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Retail Gets Real

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Retail impacts everyone, every day, everywhere. Join the National Retail Federation for authentic, insightful conversations with the industry's most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail. Learn more at retailgetsreal.com.

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Retail impacts everyone, every day, everywhere. Join the National Retail Federation for authentic, insightful conversations with the industry's most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail. Learn more at retailgetsreal.com.

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A great listen

By lynchdyl902 - Jul 18 2017
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Fun conversations, heartfelt stories, and interesting insight!

Great content and guests

By tfontastic - Jul 17 2017
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Easy listening for anyone looking for a very conversational podcast!

iTunes Ratings

67 Ratings
Average Ratings
53
8
1
1
4

A great listen

By lynchdyl902 - Jul 18 2017
Read more
Fun conversations, heartfelt stories, and interesting insight!

Great content and guests

By tfontastic - Jul 17 2017
Read more
Easy listening for anyone looking for a very conversational podcast!
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Retail Gets Real

Latest release on May 25, 2020

All 172 episodes from oldest to newest

#171 How KiwiCo activity boxes became a lifeline for parents

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Sandra Oh Lin took her knack for creating fun STEM activities for her kids and turned it into KiwiCo, a monthly subscription box business that fuels kids’ passion for creativity. On this episode, Oh Lin describes how she went from engineer to entrepreneur and the lessons she learned the hard way as demand for the popular kids’ activity boxes quickly grew. Originally released July 1, 2019.

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May 25 2020

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#170 Food52 grows community during the pandemic

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Food52 was created with the vision of celebrating a love of food with a like-minded community. With more people staying at home during the pandemic and turning to cooking for comfort, Food52’s massive community of engaged followers has grown even more. Listen to learn more about how the brand turns fans into customers with crowdsourced product launches that sell out in days and why consumers connect with their human approach to cooking. 

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May 18 2020

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#169 Community first: Spotlight on retail innovation

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The pandemic of COVID-19 is hitting everyone hard, the retail industry included. Despite that, many retailers are coming together to find creative ways to help each other, their customers, and their communities. Today, we’re sharing the stories of some of those companies and how they are innovating to accommodate.

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May 11 2020

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#168 How the health crisis has changed consumer behavior

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Retailers are facing unique challenges in today’s environment. Today, we're looking at how consumer behavior is changing amid the COVID-19 crisis with NRF Senior Director of Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen. NRF has been checking in on how people have adapted to the coronavirus pandemic, including popular purchases, shopping methods, and the broader ways this impacts their lives and behaviors.

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May 04 2020

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#167 Inside innovation at LEGO

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How do you make shopping for LEGOs as fun as building them? That’s the question — and the ambition — behind Martin Urrutia’s work as the Head of Global Retail Innovation at LEGO. With more than 25 years of retail experience, his job is to push innovative retail practices that will keep the company at the forefront of customer expectations.

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Apr 27 2020

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#166 Crazy dog people: How passion drives BARK (special rerelease)

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Originally released May 14, 2018: BARK, the makers of BarkBox, began where so many great companies do — in a heart-shaped bed on a cruise ship. Henrik Werdelin and his co-founders bonded over a mutual love for dogs and an obsession with making their furry family members happy. In this episode, Werdelin discusses how BARK’s dog-obsessed culture drives every facet of the business and attracts an army of similarly obsessed fans.

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Apr 21 2020

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#165 Innovating at the cutting edge of wellness with Sharon Leite of The Vitamin Shoppe

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How do you stay on the cutting edge of wellness while maintaining consumer trust? Sharon Leite, CEO of The Vitamin Shoppe, starts by asking a question: “How can we make this relevant for today and how do we make sure that we can take it forward into the future?” In this episode, Leite talks about how The Vitamin Shoppe is innovating around everything from the customer experience to CBD products. Sharon has learned how to take her years of retail experience fundamentals and apply them to turning companies around.

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Apr 13 2020

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#164 Passion, resilience and creativity with Jo Malone of Jo Loves (special rerelease)

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What does it take to become the person responsible for creating some of the world's most-loved fragrances? Jo Malone, the creator of Jo Loves, shares her origin story and how she came to be called an English scent maverick. Learning to sell as a means of survival, Jo cultivated a passion for her business that has led to the creation of two global brands.

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Apr 06 2020

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#163 How Pinterest aids in shopping and discovery (special rerelease)

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Originally released Sept. 9, 2018: For millions of people around the world, Pinterest is the first stop on their retail journey — it’s a place to discover, get inspired and personalize. For retailers, Pinterest is an opportunity to engage with customers earlier and more often, well before a transaction takes place. To learn more about how brands of all sizes are taking advantage of this social media platform, we sit down with Amy Vener, the head of retail strategy at Pinterest.

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Mar 31 2020

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#162 How Cotopaxi creates superfans through sustainability

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Annie Agle, Director of Impact and Brand at Cotopaxi, shares how its customers are gathering around a mission of sustainability, conscious capitalism and an ambitious goal of ending poverty, as well as what other companies can learn from the startup’s unique approach to sustainable outdoor apparel. 

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Mar 23 2020

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