Michael Dart welcomes Don Unser, Retail Group President of NPD Group and Marshal Cohen, Chief Industry Advisor of the NPD Group to discuss the current state of retail after this holiday season, and political climate.
Michael Dart welcomes Steve Bratspies, Chief Merchandising Officer of Walmart and A.T. Kearney alum to Shopcast to discuss how retailers are adapting to the changes in customer demands. For example, purchasing through mobile devices, and how retailers are leveraging technology to enhance the experience and bring more customers into stores.
Michael Dart welcomes author and acclaimed Wharton professor of retail, Barbara Kahn, to discuss how leading companies like Walmart, Warby Parker, Sephora and fast fashion have grown their customer base in the past few turbulent years.
Hot topics on this episode include e-Commerce’s impact on retail especially for digitally native brands, Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods and what their influence on their platform means for suppliers.
Liz Dunn of Pro4ma, Inc. chimes into this week's episode of Shopcast to recap trends at ShopTalk 2018, discuss the world of augmented and virtual reality, and address the hot topic of data privacy following Facebook’s recent scrutiny.
Introduction to the retail shifts that are taking place with, ideas on how to win with a focus on personalization & then what is working in retail stores today with a trip to winning retailers in Manhattan.