmacies-and-healthcare-satisfying-customers-through-automation-and-personalization/

MyFace: Building A Community and Changing Perceptions

29 min September 12, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, host Deborah Weinswig welcomes Stephanie Paul, Executive Director at MyFace. They explore how MyFace evolved from a New York-focused operation to a nationwide initiative supporting individuals and families with craniofacial differences. Listen to learn about the non-profit’s virtual resources, community-building events and efforts to change societal perceptions. You will also discover inspiring stories of resilience and how you can support MyFace’s mission for greater acceptance and understanding.

Join us in celebrating the incredible work of this organization! For more information and how you can get involved, head to https://www.myface.org/.

Revolutionizing Retail: The Power of Digital Twins

30 min September 5, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, Natasha Franck, Founder and CEO of Eon, joins host Deborah Weinswig to explore the game-changing technology of product digital twins. Together, they discuss how Eon’s innovative approach is reshaping the retail space, from authenticating luxury items to enhancing sustainability and customer engagement. Listeners will also discover how digital IDs are revolutionizing the industry and bridging the gap between physical and digital realms. Join us for a deep dive into the future of retail, where products become powerful data-driven assets!

Retail Disruption and the Power Players: A Conversation with Scott Friend

40 min August 30, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, explore the cutting-edge world of retail technology and innovation with special guest Scott Friend, Partner at Bain Capital Ventures, and your host, Deborah Weinswig. The pair discusses the genesis of the CommerceTech Power List, spotlighting transformative companies and rising stars in the retail sector. Scott and Deborah also delve into the evolving landscape of retail tech, providing listeners with valuable insights into the role of these innovative startups, the significance of scale and the direction the industry is heading in. Join the conversation to stay informed about the latest trends shaping retail’s future!

Check out the CommerceTech Power List 2023 on coresight.com: https://coresight.com/research/commercetech-power-list-2023-unveiling-the-innovators-shaping-the-future-of-retail/

Crafting a Megabrand: Lovesac's Journey from Scrappy Startup to Furniture Powerhouse

43 min August 22, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, join host Deborah Weinswig for an insightful conversation with Shawn Nelson, Founder of Lovesac, a unique furniture company that is revolutionizing the industry. Shawn discusses how Lovesac’s “Design for Life” philosophy drives its sustainable growth, why scrappy individuals are key to the brand’s success and how a focus on emotional branding sets the company apart. Discover Lovesac’s journey from startup to megabrand, all while gaining valuable insights into how to build a business that makes an enduring impact.

Looking for more information on how to set yourself apart from the competition? Check out our recent report, “Rising Above the Competition: Playbook for Emerging Brands To Succeed in a Crowded Market,” here: https://rb.gy/6lndy

Find out more about Lovesac here: https://rb.gy/d4diz

Sustainable Success: The Good Charcoal Company's Retail Journey

26 min August 15, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, we dive into a journey of innovation, sustainability and community impact with Ben Jablonski, Co-Founder of The Good Charcoal Company. Host Deborah Weinswig chats with Ben about his mission to transform the grilling experience, which started a movement around healthier and eco-friendly alternatives. From creating a passionate community of grill enthusiasts to providing hot meals for those in need, discover how The Good Charcoal Company is revolutionizing the grilling industry and igniting global change. Tune in to explore the power of purpose-driven branding, the challenges of distribution and funding, and the heartwarming stories that have fueled this remarkable journey. If you are intrigued by the intersection of entrepreneurship, sustainability and social responsibility, this episode is a must-listen!

We partnered with The Good Charcoal Company to present strategies for emerging brands to stand out, covering social media, sustainability and more. You can read our research here: “Rising Above the Competition: Playbook for Emerging Brands To Succeed in a Crowded Market,” here: Rising Above the Competition: Playbook for Emerging Brands To Succeed in a Crowded Market.

The Commerce Tech Power List: Exploring Retail's Leading Innovators

28 min August 8, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, we explore the dynamic world of commerce and marketing tech. Join your host Deborah Weinswig as we delve deep into the Commerce Tech Power List. Crafted through meticulous research and collaboration between Coresight Research, BCV (Bain Capital Ventures), and Bain, this list showcases the industry’s brightest stars. Discover the power players and rising stars in the commerce and marketing tech landscape, from established giants to innovative newcomers and stay tuned for a special appearance from a rising star on this years list! For an exclusive look at the minds behind the innovation driving retail and technology forward, check out the report here: https://coresight.com/research/commercetech-power-list-2023-unveiling-the-innovators-shaping-the-future-of-retail/

Is the Metaverse Dead?

10 min August 1, 2023

This week on Retaili$tic, join guest host Adeline Devers, Digital Content Manager at Coresight Research, and special guest John Harmon, Managing Director of Retail and Technology at Coresight Research, as they tackle rapid-fire questions about the metaverse. Namely: is the metaverse dead? Listeners will also discover the metaverse’s current state and the outlook for cryptocurrencies, NFTs, virtual worlds and Meta. Plus, get the latest insights on the Quest 2 and 3 and the Apple Vision Pro headsets. You do not want to miss this short-but-sweet episode! For more research on the metaverse, head to coresight.com or check out our most recent report here: https://coresight.com/research/the-metaverse-is-not-dead-defying-the-rumors-of-its-demise/

Visualizing Success: The Power of AI and CGI in E-Commerce

41 min July 25, 2023

Join host Deborah Weinswig as she sits down with Alexandre De Vigan, Founder and CEO of Nfinite, for a dynamic conversation on the growing significance of compelling product imagery in e-commerce. This episode of Retaili$tic explores the challenges brands and retailers face when managing and producing product visuals, as well as how CGI and 3D rendering can revolutionize the industry. Head to coresight.com to read the full report, “CGI and 3D Product Imagery: The Future of Visual Merchandising in E-Commerce.”

Sustainable Pathways: Extended Producer Responsibility and Circular Marketplaces

22 min July 18, 2023

This week on Retaili$tic, Deborah is joined by Peter Evans, Chief Strategy Officer at McFadyen Digital; the episode also features a special appearance from Haider Irshad, a Research Intern at Coresight Research!

Deborah and Peter continue their conversation from the MIT Platform Strategy Summit around circular platform opportunities, extended producer responsibility laws and much more! As always, head to coresight.com for more information!

Back to School Retail Trends and Strategies - How to Score an A+ this Shopping Season

33 min July 11, 2023

Join Coresight Research analysts Primel Konok and Owen Riley on the latest episode of Retaili$tic as they uncover the dynamics and trends of the back-to-school season, as well as retail strategies for the season. They also explore the macro trends driving consumer spending and evolving shopping channels and present insights into consumer behavior. Listen to discover which retail categories are expected to see a surge in spending and gain an understanding of the competitive advantages of top retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart. With engaging discussions and data-driven insights, this podcast is your go-to resource for navigating the exciting world of back-to-school retail. Tune in and get ready for a captivating and informative journey!

Read our three-part US Back-to-School 2023 research series for more data-driven insight, the latest of which focuses on the product categories and apparel brands that are set to be popular this season: https://coresight.com/research/us-back-to-school-2023-channels-and-retailers-who-is-set-to-capture-share/

The Art of Cultivating Company Culture

28 min July 4, 2023

Join Deborah and special guest Mortimer Singer, Co-Managing Partner at Traub Capital Partners, on this captivating episode of Retaili$tic. Gain invaluable insights into the world of consumer tech investments and discover how Traub’s background has influenced their investment approach. Hear Singer’s evolving outlook for the latter half of 2023 and explore the concept of measuring return on culture and learn practical methods for developing a thriving company culture. Tune in to this engaging discussion with a seasoned industry expert and embrace the future of investing and culture-building.

The Past and Future of Retail Loss Prevention

42 min June 27, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, join Deborah Weinswig and Professor Charles Haseman, Director of RISE at UT Dallas, as they delve into the past and future of retail loss prevention, exploring various topics, including organized retail crime, brand protection, cyber protection and fraud. Discover how retailers are adopting generative AI (artificial intelligence) and loss-prevention strategies while remaining focused on emerging technologies and the evolving shopping habits of different generations, particularly Gen Zers. Tune in for a captivating discussion on securing the future of retail. Looking for more information on retail loss prevention? Follow the link here to read our most recent reports on the topic: https://coresight.com/research/loss-prevention/

Retail Theft Unveiled: RFID, Video Surveillance & Beyond

29 min June 20, 2023

On this week’s episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah Weinswig and John Harmon, CFA, Managing Director of Technology Research at Coresight Research, dive deep into the world of retail theft and explore the cutting-edge technologies revolutionizing loss prevention. They are joined by Ned McCauley, Director, Smart Sensor Technology, at Sensormatic Retail Solutions, to discuss the latest trends in loss prevention, the transformative role of item tags, such as RFID tags, and how video surveillance complements emerging technologies. Do not miss this insightful exploration of loss prevention strategies and the future of retail security. For more information, read the full report, “RetailTech: Leading-Edge Loss Prevention—Tackling Theft and Fraud Through RFID, Video Surveillance and More,” on coresight.com.

The State of Retail Loss Prevention and the Path to a Better Future

37 min June 13, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah is joined by Read Hayes, Director of the Loss Prevention Research Council and Research Scientist at the University of Florida, for an enlightening discussion on the current state of retail loss prevention and its future. They cover a wide range of topics, including a recap of the NRF Protect conference, the role of facial recognition technology, the best technologies for loss prevention and how to effectively utilize them, the dynamics of the landlord-tenant relationship and strategies for driving positive change in the world of loss prevention. For more insights into the world of retail loss prevention, head to coresight.com.

Generative AI in Retail: Exploring Innovations and Use Cases

19 min June 6, 2023

Join Primel Konok, a retail technology analyst at Coresight Research, in this episode of Retaili$tic as we explore the captivating world of generative AI and its impact on the retail industry. Discover diverse generative AI applications beyond ChatGPT, from creating realistic images with DALL·E 2 to building personalized recommendations with NeMo. The episode also touches on updates in the field, evolving consumer attitudes and the potential for automated customer service and 3D product visualization. For more information on the latest innovations shaping the future of retail, head to coresight.com.

Embracing Transformation: The Shifting Dynamics of Entertainment, Retail and Office Spaces

38 min May 30, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, host Deborah Weinswig is joined by James Cook, Americas Director of Retail Research at JLL. The pair begin the episode with a brief recap of ICSC Las Vegas 2023 before diving into the impact of streaming platforms on movie theaters, the future of malls in the digital age and the evolving nature of office environments, including remote work trends and innovative workspace designs. For more information and research on these topics, head to coresight.com!

Unleashing the Potential of Retail Media

34 min May 23, 2023

Join host Deborah Weinswig on this episode of Retaili$tic as she explores the captivating world of retail media with RJ Hottovy of Placer.ai and Daniel Rodden of Coresight Research. In this episode, they explore the booming realm of retail media networks (RMNs) and their profound impact on digital advertising. Discover how first-party consumer data serves as the foundation for retail media, and learn how to navigate the changing RMN landscape. Tune in to this episode to unlock the potential of retail media for your business.

Unforgettable Moments and Expert Insights: Shoptalk Europe 2023 Recap

42 min May 16, 2023

 

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah welcomes Ben Miller, Director of Original Content at Shoptalk, for an engaging and insightful recap of Shoptalk Europe 2023. Together, they delve into their most impactful takeaways from the event, highlight their favorite sessions and share intriguing stories of unexpected encounters. Don’t miss out on this captivating discussion! Head to coresight.com to read our Shoptalk Europe 2023 recap reports.

 

Unlocking the Power of CDPs in Retail

37 min May 9, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah is joined by Amit Venugopal, MD at VASS, to discuss customer data platforms (CDPs) and how they are revolutionizing retail. CDPs are the ultimate tool for understanding and engaging customers, but how can retailers utilize their capabilities? Deborah and Amit discuss data clouds, retail media and everything in between! Head to coresight.com for more information.

Ageless Beauty: How the Beauty and Wellness Industry Can Better Serve the 50+ Woman

28 min May 2, 2023

The Retaili$tic podcast is back this week with another episode hosted by Primel Konok, who is joined by Marie Driscoll, Managing Director of Beauty and Luxury at Coresight Research. The pair discuss the impact of recent economic conditions on the beauty industry, as well as industry trends and the rise of self-care and product personalization and customization. The data discussed in this episode comes from our recent report, “The 50+ Woman: What She Needs from the Beauty and Wellness Industry.” Read the full report on coresight.com.

Earth Day and Sustainability in the Retail World

28 min April 25, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Primel Konok hosts Coresight Research Senior Analyst Sunny Zheng for a conversation on Earth Day and sustainability. The pair discuss the significance of Earth Day, how brands and retailers can increase their sustainability efforts and the potential benefits of corporate social responsibility in terms of top- and bottom-line growth. For more information, head to coresight.com.

Dressing for the Future: Navigating the Evolving US Dresswear Market

17 min April 18, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Sunny Zheng, a Senior Analyst at Coresight Research, discusses the future of dresswear, smart-casual and occasion-based apparel in the US after a year of strong demand revival. This episode is based on a recent report, US Dresswear Retailing: Sales To Dwindle in 2023 as Pent-Up Demand Fades, which you can find on coresight.com.

Generative AI and ChatGPT: A Retaili$tic Perspective

25 min April 11, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Primel Konok, a retail technology analyst at Coresight Research, explores the topic of generative artificial intelligence (AI), discussing how retailers can utilize ChatGPT and other generative AI platforms to improve business efficiency, innovation and creativity. Head to coresight.com to read the full report, ChatGPT and Generative AI: Five Things Retailers Should Know.

Shoptalk 2023 Recap: Key Insights, Surprising Discoveries and What’s Next

45 min April 4, 2023

Deborah is joined by Shoptalk’s Director of Original Content, Ben Miller, and Coresight Research analyst Primel Konok in this episode of Retaili$tic. Together, they recap the highlights of Shoptalk 2023, including keynote presentations and a couple surprising twists, as well as what attendees can expect from upcoming events, such as Shoptalk Europe and Shoptalk Chicago. For more research on Shoptalk 2023, visit coresight.com.

Shop or Drop: Current Macroeconomics and Retail

20 min March 28, 2023

On this episode of Retaili$tic, Primel Konok, Analyst at Coresight Research, sits down with John Harmon, Managing Director at Coresight Research, to discuss recent macroeconomic developments and their effect on the retail landscape. Topics include inflation, interest rates, the SVB collapse, retail sales data, consumer health and predictions for the future.

Shoptalk 2023: Lessons from the Past and Recommendations for the Future

27 min March 21, 2023

This episode is a must-listen for anyone heading to Las Vegas for Shoptalk 2023 next week! Deborah is joined by Marie Driscoll, John Harmon, and Charlotte Rothschild, members of the Coresight Research team. Together, the group dives into all things Shoptalk, including our recent Shoptalk Preview report, out now on coresight.com.

US Grocery Retail: Recessions, Inflation and Supply Chains, Oh My!

31 min March 14, 2023

 

In this episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah is joined by Andy Harig from food industry association FMI to discuss smart labels, personalization, sustainability, supply chains, loyalty and so much more! Read the full report, produced in partnership with FMI, on coresight.com.

 

Shein in Fast Fashion

21 min March 7, 2023

Shein gained ground as a leading player in the fast-fashion market in 2022, and Coresight Research believes that the company is well positioned to expand in 2023. On this episode of Retaili$tic, Deborah dives into Shein with Coresight Research Analyst Anand Kumar and discusses the retail space in general.

Bed Bath and Gone

30 min February 28, 2023

This week, Deborah is joined by two Coresight Research Associates, Royce Baretto and Daniel Rodden. Together, they dive into Bed Bath & Beyond’s recently announced store closures, the areas that will feel the greatest impact and which companies could benefit from the closures. For more details, head to coresight.com.

The Innovator Matrix

28 min February 21, 2023

On this week’s episode, Deborah is joined by Primel Konok and Steven Winnick of Coresight Research to discuss the recently launched, Innovator Matrix series. The first report, which explores US last mile delivery, evaluates obstacles retailers are facing in the last mile, and identifies the top private last-mile delivery technology providers based on Level of Innovation and Market Potential. Read the full report on Coresight.com.

Valentine's Day Special

28 min February 14, 2023

John Mercer, Global Head of Research at Coresight Research, joins Deborah this week for a special Valentine’s Day episode! John and Deborah dive into consumer spending from 2022 and consumer plans for Valentine’s Day 2023. Head to Coresight.com to check out the full Consumer Tracker Report, along with other reports mentioned in this episode.

Next Generation Retail

29 min February 7, 2023

This week on Retaili$tic, host Deborah Weinswig and special guest Renee Hartmann discuss their new book, Next Generation Retail. The co-authors dive into what inspired them to write the book, their favorite chapters and how the book can benefit you and your organization! Purchase a copy now via your retailer of choice!

NRF 2023—Retail’s Big Show Recap

29 min January 31, 2023

Sunny Zheng, Apparel and Footwear Analyst at Coresight Research, joins Adeline Devers for a deep dive into NRF 2023. To read the #free reports on NRF 2023 go to coresight.com.

CES 2023—All Wrapped Up

11 min January 24, 2023

John Harmon, Managing Director of Retail Technology Research at Coresight Research, joins Adeline Devers for a series of rapid-fire questions about his CES 2023 experience in this short-but-sweet episode. To read John’s #free reports on CES 2023, head to Coresight.com.

Travel Retail and Beauty

21 min January 13, 2023

Adeline Devers steps in for Deborah this week to interview Coresight’s one and only Marie Driscoll. In this episode, Adeline and Marie chat about all things travel retail and beauty – inspired by Marie’s recent report Three Things You Need To Know: Travel Retail and Beauty, live now on Coresight.com.

The Retailistic End of Year Extravaganza

55 min January 2, 2023

Andrew welcomes four retail friends (April Sabral, Liza Amlani, Nick McHenry, and Ron Thurston) to the pod for an end of year extravaganza!

Special Guest Kit Campoy

35 min December 26, 2022

Andrew welcomes the fabulous Kit Campoy to the show to discuss being a retail leader during the busy season and appreciating and valuing the frontline workforce.

Special Guest Justin Honaman

46 min December 19, 2022

Deborah welcomes consumer goods consultant and fellow podcaster Justin Honaman to the show to discuss their unique stories and starting to address some big problems in the retail industry.

Forces and Trends to Look Out for in 2023

44 min December 12, 2022

Deborah and Andrew look at 5 forces and 5 trends ahead of the new year.

Special Guest Oren Paran

51 min December 5, 2022

Oren Paran joins Deborah and Andrew for a lively discussion on retail innovation solutions with a focus on Israel.

A Look At The Year Ahead with Philip Moore

20 min November 28, 2022

Coresight’s Phillip Moore returns for a one-on-one chat with Deborah about the holiday season, sustainability, and 2023 prospects.

Special Guest Assaf Baciu

32 min November 21, 2022

Coresight’s Philip Moore swaps in for Andrew this week to join forces with Deborah as they interview Assaf Baciu about what Persado is doing with generative AI and language.

Special Guest Royce Baretto

39 min November 14, 2022

Andrew is joined by Royce Baretto of Coresight Research this week to discuss the home and home improvement sector.

Special Guest Sophie Abrahamsson

46 min November 7, 2022

Deborah hosts solo this week and discusses livestreaming with Sophie Abrahamsson of Bambuser.

An Andrew Rant Halloween Special

30 min October 31, 2022

Happy Halloween! Andrew is rolling solo this week to rant about spooky topics like frontline team member pay versus CEO pay, Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Kanye and more.

Holiday Season Begins

47 min October 24, 2022

Deborah and Andrew are back and it’s time to talk holiday season and more!

Special Guest Liza Amlani

42 min October 17, 2022

This week Andrew speaks to the impressive Liza Amlani about the six core principles of “Product Creation By Subtraction” and all things merchandising.

Special Guest Philip Smiley

59 min October 10, 2022

Deborah and Andrew speak to Phil Smiley to get a cross-border retail perspective, especially focused on China, as well as some bonus guinea pig content.

Special Guests Nick McHenry and Adam Davis

35 min October 3, 2022

Andrew discusses retail startup technology with Nick McHenry and Adam Davis.

Groceryshop 2022

19 min September 26, 2022

Deborah is flying solo this week after four days in Las Vegas with Groceryshop going through some of the highlights, lowlights, and everything in between.

Tech, Retail and Design come together at New York Fashion Week

44 min September 19, 2022

Deborah and Andrew discuss how tech, retail and design come together at New York Fashion Week, as well as sustainability and Australian innovation.

Special Guests Ned Hayes and Ashley Coates

38 min September 12, 2022

Andrew Smith is joined by Ned Hayes and Ashley Coates from SnowShoe. They are also co-hosts of the podcast Spark Plug where they talk about the intersection of business and technology.

Live Streaming and Payments

27 min September 6, 2022

Deborah is solo this week breaking down live streaming and payments in the current retail landscape.

Special Guests April Sabral and Ron Thurston

47 min August 29, 2022

Andrew is solo this week and joined by fellow retail influencers April Sabral and Ron Thurston to talk about their current happenings and past experiences on the retail front line.

Earnings Reports, Meme Stocks, and beyond

46 min August 22, 2022

Deborah and Andrew cover an action packed week in retail news including earnings reports, supply chain, stock market volatility, and more.

Sustainability and Special Guest Steve Statler

44 min August 15, 2022

Deborah and Andrew tackle retail news of the week, chat sustainability, and check in with Steve Statler, SVP of Marketing at Wiliot, to talk about new tech in the supply chain.

Special Guest Lori Schafer

57 min August 8, 2022

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Lori Schafer, CEO of Digital Wave to talk retail tech, multichannel, metaverse, and beyond.

Special Guests Ray Riley and Rob Hoehn

42 min August 2, 2022

Andrew is solo this week and is joined by friends from around the internet including Ray Riley, CEO at Progress Retail, and Rob Hoehn, CEO of IdeaScale to talk about innovation and events of the week.

Special Guest Rory Cutaia from Verb

44 min July 25, 2022

Andrew Smith gets a chance to catch up with Rory Cutaia, CEO at Verb Technology Company, to talk about their plans for the future of live streaming and video based sales. Deborah joins to recap and preview upcoming shopping festivals and events.

CPG and Beauty trends

24 min July 18, 2022

Deborah is solo this week chatting about global CPG trends, things happening in the Beauty world, and what to expect this year in e-commerce and live streaming.

RETHINK Retail

30 min July 11, 2022

Deborah is joined by Gabriella Bock and Natalie Arana from RETHINK Retail to talk retail influencers and the future of what RETHINK has to offer.

Special Guest Maju Kuruvilla

60 min July 7, 2022

Deborah is joined by CEO at Bolt Maju Kuruvilla to talk about the future of payments and one click checkout. Coresight analysts John Harmon and Primel Konok also join with questions from the field.

Payment Protocol

27 min June 27, 2022

Deborah and Andrew dive into the many ways consumers are paying for things online and IRL.

Retail Reckoning

26 min June 20, 2022

Deborah and Andrew talk about uncertainty in the current retail space amidst inflation and a post pandemic landscape.

Levelization, retail media, and metaverse

42 min June 12, 2022

Deborah and Andrew return to form, catching up on their recent trips abroad and what they learned about the retail desire to innovate.

Special Guest Charlene Lu

52 min June 6, 2022

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Charlene Lu, specialist in all things metaverse, to talk about current trends for consumers and retailers entering the space.

Special Guest Vincent Yang

53 min May 30, 2022

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Co-founder and CEO at Firework, Vincent Yang, to talk about the current and future state of live streaming in the retail space.

Special Guest Ron Thurston

25 min May 23, 2022

Andrew Smith is joined by special guest Ron Thurston, currently on his Retail in America tour. Together they talk about the stories Ron is uncovering on the front lines of retail spaces around the county.

Bonus Episode: Live at RICE

48 min May 17, 2022

Recorded live from the floor of RICE22 on May 11th, Deborah and Andrew are joined by special guest Cynthia Hollen to talk about all things going on at the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo.

RICE Roundup

37 min May 16, 2022

Fresh off Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, Deborah and Andrew reconnect to talk about what happened there, and what’s happening next.

Topics of the day with Andrew

24 min May 9, 2022

Andrew is solo this week talking topics of the day including the innovation abyss, Kohl’s and J.C. Penny, and Lego’s Metaverse.

ULI Recap

26 min May 2, 2022

Fresh off Deborah’s panel on proptech at ULI, Deborah and Andrew talk sustainability, homesteading, and more.

Happy Earth Day

36 min April 25, 2022

Deborah and Andrew talk about new ways of greening the retail space for his Earth Day episode of Retailisitic.

Andrew and Deborah Re-Sync

56 min April 19, 2022

Andrew and Deborah re-sync at home and prepare their calendars for upcoming events in the retail space abroad.

Shoptalk Las Vegas Recap

16 min April 4, 2022

Deborah recaps her recent Shoptalk talks in Vegas and previews programming for World Retail Congress happening next week in Rome.

ShopTalk, World Retail Congress, and ICSC on deck.

18 min March 28, 2022

Deborah previews her upcoming talks at events all over the map including ShopTalk in Las Vegas, World Retail Congress in Rome, and ICSC in Michigan.

Online grocery and live streaming.

33 min March 21, 2022

Deborah is solo this week and gives us a preview of upcoming talks she has on the calendar where she’ll be discussing online grocery and live streaming in the retail space.

Collabs, introductions, and learning in the retail space.

40 min March 18, 2022

Deborah and Andrew talk about collaborations, meeting new people in the industry, and how we learn from each other in the retail space.

Retail, real estate, and real people.

54 min March 18, 2022

Deborah and Andrew talk about big moves from Amazon this week leaving some vacant real estate behind, as well as people and leadership on the front lines post pandemic.

Metaverse and sustainability, accessibility, body positivity with Andrew Smith

41 min February 25, 2022

The Metaverse and sustainability, accessibility, body positivity with Andrew Smith of Sproutly and Think Uncommon

All things metaversian and sustainability wtih Andrew Smith

48 min February 25, 2022

Andrew Smith of Sproutly and Think Uncommon joins the show to talk about the metaverse and sustainability

The Rapidly Evolving Cannabis Market. Guest: Smoke Wallin

38 min April 16, 2021

Deborah discusses new opportunities for the hemp and CBD market with Smoke Wallin, CEO of Vertical Wellness.

Street fashion in the China market. Guest: Renee Hartmann

22 min April 9, 2021

Renee Hartmann founder of China Luxary Advisors joins us again to discuss street fashion and live streaming in Chinese retail.

AI and Retail in 2021. Guest: John Harmon

31 min April 3 2021

 

John Harmon joins us again to discuss artificial intelligence’s role in your online shopping this year.

 

Commerce in livestreams. Guest: Renee Hartmann

32 min March 19, 2021

Commerce in livestreams, Women’s Day, Shopping Festivals, Tourism, and we’re joined by guest Renee Hatmann of China Luxory Advisors.

The future of retail. Guest: John Harmon

30 min March 12, 2021

Deborah and John discuss the future of retail in 2021.

The Impact of Ali Baba's 11/11 Singles Day. Guest: Renee Hartmann

59 min February 13, 2021

A look back at Ali Baba’s 11/11 Singles Day 2020, Deborah chats with Renee Hartmann, Co-Founder at China Luxury Advisors, on how Western brands approach to the holiday.

New Opportunities in Retail. Guest: Justin Hochberg

69 min January 19, 2021

Deborah discusses new opportunities for 2021: social media, streaming, e-commerce and retail. Justin Hochberg joins to talk about entertainment and shopping in a year where the in person element was sidelined.