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Fashion Is Your Business is a weekly show about FASHIONTECH, the intersection of fashion business and fashion technology. The podcast is produced through MouthMedia Network. The hosts are entrepreneurial strategist Rob Sanchez, leading fashion technology consultant Pavan Bahl, creative entrepreneur Marc Raco, and fashion tech + sustainability consultant Nataliya Makulova. Guests include the world's foremost fashion technology pioneers, discussing textiles to retail and everything in between, it covers business news from startups to conglomerates, and the show has a fun and accessible morning radio vibe.

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Fashion Is Your Business is a weekly show about FASHIONTECH, the intersection of fashion business and fashion technology. The podcast is produced through MouthMedia Network. The hosts are entrepreneurial strategist Rob Sanchez, leading fashion technology consultant Pavan Bahl, creative entrepreneur Marc Raco, and fashion tech + sustainability consultant Nataliya Makulova. Guests include the world's foremost fashion technology pioneers, discussing textiles to retail and everything in between, it covers business news from startups to conglomerates, and the show has a fun and accessible morning radio vibe.

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The best fashion and business podcast

By Billmatic212 - Aug 29 2016
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Love these guys! So consistent and amazing guests. You're on my weekly list!

Thank you!

By Fashion futurist - Oct 28 2015
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Much needed inside look into the vast opportunities of fashion as a business

iTunes Ratings

81 Ratings
Average Ratings
73
2
4
2
0

The best fashion and business podcast

By Billmatic212 - Aug 29 2016
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Love these guys! So consistent and amazing guests. You're on my weekly list!

Thank you!

By Fashion futurist - Oct 28 2015
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Much needed inside look into the vast opportunities of fashion as a business

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Fashion Is Your Business - a retail technology podcast

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Fashion Is Your Business is a weekly show about FASHIONTECH, the intersection of fashion business and fashion technology. The podcast is produced through MouthMedia Network. The hosts are entrepreneurial strategist Rob Sanchez, leading fashion technology consultant Pavan Bahl, creative entrepreneur Marc Raco, and fashion tech + sustainability consultant Nataliya Makulova. Guests include the world's foremost fashion technology pioneers, discussing textiles to retail and everything in between, it covers business news from startups to conglomerates, and the show has a fun and accessible morning radio vibe.

Timeless Conversations - Strategies from the C-Suite – Growing and Scaling Your Company

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The development of people, culture, brand, products, and structure necessary for growing and scaling a business.

This MouthMedia Network Live event was recorded in front of a live audience at Experience Knotel, a interactive space located in the heart of Noho in New York City (666 Broadway) designed to showcase the experience of working in a flexible, adaptable, always energized environment. Sponsored by Knotel – Your agile business deserves an agile space. Knotel will find, customize, and operate your ideal office while you focus on your business. Discover more at www.knotel.com

Panel:

Steven Balasiano – CEO of MHR Advisory, Counsel at Sills Cummis

Terri DiPaolo – Head of Licensing, Sponsorships, & Endorsements at TKO

Jodd Readick – CEO of LymeLog, Founder of Roam Coin, Co-Founder of User Centric Communications

Moderated by:

Avani Patel, Co-Founder of Ember, Founder of TrendSeeder

Nov 05 2019

51mins

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270 – Sean McInerney of Huge – Growing Businesses, Creating Experiences

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Designing best-in-class experiences for brands, driven by strong creative and rooted in the technology, data, and organizational strategy, to create unified brand experiences that foster meaningful relationships with consumers...
Sean McInerney, Group Vice President of Technology for Huge (a global collective of designers, technologists and strategists), joins Marc Raco and Nataliya Makulova on location at The Lead Summit in Brooklyn, NY.
In this episode:

Leading the tech arm of Huge - Helping companies figure out ways to get technology into their retail store experience
Helping companies understand what do they need to do, how can they pivot, and here are pieces and parts you need to pull ths off, and do so at scale, which lead to self sustaining program
Businesses tough to transform

Full service partner to brands
Testing ground café for retail tech
Staying on the pulse
Sustainability and social impact issues, being able to trace things with visibility, like a ledger of record
How much is "too much" as an experience

Jan 01 2019

41mins

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238 – Michael Hard of Brickwork – Making Sure People Hear the Tree in the Forest

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Leveraging digital to drive brick-and-mortar sales...
Michael Hard, Chief Revenue Officer for Brickwork, a leading SaaS platform that enables retailers and brands to drive qualified online traffic to unique in-store experiences via geo-location features, joins Rob Sanchez and Pavan Bahl on location at Valtech’s Innovation Lab during NRF 2018 in New York. Valtech is a global digital agency focused on business transformation. MouthMedia Network is Powered by Sennheiser.
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In retail, a majority of customers still in brick and mortar stores, but 80% of path to purchase starts online, mostly on mobile
Hard’s background, in software for a long time, worked with Microsoft for 17 years, ran digital advertising for the US, then started his own software companies
Brickwork is into even more interesting applications built on foundation of last time
Digital to store conversation for retail customers
Helping brands them to scale platform
The ability to create higher lifetime value of customer
Clients like Kate Spade, Bonobos, a lot of value booking one-to-one appointments to drive traffic for boutiques, or getting celebrity into store to drive traffic and excitement
Having rich experiences in stores, but if no one is aware of it why does it matter
Case study of Urban Outfitters working to make themselves a critical part of neighborhood, making each store unique to that neighborhood, exposing events to wider range of people, search optimized for local search
How Brickwork enables better workflows and more features such as appointment booking
Adding globalization that offers appropriate localization using regional conventions
Integrations tracks all stages on user side from what ecommerce marketer thinks of it, email and marketing
From back/store side, systems retail associates or administrators think about (POS, inventory, clienteling)
Level of lift to implement and manage is minimal due to design and support by Brickwork
A sweet spot is a global brand with a big footprint
Why Brickwork is focused specifically on retail
Is there friction from employees/partners wanting to be able to take client books with them when leaving stores
Hard’s takeaways from key cities, being from Arizona, small town guy in New York and finding your world there, and rowing for the USA Rowing Team

May 22 2018

35mins

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205 – Ben Cooper of IoClothes – A New Era of Fashion Tech

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Bridging the gap between technology and the footwear, apparel & textile industries...
Ben Cooper, Founder/Managing Director of IoClothes (helping companies deliver breakthrough innovation) discusses Wear Conference, wearable technology, and the spurring the intersection of fashion and technology. Recorded at the 2017 Wear Conference in San Francisco, CA. Powered by Sennheiser.
Footwear in the army, bridging a gap, and the holy grail of data
Cooper talks about his past as an athlete, physics, biomechanics, improving human performance, led footwear program for the US Army, exited from a tech company, led research and testing for VF Global Innovation Center, explored wearables, what’s lagging in the wearable space, bridging the gap between fashion apparel footwear industry and tech industry and ushering in a new era. Pursuing a model that opens up a platform, and having the same ability to impact companies regardless of size recognition. The holy grail of data, why data should be about adding more value, and the need more attempts for more data.
Igniting creativity, facilitating the future, and bringing people together
Io Clothes launching a beta, hoping to find value in interactions, a massive tech transfer department vs. handshake deals, and being meant to ignite creativity and collaboration. Being passionate about what can come on the other side, and how Io Clothes is a clearing house for consultants. Cooper doing the best he can to facilitate the future he wants to see. Bringing all these people together, like 99 Designs or Fiverr for the creative side. How answers are out there and one just needs to bring it together.
Fishing, reflecting, and crushing goals
Personal questions cover retreating with fishing, why second place mattered, the gift of a sleeping bag, taking time to reflect, and the clock doesn’t lie, reinventing and crushing goals.

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Nov 07 2017

48mins

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Eric Phu of Citizen Wolf - Staying Relevant Amongst Unique Brands

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Most millennials are screening out brands that aren’t relevant, unique or ethical - this has created sharp growth in the rise of artisan and street brands. Eric Phu, founder of Citizen Wolf (a company that offers custom tailored t-shirts that are lauded as “the best fitting t-shirts on the planet”) joins Marc Raco in front of a live audience on location at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to discuss how deep authenticity can be cultivated and how to remain relevant a growing marketplace of unique brands.

Aug 20 2019

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222 – Babba Rivera of BY BABBA – Knowing the Why

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Brand marketing strategy...
Babba (Canales) Rivera, Founder of BY BABBA (a brand marketing agency) joins - Pavan Bahl and special guest co-host Brianne Kimmel, GTM (Growth, Marketing Strategy, Audience & Industry) at Zendesk in front of a live audience at Sennheiser’s new San Francisco retail store at 278 Post Street. MouthMedia Network is powered by Sennheiser, The Future of Audio.
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Rivera discusses her work with Uber and Away Luggage, as founder of the agency BY BABBA, a next-gen brand marketing agency, and about her new last name (personal brand) shared with her new husband
How until recently marketing was focused on branding and product marketing, and the rise of performance marketing, particularly direct-to-consumer for tangible and digital brands
The focus for brands on talking about their brand story of amazing company-building, hiring and treating employees well
The balance between performance and brand marketing, how they should be separate budgets and efforts
How marketing of features is not ideal as they are easy to copy, but the brand story is beyond functionality, brand is personality, and the impact of knowing the why
No one-size-fits-all in marketing strategy
Some brands rely on hitting functionality, and other brands (such as in fashion) have a lot of creative resources and talent within and have more competition
What does performance marketing mean?
Engaging with customers, asking questions, user-generated content that aligns with the message one is trying to achieve
How big brands are doing it right, such as a lot of big brands are building innovation teams and incubators and accelerators
Launching Uber (Black) in Sweden, and how they didn’t have focus on brand
Brand plus performance marketing, user acquisition, easy to get traffic
Early days for tech companies are all about hyper growth at expense of brand,
Facebook vs. Instagram
The early stage of Uber, looking at how the unfair advantage was private driver experience, built early adopters via first ride for free, and then later focusing on it being the same price as a taxi
The number of collaborations with Away Luggage, choosing a direction with brand partnerships, especially with physical products, by leveraging more established brands
Looking at how brands can benefit from Rivera’s toolkit, giving back to brand on a personal note offering intros to help solve problems, and how this has created friends in fashion industry as a result
Strategies on starting a meeting with a specific result in mind, getting curious about high- level thoughts on things the other parties are doing
Adding tech to help with storytelling and amplifying presence with Rag and Bone at a very integral moment
Fashion Week: most people really excited are not invited, wanting to change that led to providing access to the Rag and Bone show to anyone without being an insider, with the goal being impressions and being a part of the conversation
Understanding overall brand impressions and sentiment are important, tools understanding sarcasm, People need to engage with brands when they want, on the channel they want.
When a startup feels traction, what kinds of systems to put in place for performance marketing to make decisions in a fluid way
How a brand can look at quantifying customer interactions
How in-store environment is shaping ecommerce, how both ends drive each other, and a validation point is to not underestimate how emotionally driven consumers are with something looking like a real store
Micro vs. macro influencers, and where relationships fit into marketing, and deeper connections with female founders
And how most desired clients are Millennial-centric direct to consumer brands

Mar 06 2018

57mins

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229 – Michael Crooks of DVF – Psychology and Immersive Experiences

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Live audience event at Spring Place on experiential marketing in fashion, psychology, and the need for an industry to evolve...
Michael Crooks Senior Director of Global Relational Marketing for DVF (a global luxury fashion brand celebrated for its bold and creative approach to color and print, and admired for its sensual femininity) joins Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez, Marc Raco and guest host Rohan Deuskar (CEO of Stylitics) in front of a live audience at Spring Place in New York City. MouthMedia Network is powered by Sennheiser.
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Crooks shares how the range of technology and innovation has to be integrated in the right environment in an organic way that makes sense, which is a lot harder than it sounds
Customer analytics, behavioral clienteling (establishing long-term relationships with key customers based on data about their preferences, behaviors and purchase) in-store and online, and the training that brings that together
Precognition—when the brain knows what you’re dong before you cognitively know
How Crooks learned a lot of scientific method in education, and decided not to be a therapist,
Activations celebrating International Women’s Day – original envisioned as panels around empowerment, and a pop up in san Francisco, partnering with Levis and Google, personalized experience “in charge” of VIP experience, using data of people in the area
Getting locations to create their own regional events that are regionalized using the same template
Putting together a training clienteling manual, modifying how to listen for root values, and how to ask for open questions, the right way to do data capture and use analytics
Making events cohesive, making advancements on personalization and tech, four installations on site
Partnering with Microsoft for a bespoke interface, to personalize a t-shirt, beanie or tote bag for #INCHARGE
Samsung mixed-reality headsets, with a presentation of a fashion show like a see-now-buy now enhanced reality
Custom video booth to tell what it felt like for a woman to say what it feels like to be “in charge”, and a custom photo booth to emulate the famous Diane von Furstenberg cube photo
And audio of a panel playing out onto the street
How stimulating different senses impacts you psychologically, creating immersion by a combo of a variety of sense stimulation
Fashion is in such a state of change it is forcing action, evolution is necessary for any company to survive
Avoiding problems, when tech doesn’t work it ruins the experience, worse than status quo
Always organizing to core values as a brand, and then what elements will organically enhance the experience, reactive model might not work unless you think through the balance of all the elements
How the company think sabout at employee and people coming in contact with consumers
Overcoming language barriers, and how data capture helps communications
Off the Grid Questions cover super villain powers, “mindcasting” other people, what’s Crooks and what’s performative, MMA, and music

Apr 10 2018

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197 – Jon Werner of Adidas – Innovating Relationships with Footwear and Apparel

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Innovation and wearable tech win footwear and apparel
Jon Werner, Innovation Explorer for Adidas (profile) joins Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez and Marc Raco at WEAR Conference 2017 in San Francisco.
A startup within a brand, supporting WEAR Conference, and trends leading to movement
Werner discusses how he joined Adidas via an acquisition of a startup focused on mobile fitness, tracking performance for athletes before iPhones. He shares how it is like a startup in well-funded brand, with insights not available as a startup, integrated into the brand. Apparel and shoes make a difference in injury protection and longevity in the sport. Why Adidas maintains presence and support of WEAR Conference. People moving means selling products at Adidas, and how some trends allow getting people to move via technology. Smart fabrics, textiles, wearables, the joke about Adidas as one of the first wearable companies.
Partnering with startups, a changing landscape, and cyborgs
The degree of partnership and the opportunity to collaborate with others, how people are wanting to share resources. The perspective on how people would keep their IP, and going out on their own can stifle creativity. Protect your investments and find ways to partner with others. Important considerations to impact on environment. Seeing a landscape change with sensors, and creating stories about shift of in-store technology, more experiential in retail. Getting NFC chips implanted hands, the possibilities for premium experience, does this make sense to do? How 50,000 people have it, early adopters, and are they cyborgs? How much is wearable tech about being a thing you put on or a tool use, vs. becoming a part of you.
Avoiding silos of innovation, investing in retail, and exploration
The way Werner thinks about developing internal with Adidas, and working with other brands. Trying not to be more than 50% of a startup’s business, a challenge with spending power which has a pitfall, rolling out technology and supporting as a challenge, avoiding silos of innovation and coordinating retail use cases changing, why retail space are highly relevant, 8 key cities Adidas is pouring energy into, how installations will get smaller and can go into retail locations. Smart pixel tech in hightops, more consumer engagement with products, hangtags going away, how a washing machine and dryer could know what kind of apparel or shows and can adjust for that, and the ability to augment sport. Plus Off the Grid Questions cover a great bike, hot wheels, exploration, and sustainability.

Sep 20 2017

50mins

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224 – Dominic Citino and Jeff Cheal of Episerver – Seamlessly Unifying Content and Commerce

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A platform that puts Digital Content, Commerce and Marketing in one screen, using artificial intelligence to personalize commerce experiences with minimal effort, and easily personalizing content and experiences...
Jeff Cheal (Product Evangelist, Director - Personalization, Campaign and Analytics Strategy) and Dominic Citino (Vice President, North American Partner Development) for Episerver join Rob Sanchez and Marc Raco on location at Valtech’s Innovation Lab during NRF 2018 in New York. Valtech is a global digital agency focused on business transformation. MouthMedia Network is Powered by Sennheiser.
In this episode:

How Episerver “leads the way in unifying commerce and content in one platform, and delivers personalized marketing and commerce campaigns everywhere”
How the best features and value-adds can get lost in the mix, and Episerver educates on products like personalization
Saying more good things about good products that usually get list in the mix
Episerver marketers looking for better and easier to use tools
The current state of the customer, and why the key word is “seamless”
Making online experience just like the in store experience, giving average everyday marketer tools to do that more simply
Best integrations, and seeking to see what online shopping drives to in store
Empowering marketers, leveling the playing field, helping them telling better stories
When companies are dealing with the complexity of navigating changes with previous existing services/partners, and how an integrated approach means they never have to have those conversations
Rarely is the full Episerver service bought and implemented for everything on day one, and being pragmatic about integration
The growth and predominance the democratization the cloud provides
Talking to clients about outcomes
Why a cloud based CMS allows a company to spin up new sites quickly
How Episerver is working as a true partner with clients, unlocking the most value out of it for their business, providing education, helping people finding the easiest way to start quickly with accelerator packages, including some consulting and group settings, A/B testing etc.
Personal questions cover The Wiggles, tchotchkes from every airport, saving the big piece of meat for dad, a focus on family meals together, and so much cheese and pasta at every meal

Mar 21 2018

47mins

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200 – Fashion Model Candice Huffine and Ziel CEO Marleen Vogelaar – The 200th Show

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Collaboration between on-demand active wear manufacturer and international model...
Candice Huffine (international fashion model and Founder of Day Won – (bio)) and Marleen Vogelaar (Founder/CEO of Ziel, custom activewear collections, designed and delivered on-demand – (bio)) join Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez, Marc Raco and guest host (and editor for WWD) Andrew Nodell for the 200th episode of Fashion Is Your Business, recorded on location at La Marina Restaurant Bar and Beach Lounge in New York City and sponsored by Stylitics, Musefind and Instasleep.
A model’s journey, from engineer to fashion brand founder, and an inspiring collaboration
Huffine shared her journey as a plus-sized model, a decision at 15 years old to follow a dream, discovering an industry split into two, and a path she was meant to take, as a plus model, a.k.a. “curvy”, and as a role model to motivate people to look their best selves. Becoming a new runner, completing a full marathon, encouraging women to do something just for themselves, and taking on the latest role as a designer of a new fitness apparel line, collaborating with Ziel.

Vogelaar discusses her background in 3D printing, as an engineer not a designer, co-founding Shapeways (the biggest on demand 3D fashion printing company in the world) learning how designers think, how being very tall created a desire and need to create her own clothing, seeing brand fragmentation happening, seeing a lot of technology to make custom clothing, and making a dedicated line for who someone is and what someone stands for like Huffine with Ziel – on-demand design and manufacturing service for retailers and brands.
A new chapter, a new brand name, and propelling designers
Huffine on the work she’s doing with Ziel, why it is both a continuation of her same journey and a new chapter, coming into partnership as knowledgeable and ready, as a natural progression for a model, creating a new brand, and preparing for a long time. She offers a scoop, announcing her new fitness apparel brand name “Day Won”! How Vogelaar is a frustrated buyer of fashion, and the purpose to propel new designers like Huffine, and making it so the women wearing the apparel feel that they can be doing something that makes them feel like the best version of themselves.
Heptathlons, podcasts and movies, and blue crabs
Off the Grid Questions cover the first thought of “Look at me”, pageant queen posters, training for heptathlons, growing up in a factory, building engines vs. the perfect pageant wave, a cash register obsession, spiders and sharks, being relevant, living through brands, staying on brand with podcasts and movies, Huffine gets a job offer, answering where your from, and elusive steamed blue crabs, feeling at home, and a good team.

Note from the hosts: Thank you to all of our guests, listeners, team members, guest hosts, sponsors, and partners for 200 incredible shows. There is much more ahead! And thanks to all who attended our 200th Show recording event, and sharing the moment, the fun, the scenic view, the heat and the helicopters!

Oct 09 2017

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193 – Ben Blakesley of Reebok – Right Message, Right Voice, Right Person

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Footwear and apparel social media marketing strategy with Reebok...
Ben Blakesley, Director, Global Social Media for Reebok (bio), joins Rob Sanchez, Marc Raco and guest hosts Julia Macalaster (Head of Strategy & Growth at Def Method) on location at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in New York.
A marketing utility belt of tools, democratizing conversations and diversification
Blakesley reviews how important it is to have the right message at the right time with right person, discusses the utility belt of tools being huge and growing every day, how social media democratizes conversations we used to only be able to have one on one or with small groups, and the objective of building relationships and trust. The business objectives, and looking at being responsive vs. how much state of art of technology. Matching what social media is good at with objectives, diversification of a social media portfolio.
Managing the right voice, navigating culture and language differences, doing something vs. being like something
How social media guidelines are determined from a long developed voice of brand, and making sure partners always have the right voice no matter the international region. Reebok stands for being the best version of yourself, feeling confident, how a message is built on different platforms, and the language and version of message changes. The difference in how using social media to connect consumers wanting apparel for different reasons, using the product to do something vs. being like something, the goals to be building relationships, and repositioning the brand POV, and driving web traffic.
Finding common ground with the audience, from lemons to lemonade, and Back to the Future
Using social media to direct posts to specific audiences, focusing on what people in the world care about, and what Reebok wants to talk about, and finding that sliver of common ground. Plus, Blakesley reflects on the net big thing in content. Off the Grid Questions covers making lemonade from lemons, how getting cut from a baseball team led to a championship and scholarship, finding a great book with a well-targeted social media surprise, and being inspired by alien-looking shoes.

Aug 22 2017

32mins

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256 – Julie Mathers, Phoebe Yu, and Anna Julia Forster – Sustainability, Transparency, Conscious Consumption

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Australia's retail and manufacturing  -- sustainability, transparency, and conscious consumption...
Julie Mathers (Chief Experience Office (CEO) & Founder Flora & Fauna, Australia's largest vegan beauty and lifestyle store), Phoebe Yu (Founder and CEO of ettitude, an Australian bedding startup offering high quality, modern, minimalistic bedding ataccessible prices with a focus on innovative fabric technology), and Anna Julia Forster (Passionate Shoemaker, and Sustainability Advocate), join Pavan Bahl on location in Sydney, Australia at Online Retailer City and Nora Network, for a conversation presented by Fluent Commerce.
In this episode

A focus on sustainability, educating consumers
Julie Mathers of Flora and Fauna, a "B-Corp", across beauty skin care, fashion, and even chocolate
Pheobe Yu of ettitude, the world's first organic bamboo lyocell fabric, in manufacturing they recycle water in system, whole process is sustainable
See trends, people want that life style
Anna Julie Foster Shoes – bespoke shoemaker, launching a sustainable premium footwear brand for women, but vegan products aren’t there yet, focus on transparency, cutting out plastics and chemicals, and won’t add to trash pile
The sustainable initiative has moved to "must do this", with fashion as second largest polluter in world
In Sydney a lot of attention and being mindful to sustainable
Very few compostable facilities in Australia, despite compostable materials, so they end up in landfills, can't provide sufficient services
Growing up with recycling in other counties, looking at if Australians are good at recycling?
Chasing brands that are sustainabley minded, and using naturally sourced materials, and working with suppliers to advance their journey toward sustainability
Simple things brands can do to advance sustainable – go to the factory and tell them you don’t want those thin plastic bags for clothing anymore, switch to natural materials (i.e. corn starch based bags)
A merchandising approach can reduce impact, and even increase revenue
Tracking and tracing the impact and cooperation of brands
Customers buying in good faith, but looking at levels from start to shelf, could be misleading for customer
Impact of blockchain for transparency, brands not there yet, happening with food more
A focus on internals of business as much as what the customer sees
How China got away from a "no waste ethos" as they grew
Sustainability, transparency, conscious consumption

Sep 11 2018

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Allie Egan of Cynthia Rowley - Connecting with Consumers

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How a women’s apparel brand like Cynthia Rowley adjusts with the identity of women in 2019, and also how they stay relevant and keep up with the conversations in consumers’ lives. President and CEO Allie Egan joins Marc Raco and guest hosts Joe Yakuel (Agency Within) and Catherine Schepis (American Fashion Podcast, and Lean Canvas Advisory). Recorded in the MouthMedia Network studios. To hear more from speakers like Joe and Allie, check out CommerceNext on July 31st & August 1st in NYC.

In this episode:

  • The importance of taking the data points about the average consumer’s needs and beliefs and making the brand’s point of view clear through its actions, such as having Halima Aden as a Muslim American model 
  • Being open and engaging in conversations with consumers when campaigns take an unexpected term, and how honestly and accountability should be values of any brand
  • The importance of keeping track of supply for brands that sell primarily direct
  • How Cynthia Rowley uses data points to make changes to distribution, production, and supply chain to fill consumer demands and to create limited editions of popular styles to bring in new customers as well as repeat customers
  • The struggle for brands to produce the quantity and quality digital content to keep the brand’s message clear without getting stale, and how Cynthia Rowley’s studio spaces and influencer network allow for a wealth of relatable content to be produced without having to plan out tightly structured content
  • How big data can potentially be used to marketing or customer service actions, and how the evolution of data collection has influenced decision making
  • Ways chat bots and video calling can extend the brand’s ability to provide recommendations, convenience, and a deeper human experience between the consumer and brand when engaging with direct sales
  • The importance of referrals and word of mouth growth for a brand like Cynthia Rowley, and how Allie plans to utilize affiliates, influencers, and social media to get the word out organically to build the brand’s stature organically
  • How first-order profitability has given Cynthia Rowley the flexibility to grow and make actions that aren’t necessarily scalable at its own pace while focusing on brand loyalty and referrals
  • Why strategic parameters with tight guidelines along with a focus testing and analysis has evolved into a successful network of influencers
  • Allie’s background in the beauty industry and extensive digital/e-commerce experience, and how her partnership with Cynthia’s artistic and active lifestyle backgrounds intersect and why their partnership is so strong
  • New ways the brand has been connecting with their consumers, such as the new podcast
  • Plus, some off the grid questions with Allie about how she got started on the path her career that led her to being a brand manager, how that work is like running a marathon, and her intensive note-taking

Jul 02 2019

53mins

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Bob Lamey of Shopbop - New Opportunities

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Bob Lamey from Shopbop shares thoughts on his former and current companies, on location at Remode with host Natalia Makulova.

Jun 25 2019

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248 – Nina Shariati of H & M – On Sustaining Fashion’s Future

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Brand leadership of sustainability, transparency, and supply chain in fashion...
Nina Shariati, Project Manager, Transparency and Higg Index, for H & M, joins Pavan Bahl, Marc Raco, and guest host Rohan Deuskar (Stylitics) on location at South by Southwest. MouthMedia Network studios are powered by Sennheiser.
In this episode:

Nina Shariati on how SXSW is covering so many areas, from politics to future tech, trends, food industry, science
H & M leading the new frontier by disclosing supply chain 5 years ago, and now sustaibaility and transparency are center of conversation
H & M has a big impact potential
A penalty for being open, and sharing, being scutinized
Not a brand challenge – it is an industry challenge
Setting up measuring methods
How to measure footprint on a brand or product level
Transparency  - not easy to be 100%
How blockchain will be affecting sustainability and supply chain
How H & M funds projects with other companies to explore possibilities of new ways of doing things
The power the customer has and what they can do to show the power to brands
The type of impact you can do on the scale of H and M is larger than a small company
How the CEO is outspoken on the importance of sustainability, and embedding it into the business ethos

Jul 25 2018

51mins

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Happier, Healthier, Better – 2018 Ford Trends Report with Sheryl Connelly

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Big picture global macro patterns and behaviors, with Sheryl Connelly...
Sheryl Connelly, Global Trends and Futuring Manager (a.k.a. Corporate Futurist) for Ford Motor Company, talks with MouthMedia Network President Pavan Bahl about the insights and implications of the 2018 Ford Trends Report. Recorded at the MouthMedia Network studios, powered by Sennheiser. Read the 2018 Ford Trends Report here.
Data for all, giving younger people purpose, and seeking solutions
Connelly reveals how the report previously was kept proprietary and inside Ford, but now it is cascading it widely, as it is functionally agnostic. The brief is that the more it was shared that Ford received more insights. She discusses how trust is a trend that can’t be overestimated. She reviews the personal note to the reader, and how disorientation, disparity, and inequities cannot be ignored anymore, that people want to explore them and look for solutions and how the world is committed to looking for solutions. Being thoughtful in how to engage young people to give them purpose, working in emerging markets, endeavoring to be sure Ford is meaning the same thing around the world, elevating to truly a global space. How the whole landscape of automotive industry is evolving, and Ford is playing a leadership role.
An activist awakening, mental and physical health, and the Ford Hub
Uncertainty and confusion globally, an activist awakening, discovering the degree of intolerance of opposing viewpoints, and the understanding of the impact of individual actions on change. When thinking about solutions, whether women can feel safe and have accessible options, a societal cultural shift, how mental well being goes along with physical health, creating a culture of curiosity that opens the door for innovation, the impact of sleep on health and weight loss, disconnecting from work in order to grow and explore, and mending the mind. Retail, and pop up retailers such as Story, offers evolution in use case and agile experiences. And the Ford Hub brand experience in the World Trade Center Oculus in New York City.
Managing data, autonomous vehicles, and the changing family
How the younger generation doesn’t care about giving personal information, and how brands can be distinguished by how they act as stewards of info. Autonomous driving features/autonomous vehicles, how we are already driving a semiautonomous vehicle, so the building blocks are already there. Bringing autonomous vehicles widely into reality will be partly dependent on legal, municipal, and other influencers, and how with this comes a greater level of responsibility for Ford. In 2021, when Ford brings its first autonomous vehicles to the streets, will they be ride hailing and package delivery vehicles? Ford is “all in” with major investment and commitment, and it is something definitely coming. What it looks like offers various possibilities, addressing concerns of jobs going away. In the past the biggest fear with automation was what we'd do with our leisure time, but that didn’t happen. A lot of data in the "singled out" section—a lot of data on what average family means, for first time in America’s history there are more single people than married. Yet people maintain that single people are treated differently, and the definition of the nuclear family has changed. What kind of vehicles does that now mean, understanding how shifts might change affects how and where production is determined.The future plays out in ways that are tough to imagine. The resilience of the human spirit, and awe inspiring, head scratching data.

Dec 19 2017

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216 – Maciej Trybilo and Marco Di Pietro of SkipQ – Shopping Minus Friction

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Mobile-based retail checkout system...
One of the biggest for brick and mortar retail is the line to check out, which can result in lost and limited sales and substantial additional expense just to make the transactions happen. SkipQ has created a solution with a self checkout mobile solution to enable payments on-the-go and reduce waiting time for customers. SkipQ: love shopping, hate queueing.

Maciej Trybilo (Founder/Director) and Marco Di Pietro (Advisor) of SkipQ join Pavan Bahl, Marc Raco and Ilan Tito at Shoptalk Europe in Copenhagen. Powered by Sennheiser.
In this episode:
How the SkipQ founding team considered what the worst thing about the shopping experience is and wanted to solve it
How a consumer can walk in with the SkipQ app, buy merchandise on the app, and walk out without talking to anyone if they want to
Dealing with sensors that are attached to apparel and bags, d proposing a switch to soft tags and RFID to work with SkipQ
Di Pietro’s 25 years in factories and fashion operations/logistics, and advancing the industry as a pioneer in that space
The increasing willingness of people to adopt technology
How the whole in-store experience needs to be rethought.
Why Shoptalk is a good opportunity for retailers
Taking friction out of the retail store experience for the consumer, and the store has different meaning
Resources can be re-allocated, staff can help customers through the journey instead of checking people out
SkipQ allows any retailer to be like an “Amazon Go” concept in practice
Layering in loyalty programs, and layering in insights and the potential for new insights
Additional value in lunchtimes, hotels, and avoiding shopping bottlenecks
How SkipQ can offer an pportunity for upsell, and an opportunity to create layers
Magical consumer experiences, and making retail magical and a surprise
The most Danish Danish
The value of gathering ideas from others by talking with them

Feb 06 2018

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Kristy Caylor of For Days – Zero-Waste, Closed-Loop Fashion

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A lifetime membership to a better way of living. Sounds promising.

This is more than an idea. This is an innovative circular T-Shirt Company that could change the waste problem caused by fast fashion, and a new commerce model for things we use every day. Kristy Caylor, CEO of For Days, joins Nataliya Makulova on location at ReMode Conference in Los Angeles.

In this episode:

  • A new model for commerce for things we use every day
  • Avoiding cycle of purchase and pollute, purchase and pollute
  • Wear, return, up-cycle
  • Subscription model, not purchased, another type of consuming fashion, a sharing economy because sharing materials
  • Eliminating closet clutter and clothing waste
  • Doesn’t make anyone change consumption patterns, makes you feel great—same person as was but now helping reduce waste
  • Having access to things that make you happy, optimistic and futuristic
  • Empowering, closing the loop system
  • Building a factory, scaling — working on—a smaller prototype in Los Angeles area
  • Systems and processes and the value of Kristy’s  engineering background
  • Challenges of building new technology
  • At the  forefront of conversations and there is a shift in the industry
  • And the need for a sense of connectivity

Apr 09 2019

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Anthony Marino of thredUP – The World’s Largest Online Thrift Store

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There’s a vision held by the world’s largest online thrift store where you can buy and sell high-quality secondhand clothes — a healthier and cleaner world…

Anthony Marino, President of thredUP,  joins Rob Sanchez on location in Palm Spring, CA at eTail West.

In this episode:

  • How thredUP has changed over the years
  • Buying used clothing online
  • Offering 25,000-35,000 brands
  • A managed marketplace
  • Suppliers, and trying to take weight off our shoulders—how they get sent a postage paid bag, and then receive money for the pieces they provide
  • Why there is not a whole lot needed to attract suppliers except to make it more and more easier
  • Making thredUP different is the brands they carry
  • The Instagram generation of shoppers—how people don’t want to be seen in same clothing many times, with a record on their feed
  • Considering that suppliers don’t want to be conspicuous
  • A vision of a healthier and cleaner world
  • How the thredUP platform is made for an evolution of brands to capture more unused items to be purchased
  • Value prop – when you’re done with a piece of clothing, you’re not stuck with it
  • How thredUP takes items that have very little attribution and gives them value.
  • thredUP has a no data problem—it actually has to create data
  • A hybrid of computers and people—key a piece is getting info to shopper to make it easy
  • Many customers are millionaires——shoppers are shopping for different reasons

Apr 02 2019

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201 – Michael Reidbord of Fashion Tech Consortium – Advancing Innovation

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Connecting brands to the innovation economy...
Michael Reidbord, Founder of the Fashion Tech Consortium (a convergence of designers, brands & global retailers with emerging technologies — advanced materials, and modernized supply chains — creating an ecosystem of partnerships that will lead to the next Industrial Revolution) and a Professor at FIT (profile), joins Marc Raco, Pavan Bahl and Rob Sanchez. Powered by Sennheiser.
Upgrading the supply chain, reducing the sampling process, and globalism
Reidbord discusses his trade as a clothing manufacturer, and helping stimulate the process of bringing new innovation into the marketplace, starting from design to store floor, and offline. How supply chain hasn’t been upgraded in many years, new ways to warehouse and deliver product, and the enormous opportunity at hand and accelerating the supply chain. Bringing down sampling process time, 3D-body scanning, getting engineers and creative designers together early, and when the outcomes are impressive. On-demand, bringing jobs back to the US, the impact of globalism, when students should be learning skills, and skilled trade vs. university track. And the need to have global skills to compete.
Startups vs. legacy, combining efforts to solve problems, and ideas vs. teams
Why the genesis of the Fashion Tech Consortium, the experience Reidboard brings by being on his seventh startup, how startups are different than legacy companies and have challenges others don’t understand, engineers are not always best business people, giving support and help to create a platform for them. How technologies are often a baseline for other companies. Looking for really smart, really amazing startups, and being able to help them combine efforts to solve bigger problems. Startups that are getting it done because they are going for it, the importance of a good idea vs. a great team dynamic, and seeing ideas that can’t scale.
20 companies, a big network, and back pocket machines
The goal to have 20 companies/quarter, drilling down deep into them as finalists, and the value of pilots. Wanting larger corporations to look at the 20 companies and see the high value and opportunity. Dynamics of older vs. younger entrepreneurs. How the consortium has more than 2,000 companies in its portfolio as a network. Consumer experience in the mix, protecting personal data, standardized cultural curs, and consideration of outliers and nonstandard. Off the Grid Questions cover child labor, bowls of spices, back pocket machines for jeans for five simultaneous sewings, how Pittsburgh has changed, and sustainability.

Oct 10 2017

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Timeless Conversations - Rebecca Minkoff and Uri Minkoff – A Self-Defined, Unconventional Life

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As 2019 comes to a close, we are proud to be close to celebrating 5 years and more than 300 episodes of Fashion Is Your Business. In 2020 we will have all new exciting episodes that offer everything you’ve loved about the show over the years. Some conversations are timeless, as relevant today as they were when they first occurred. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be continue giving you a chance to listen again, or maybe the first time, to some of the standout, timeless conversations we’ve had over the last five years. One of these conversations was the opportunity to talk with both Rebecca Minkoff (bio) (Co-Founder and Designer of the Rebecca Minkoff womenswear brand) and her bother Uri Minkoff (bio) (Co-founder and CEO of the Rebecca Minkoff womenswear brand and Creative Director and CEO of Uri Minkoff menswear brand), who join Marc Raco, and guest hosts Liz Bacelar  and Robin Copland , for an episode of FIYB LIVE, recorded in front of a live audience in New York City. 

Dec 10 2019

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Timeless Conversations - Recording Artist BØRNS – The BØRNS Supremacy (a.k.a. The Fashionable Astronaut)

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One of the most intriguing guests we ever had on the show was BØRNS (aka rising indie recording artist and fashion darling Garret Borns) He joined Marc, Rob and guest host Julia McCalaster and revealed the genesis of his creative life from Michigan roots and artistic upbringing, how he connected with the fashion world, the creative collaboration on music videos and wardrobe, how a Gucci shirt on Jimmy Fallon led to creative partnership, and how what you wear is what the audience hears. The way BØRNS dresses on stage is the same way he makes music, borrowing vs. creating something original, vintage shops, and the influence of David Bowie in fashion and music. And, in a lightning round of Off the Grid Questions, BØRNS attempts a magic trick and we learn about his first instrument, jazzy and provocative bubbles baths, and naps. It's a truly original and memorable episode, that even features some of BORNS' music.

Dec 03 2019

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Timeless Conversations - Mazdack Rassi of MILK Studios – The Right People in the Room

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Mazdack Rassi, Co-Founder and Creative Director of MILK Studios (standing at the crossroads of the fashion, music, photography and film worlds), and Co-Founder of MADE Fashion Week, joins Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez and Marc Raco, along with the entire MouthMedia team, as guests of Ben and Jack’s Steakhouse in New York City for the 100th episode of Fashion Is Your Business.

Nov 26 2019

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Timeless Conversations - Marcie Allen of MAC Presents and Taylor Bennett – The Story of Music and Brands

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Partnering music and brands with MAC Presents -- Marcie Allen, President of MAC Presents (music experiential agency , bridge gap between corporate gap and music industry – (bio)), and musician, entrepreneur and philanthropist Taylor Bennett (bio), join Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez, and Marc Raco  for the most applause-laden interview in the show’s history on location at Subculture in New York City. This live audience episode is powered by Peerspace and features music by Casey McQuillen. PHOTO CREDIT: DEREK GARLINGTON

Nov 19 2019

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Timeless Conversations - Daymond John of FUBU, Shark Tank and Blueprint and Co – Blueprint of a Successful Entrepreneur

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The journey of successful entrepreneur Daymond John...

Daymond John (bio), entrepreneur, investor, founder of FUBU, star of Shark Tank, author of the best-selling “The Power of Broke” and founder of Blueprint and Co, joins hosts Pavan Bahl, Rob Sanchez and Marc Raco for a “fireside chat” with Pavan in a special edition of “Fashion Is Your Business LIVE”, on location at the coworking environment, Blueprint + Co. Sponsored by Diaego, Miller/Coors [must be 21 to enter], BarterHouse, and M2M.

Nov 12 2019

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Timeless Conversations - Strategies from the C-Suite – Growing and Scaling Your Company

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The development of people, culture, brand, products, and structure necessary for growing and scaling a business.

This MouthMedia Network Live event was recorded in front of a live audience at Experience Knotel, a interactive space located in the heart of Noho in New York City (666 Broadway) designed to showcase the experience of working in a flexible, adaptable, always energized environment. Sponsored by Knotel – Your agile business deserves an agile space. Knotel will find, customize, and operate your ideal office while you focus on your business. Discover more at www.knotel.com

Panel:

Steven Balasiano – CEO of MHR Advisory, Counsel at Sills Cummis

Terri DiPaolo – Head of Licensing, Sponsorships, & Endorsements at TKO

Jodd Readick – CEO of LymeLog, Founder of Roam Coin, Co-Founder of User Centric Communications

Moderated by:

Avani Patel, Co-Founder of Ember, Founder of TrendSeeder

Nov 05 2019

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Timothy Aquino of Institchu - Suiting Up for Custom Fit

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Two words that hold increasing real estate in the vocabulary of retail are commerce and personalization (a.k.a customization). One of the challenges of buying high-end apparel and accessories online (whether it be eyeglasses, footwear, or even tailored suits) is the confidence in both the accuracy of fit and the quality of the workmanship. Tim Aquino, the Head of Sales North America for Institchu (offering tailored made suits both online and in their showroom here in New York) came into the studio looking about as dapper as one would expect, and if that’s any indication, this  company might just be onto how to make personalized commerce work. He shares with "Retail Is Your Business" podcast hosts Chris Hansen and Rebecca Fitts about why fears about the quality of work in China may be misguided, and how this retail company brings their in-person store experience to the online customer.

Oct 31 2019

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Dorie Smith of Of Mercer - Selling a Work/Life Balance By Women, For Women

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Designed for women, by women, Of Mercer is an apparel brand building a community of women professionals whose combined voice is a very effective ambassador in the entrepreneurial world. Aligning with successful executives, business leaders, influencers, and innovators, Of Mercer has taken an effective and  bold approach to the growth of the brand. Co-founder Dorie Smith offer insights into the brand's retail strategy so far and looking forward, and an episode of "Retail Is Your Business".

Oct 22 2019

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Dalia Lasaite of CGTrader - Leaping Forward with Augmented Reality

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Dalia Lasaite, CEO of CGTrader, the world's largest source for licensable stock and custom 3D models, managing two interrelated business lines, shares how augmented reality models can change the fashion industry. Recorded on location at CommerceNext.

Oct 16 2019

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Sabba Nazhand of WorkGenius and Julian Kahlon of Project Verte - Engagement and People

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Two things any brand needs to grow: the ability to grow and directly engage consumers, and a nimble workforce to grow at the pace the business does. Rob Sanchez talks with two companies filling those roles, recorded on location at eTail East in Boston. First, Sabba Nazhand,  VP of Sales for WorkGenius (an AI powered marketplace for enterprises to engage freelancers - quality, pricing and compliance on enterprise standards), and then Julian Kahlon, CEO of Project Verte (a full circle e-commerce solution built with simple, connected tools that help brands grow and directly engage consumers).

Oct 08 2019

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Brian Fesen of Mack Weldon - Marketing Men's Basics

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Underwear. Pretty much everybody wears it. It’s the basics. But for the underwear (and more) brand Mack Weldon, reinventing men's basics is keys. They believe in smart design, premium fabrics, and simple shopping. And it’s the building of community and loyalty strategies that make this brand a perfect fit for more and more men. Brian Fesen, Head of Marketing, joins Marc Raco and Rob Sanchez on location at Commerce Next in New York.

Oct 03 2019

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Heikki Nousiainen of Aiven - Open Source Database and Messaging

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Data is of growing importance for anyone running a brand in fashion. And commerce requires software and web development just to stay at pace with a fast marketplace. Managing that data can be an overwhelming and sometimes impossible task that can be costly and distracting.  Aiven's mission is to allow developers to focus on building awesome applications without worrying about data infrastructure management, by hosting and managing an open-source database and messaging systems for business clients around the world on all major cloud platforms. CTO and Co-founder Heikki Nousiainen joins Rob Sanchez on location at eTail East in Boston.

Oct 01 2019

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Shane Lenton of Cue Clothing and Social Robotics Expert Meg Tonkin - Robots vs. Humans

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Let’s talk robots. Or, more broadly, next generation technology. Are you prepared? As we move into an era of AI and 'bots, the interface between human and machine is critical to get right. While many are still figuring out which AI tools to apply and what level of robotics will work, for some they are leading the pack and seizing these technological opportunities now. Shane Lenton, CIO of CUE Clothing and Meg Tonkin, Human-Robot interaction Researcher, Social Robotics, join Marc Raco on location in front of a live audience at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to  discuss the possibilities and the impact on organizations today that may be ahead,  as the alliance between human and machine grows stronger.

Sep 24 2019

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Retail Designer Ben Hawkins - Next-Level Customer Experience

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Next-level customer experience is a goal for many brands. But creating innovative spaces for those next level customer experience is something else. Transforming retail physical platforms to become more impactful is high on most retailers' agendas. Though creating spaces that are unforgettable and that offer a seamless on-  and off-line experience takes innovation and some out of the box ingenuity. Former Optus Director of Retail Design Ben Hawkins joins Marc Raco on location in front of a live audience at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to discuss the opportunities and mindset required for a new paradigm of retail store design, and what that has to do with one of the largest telecommunications companies in Australia.

Sep 17 2019

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Jason Heap of Lowes - Success With People

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New retail means new ideas, new technology, new leaders who are thinking with new strategies. In some cases, -that means strategies about people. Millennial workforces have created a cultural shift in the way retailers manage and cultivate their people. Last year Lowes, a leading Australian menswear, young menswear, and schoolwear retail chain offering well-made clothing at affordable prices, won Retail Employer of The Year. Jason Heap, Head of People at Lowes, joins Marc Raco on location in front of a live audience at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to discuss how they developed their people strategy and the lessons the retail industry can learn from exemplary people strategies; the challenges and knowledge required to take the next step; and the next level of ethical advancement required to meet an aware and conscious consumer.

Sep 10 2019

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Julie Mathers of Flora and Fauna and Sarah Mullen of Adore Beauty - Initiating Sustainability

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There’s no way around it: customers are paying attention to sustainability. Creating unique sustainable initiatives must be in the menu. Savvy consumers are demanding to know from where products are sourced and are looking for higher levels sustainability from brands. Julie Mathers (Founder/CEO of Flora and Fauna, Australia's largest cruelty free & vegan shop with exclusive eco friendly products) and Sarah Mullen (COO of Adore Beauty, Australia's online beauty boutique) join Marc Raco on location in front of a live audience at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia. They discuss the challenges and knowledge required to take the next step.the next level of ethical advancement required to meet an aware and conscious consumer. 

Sep 03 2019

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Jessica Couch and Brittany Hicks - Diversity of Thought

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It’s no secret diversity is on the minds of many founders and executives in all industries, including fashion. Two thought leaders in diversity in fashion, Jessica Couch and Brittany Hicks, who amongst many other things are the co-founders of the Women of Color FashTech Brunch, sat down with Rob Sanchez and guest host Lois Herzeca for a lively discussion about diversity — in the industry and in thought. 

Aug 28 2019

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Raymond Ma of Alibaba Cloud - Empowering Global Ecommerce

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There is no set formula to entering China’s retail landscape successfully, there are still many unknowns and risks to navigate. While the opportunity is huge, so too is the potential damage. Raymond Ma, General Manager, Alibaba Cloud (a major player in cloud solutions) joins Marc Raco on location in front of a live audience at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to discuss the challenges and knowledge required to take the next step.

Aug 27 2019

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Eric Phu of Citizen Wolf - Staying Relevant Amongst Unique Brands

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Most millennials are screening out brands that aren’t relevant, unique or ethical - this has created sharp growth in the rise of artisan and street brands. Eric Phu, founder of Citizen Wolf (a company that offers custom tailored t-shirts that are lauded as “the best fitting t-shirts on the planet”) joins Marc Raco in front of a live audience on location at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia to discuss how deep authenticity can be cultivated and how to remain relevant a growing marketplace of unique brands.

Aug 20 2019

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Olivia Carr of Shhh Silk and Travis Wright of Esther and Co. - Communicating Brands Socially

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Social marketing continues to surprise in its integration of innovation and creativity. Generating compelling, authentic and meaningful engagement is key for retail social success. While there is no set formula for any organization, it’s highly beneficial to hear from those who are raising the bar on impactful content creation.

Olivia Carr, Founder and CEO of Shhh Silk (silk pillowcases), and Travis Wright,  General Manager of apparel brand Esther & Co., join Marc Raco and guest host Oliver Rhodes (Head of Growth for Peoplevox) in front of a live audience on location at Online Retailer in Sydney Australia. They discuss what’s required in 2020 to curate relevance and depth in social communication. And, what role, if any, social impact and charitable giving can, and should, have on success.

This episode is powered by the warehouse management solution peoplevox.com .

Aug 13 2019

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