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Every week (or so) Ben and Caroline get together to discuss what's new in the world of retail technology.

Every week (or so) Ben and Caroline get together to discuss what's new in the world of retail technology.
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Every week (or so) Ben and Caroline get together to discuss what's new in the world of retail technology.

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English


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Essential Retail Podcast 106 made - 14:07:2019 20.45

7/15/2019
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Essential Retail chats to Made.com CCO, Annabel Jack, to find out what innovation means to the online furniture retailer. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:28:09

Amazon & next-gen fulfilment - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 105

7/8/2019
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Essential Retail chats to Amazon about launching its new click & collect Counter service with Next. We also quiz the Patrick Supanc, director for lockers and pickup at Amazon, about the future of fulfilment and how we may be receiving our online orders in the not-so-distant future. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:14:36

Pink on the emotional connection - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 104

6/10/2019
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Essential Retail quizzes Jermyn Street shirtmaker, Pink, about creating an emotional connection with the shopper. Essential Retail’s editor, Caroline Baldwin, is joined by Christopher Zanardi-Landi, CEO at Pink and Jamie Merrick, director of strategic solutions at Salesforce Commerce Cloud, to talk rebrand, personalisation and joining up the eCommerce and store experience. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via...

Duration:00:24:26

Alibaba on the Chinese consumer - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 103

6/3/2019
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Essential Retail sits down with David Lloyd, MD UK, Ireland and Nordics, at Alibaba. He describes the changing Chinese consumer and why retailers should be paying attention to the Chinese market. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:18:33

Rediscovering the joy of work - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 102

5/28/2019
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Essential Retail shares a cup of tea with Twitter’s European VP, Bruce Daisley, to talk about office culture and workplace health. Daisley, who has his own podcast, ‘Eat Sleep Work Repeat’, and a bestselling book called ‘The Joy of Work’, shares his thoughts on how companies can reinvigorate their workforce and improve productivity, because he believes it is impossible to be creative when we’re stressed. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in...

Duration:00:27:29

#RetailEXPO19 debrief with Kantar - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 101

5/20/2019
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Essential Retail chats to Steve Mader and Harriet Leach from Kantar’s eCommerce practice to discuss the RetailEXPO 2019. What’s the most exciting technology on the market at the moment? And how should retailers be leveraging tech to further their businesses? Listen to the latest episode of the Retail Ramble to find out. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at...

Duration:00:18:27

100th episode – an omnishambles celebration - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 100

5/13/2019
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Essential Retail brings to you the 100th episode of the Retail Ramble with two very special guests: Cheryl Calverly, CMO at Eve Sleep, and Craig Crawford, former VP at Burberry. Along with regular host, Caroline Baldwin, they discuss the annoying buzzwords circulating the retail technology industry. Ever heard of “hindsighting”? Nope, us neither, until today… Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or...

Duration:00:35:26

Jigsaw on ship-from-store - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 99

5/7/2019
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Essential Retail speaks with fashion retailer Jigsaw about its roll out of technology to enable it to ship online orders from store. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:19:31

Start-up Safari @ RetailEXPO 2019 - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 98

4/28/2019
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Essential Retail sits down with Baringa to chat about the start-ups featuring on the Start-up Safari at RetailEXPO 2019 on 1 & 2 May. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:18:22

Wickes on understanding the customer - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 97

4/23/2019
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Essential Retail sits down with Wickes to learn more about its CRM journey and its work with AgilOne to segment the customer for improved data analytics. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch

Duration:00:25:39

River Island – the future of marketing is social - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 96

4/15/2019
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Essential Retail sits down with Chloe Fosbrook, social media and marketing manager at River Island, to chat about how the brand uses social media as a core component of its marketing strategy. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:23:05

Vineyard Vines on unifiying customer data - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 95

4/8/2019
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Essential Retail chats to US fashion retailer, Vineyard Vines, about business analytics and the power of harnessing customer data. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:15:12

Nickelodeon on D2C - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 94

4/1/2019
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Essential Retail chats to Nickelodeon about the ambitions it has for its consumer products business. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:13:24

musicMagpie on recommerce - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 93

3/25/2019
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Essential Retail catches up with musicMagpie to talk about the challenges around recommerce fulfilment. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:23:42

#Shoptalk19 debrief with IGD - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 92

3/18/2019
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Essential Retail sits down with colleagues at IGD over a well-deserved drink to discuss the hot topics from the Shoptalk conference held in Las Vegas. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:23:05

Touring Vodafone’s new customer hub - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 91

3/11/2019
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Essential Retail takes a look around Vodafone’s new customer hub on Oxford Street to learn how the store is using prime retail space in new and exciting ways. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:18:13

Interview with Eve Sleep CEO & CMO - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 90

3/4/2019
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Essential Retail chats with Eve Sleep’s new CEO and CMO to learn about the new strategic vision for the company and how it plans to use technology and marketing to stand out in a crowded market. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:19:40

Swoon on shaking up the supply chain - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 89

2/25/2019
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Essential Retail chats to online furniture retailer Swoon (www.swooneditions.com) about how it has changed traditional business models in order to speed up the supply chain, while using customer data to predict demand and eliminate waste. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:18:40

Shop Direct on scaling AI - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 88

2/18/2019
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Essential Retail chats to Shop Direct about its use of AI to enable its financial services department to credit check shoppers in real time. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:25:15

IGD on the future of shoppers and supply chain - Retail Ramble from Essential Retail - Episode 87

2/11/2019
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Essential Retail chats to IGD about the future of the shopper and the supply chain which will need to change to meet their demanding retail needs. Got something you want to tell us about the Podcast? Want to join us? You can get in touch on Twitter via twitter.com/essretail, or directly with Caroline at twitter.com/cl_baldwin

Duration:00:26:05