The gang talks ThredUp, the Walgreens/Kroger Pilot Expansion, Target, Amazon 4-Star, and Kohl’s Returns
The gang discusses Nike’s new subscription service and Foot Locker partnership, Amazon’s new pricing program, Macy’s toe tag, Dick’s discount stores and driving Neil’s Chevy to the levy.
Spotlight Series: The Store as a Media Channel with Michael Pollack of News America Marketing | Podcast
In part two of our Spotlight Series with News America Marketing, we sit down with their SVP and General Manager of Digital, Michael Pollack. In this episode, we discuss the advantages for individual retailers and the industry at large, when we start thinking about the stores as a media channel. We talk about how leveraging the data from that channel is a win for the entire ecosystem, making the in-store experience more personalized and more valuable to the shopper, the shopper marketer, the market and the brands.
With Carter on location, Chris, Anne, and Neil discuss superhero movies, Apple’s new credit card, Petco, Dash buttons, CVS, and give a much too detailed description of Third Haus.
The gang talks Amazon going after Stitch Fix, Starbucks delivery, Walgreens and Voice, concept Container Stores, and a rare good move by Macy’s
Ready for Voice Search? A Spotlight Interview w/ Uberall SVP Marketing & Communications, Norman Rohr | Podcast
By 2020, some studies predict 50% of searches will be done through voice. That means there’s a lot to prep. From shifting your SEO and site strategies to beefing up your company’s FAQ and contact pages, we go through it all with Uberall SVP of Marketing and Communications, Norman Rohr on this latest edition of our Omni Talk Spotlight Series podcast.
This week the gang talks Grabango, the newest checkout-free announcement, important HR moves at Walmart and Target, Barney’s, Rent-a-Center, and why restaurants may not be the answer to what ails many retailers.
Omni Talk scores an exclusive announcement interview with Grabango CEO, Will Glaser. We talk about the difference between Amazon Go-style and other checkout-free experiences and what it takes to bring checkout-free retail to scale in light of his company’s planned partnership with Giant Eagle.
The gang discusses Prime Day Live covering which deals we’re interested in, how far Amazon has gone towards personalization, what the competition is doing, which retailers will be here in 20 years and much more!
This week the gang discusses Tesco going after Go, the latest internal dissent rumors at Walmart, Macy’s new Story and more!
Chris and Anne complete a 24-hour whirlwind NYC retail tour that concludes at the famed Hudson Yards.
The gang discusses in-home grocery delivery, curious Jetblack statistics, Wayfair, Barnes & Noble, and the latest Amazon Go Update.
The gang discusses why Walmart may be about to crush it, Klarna’s new disruptive payment tech, Wegmans, CVS’s new heath hubs, and one of the scariest retail stories of all time.
The Omni Talk gang talks Amazon’s emotion reading devices, Bonobos, SI, Bed Bath, Tmall and introduces a new segment, “Rank the Unicorn.”
This week Carter asks Chris what it was like to grow up in the 60’s, and the gang talks Nordstrom, packaging reuse, and everyone’s favorite word “provenance.”