Rank #1: Episode 209: Joey Pointer, CEO Fleet Feet | Getting Everybody Onboard
Bob Phibbs interviewed Joey Pointer, CEO of Fleet Feet who shares an inspiring story what he found one day on a run in the rain and how their technology partner Volumental has given Fleet Feet's 176 stores an unprecedented ability to fit and sell shoes. He also shares what it takes to change the culture of a retailer.
Rank #2: Podcast Episode 123: Hilary Blair, CEO Articulate Real and Clear | The Shifts In Conversation
Rank #3: Episode 111: Patricia Fripp, CEO & Founder Fripp | Work Smarter, Not Harder
Rank #4: Podcast Episode 119: Dean Shulman, SVP Brother | Creating A Passionate Network Of Dealers
Rank #5: Episode 201: NRF 2019: 3 Takeaways from Retail's Big Show
Season 2 kicks off as I speak with Mark Bunny with Ingenico about how to deal with a diner's pet peeve about waiting for a check, Joel Reed CEO, IAM Robots and why there is such a need for robots and I talk data with My Storey-E Co-Founder Idan Sergi about his new app that combines online and offline data for more effective merchandising and selling at the National Retail Federation's Big Show in New York.
Rank #6: Episode 103: Brian Travilla, Petco | Secrets To Managing Retail Employees
Rank #7: Episode 108: Paul LaPonte, Quality Sewing | Finding A Way To Say Yes
Rank #8: Podcast 214: Chris Bossola, CEO Need Supply | The New Luxury Millennial Customer
Bob Phibbs interviewed Chris Bossola with Need Supply while attending ShopTalk19. Chris talked about the new Millennial luxury customer he serves, their buying habits and starting up a new retail business.
Rank #9: Podcast 212: Roy Erez, CEO Loop Commerce | Uncoupling Gifting From Shipping
Bob Phibbs interviewed Roy Erez, CEO Loop Commerce while attending ShopTalk19. We discussed his experience selling personal computers back in the day and disrupting how commerce thinks about shopping for someone else.
Rank #10: Episode 210: Apu Gupta, CEO Curalate | Social Commerce Mistakes and Opportunities
Bob Phibbs interviewed Apu Gupta, CEO of Curalate who unpacks the breadth of social commerce activities you need to engage in, the core need of understanding what is the problem that your social post is solving for your consumer, and the dangers of looking at shopping through the lens of last click attribution.
Rank #11: Episode 109: Melanie Tillett, Founder Tillets | Building A Vast Online Following
Rank #12: Episode 105: Patrick and Imelda Bourke | Thriving For 90 years in Retail
Rank #13: Podcast Episode 202: Kevin Harwood, VP Technology Outdoor Voices | Don't Be Scared Of A Crisis
Bob interviews Kevin Harwood of Outdoor Voices who explains the brand's AR service that encourages shoppers to venture outdoors, how he jumped from agency work to OV and how investing his time early on paid big dividends.
Rank #14: Episode 117: Becky Tyre, Founder Retail Details | A Love For Independent Retail
Rank #15: Episode 211: Jon and Gila Kurtz, Founders Dog Is Good | Building A Brand From An Idea To Product
Bob Phibbs interviewed Jon and Gila Kurtz, founders of Dog Is Good a pet products company based in Los Alamitos, CA. While attending SuiteWorld recently, they discussed taking their brand from concept to product, how they support their brick and mortar retailers, and staying focused on their goals.