Successfully Navigating Disrupted [Beauty] Retail with Noah Rosenblatt | EP58

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Noah Rosenblatt, president, SpaceNK North America, about the company’s unique retail model, and how to straddle Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, and Walmart all at the same time. They discuss: Why the changing beauty landscape exemplifies where retail at large is headed How to successfully straddle luxury and mass distribution at ... Read more

Retail Media Networks with Parbinder Dhariwal | EP57

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Parbinder Dhariwal, VP & General Manager of CMX, at CVS Health, about the evolution of Retail Media Networks and the opportunity they offer to create more personalized shopping experiences. They discuss: Whether this is the moment of one-to-one shopper personalization. The challenge of digitizing a traditionally analog retail ... Read more

The 50-plus Opportunity with Michael Clinton | EP56

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Michael Clinton, author of ROAR into the Second Half of Your Life - Before It’s Too Late, and CEO and Founder of ROARforward, a joint venture with Hearst Ventures. They discuss: The new 50+ cohort and the social movement driving change in the developed world, as people live ... Read more

Disrupting Retail Healthcare with Susan Lang | EP55

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Susan Lang, founder of XIL Health, a women-owned healthcare analytics and technology company that advises major corporations on healthcare strategy and invests in healthcare startups. In her prior life, she was a senior executive at Express Scripts, and has spent her entire life working in healthcare. They discuss: ... Read more

The Role of Stores in a Digital Age with Dawn Clark | EP53

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Dawn Clark, Executive Creative Director, SVP, Global Design Studio for Starbucks, noted retail architect, who runs Osean Studios, and was most recently director of design and construction for Amazon, where she led the design of the new Amazon Style concept store, and prior to that Nordstrom. They discuss: ... Read more

50:50 Retail. A Prototype for the Future. Right Now, with Dan O’Connor | EP50

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks with Dan O’Connor, founder of the Future Commerce Initiative and Executive in Residence at the Harvard Business School, about the future of commerce and retail. They discuss: How retail is fast moving into a 50:50 (in-person vs. not-in-person) world. The dramatic complexity of the retail landscape with some 70 ... Read more

The Future of Retail with Justin Honaman | EP48

In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks to Justin Honaman, head of Worldwide Retail & Consumer Goods, Go-to-Market at Amazon Web Services, and worldwide segment leader for Food & Beverage. They discuss: Immersive retail, the power of personalization, frictionless retail and where the Metaverse is already having an impact The role of the physical store, and ... Read more

Retail Safari® to See the Future of Retail with Joi Pratt | EP47

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In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks with Joi Pratt, Senior Consultant for Shopper Activation, at WSL Strategic Retail, about how the WSL team brought the future of retail to life in real time through a customized Retail Safari®. They discuss: The 5 Health & Wellness trends that were the focus of a two-day event conducted ... Read more

Build A Modern Social Brand with Mindy McKnight | EP46

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In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks with Mindy McKnight, CEO of M-Star Media Inc., content developer and founder of Hairitage by Mindy, about how to build a successful CPG brand today. They discuss: The essence of building a successful multi-million dollar brand without losing its founder soul, and its solution driven reason-for-being The keys to creating a ... Read more

Beauty Retail Refined with Jenny B. Fine | EP45

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In this episode: Wendy Liebmann talks with Jenny B. Fine, executive editor of WWD and Beauty Inc., about the transformation of the beauty industry and how it has and will change over the coming decade. They discuss: Younger, Generation Z consumers and how their beauty priorities are based on not only looking good but also doing ... Read more

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