Tell Me Something Good About Retail

Conversations with retailers and their suppliers that shine a light on the most positive aspects of retail. Get tips about competing in brick and mortar retail, resources for retail sales training, retail-specific marketing advice, ways to make your retail operations run more smoothly, and much more. New episodes release every week!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 89 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 17 hours 39 minutes


Robert Christie: There's So Much Opportunity Right Now

Robert Christie is President of A&G Central Music, a school service company with two stores in Southeast Michigan. Robert received degrees in music and business from Valparaiso University and was a NAMM Music Business Scholarship recipient. He is an active member of NASMD and has served on the association's board of directors. Robert is deeply involved in his community serving on the boards of several arts organizations and is a vocal advocate for area school music programs...



Ron Thurston: Changing the Way We Talk About Retail

Ron Thurston loves retail. And he's proud of it. Ron has led the retail teams for some of America's most prominent brands, inspired thousands of store employees, and traveled relentlessly across the country to sit and listen to what they have to say. From a part-time sales associate to a Vice President of Stores, Ron has put in the hard work that a retail career requires and wrote this book to share what he learned along the way...



Melissa Gonzalez: The Fabulous Opportunities in pop-up retail

Continually pushing the boundaries of experiential retail, Melissa Gonzalez is an award-winning innovator, seasoned visionary, and brand storyteller. She is the CEO of The Lion’esque Group and Principal and Shareholder at MG2. Always pioneering the integration of physical environments and cutting-edge technologies she works with companies such as Nexcom, Nordstrom, and Burrow foster foundational consumer engagement and evolve their offering...



Tom Sullivan: Be The Company Where You Want to Work

Be the company you want to work at. Bob Phibbs interviewed Tom Sullivan, founder of Lumber Liquidators about going public, about his first steps at founding the largest specialty flooring company in the nation, and what bugs him - and me - about brick and mortar stores.  About our guest: Tom Sullivan, the founder of Lumber Liquidators, owner of Gracious Home, founder of Cabinets To Go and a serial entrepreneur.



Nick Ernst: We save the holidays for our customers

The shopping is firmly underway for a once-in-this-generation retail holiday season. Despite the fascination with supply chain shortages - consumers are buying.We’re talking marketing and a new Brightpearl survey reveals in their new study that 54% of us plan to shop on non-traditional shopping channels, like Alexa, TikTok and Pinterest, this holiday season...


 2021-10-28  29m

Ethan Chernofsky: Don't Squander Your Uniqueness To Become Like Your Competitor

Ethan is the VP Marketing for Prior to Placer, Ethan was the Director of Corporate Marketing at SimilarWeb and the Vice President of Headline Media. Ethan holds his BA in Government, Diplomacy and Strategy from the IDC Herzliya and his MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics.


 2021-10-21  32m

Jill Renslow: How the Mall of America Is Coming Back [Episode 508]

From innovative partnerships with local retailers in response to civil unrest and Covid in 2020 to scrapping plans for holograms, the Mall of America is one of the most innovative properties out there. Hear why:


 2021-05-13  20m

Patric Richardson, The Laundry Guy: Cleaning Up Retail [Episode 507]

You shouldn’t have things in your closet or your life that you’re afraid of.


 2021-04-08  29m

Patricia Fripp: How to Win More Customers [Episode 506]

“A waitress who sees probably 100-200 people a day has more influence than the one customer who plays bridge with her six friends every week.”


 2021-03-18  40m

James Rhee: Stories of Kindness, Math, Mindset, and Trust [Episode 505]

Retail is just a secondary, tertiary output of how humanity interacts. It’s not a driver of humanity. It’s just a reflection.


 2021-02-05  1h11m