In the latest edition of the Omni Talk Fast Five, sponsored by the A&M Consumer & Retail Group, and Takeoff Anne Mezzenga and returning guest host Steve Dennis:
-Dive into Dollar General’s big announcements they’re getting into healthcare and expanding fresh produce to 10,000+ stores including many in USDA-deemed food deserts.
-Tap Steve’s luxury retail experience for his analysis on Bloomingdale’s new off-mall concept, Bloomie’s.
-Discuss Brookfield’s and Simon Property Group’s investments in hospitality company C3 which will replace mall food courts with C3’s ghost kitchens this year.
-Talk John Lewis moving from retailer to real estate mogul with plans to build 10,000 rental homes on their property and above Waitrose Supermarkets
-Gush over Glossier’s new $80M investment and plans for global store expansion
Steve and Anne wrap up the podcast agreeing on which retailer has the most to gain from selling product live on Love Island and disagreeing on who would win should an epic space battle occur between Branson and Bezos in the coming weeks.
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