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The future of retail and who it belongs to, retail’s declining rents and time for a private label

Listen on Anchor, Apple Podcasts, or Spotify. The stories, conversations and advice for the independent retailer. Thanks for joining us. Our first story this week… we discussed why the future of retail belongs to those who make the best decisions. Some strong points made in this story that you’ll want to hear for sure.Our next […]

Retail growth in wardrobe refresh, a strategy giving retailers the edge and what makes a great loyalty program.

Are you ready for a wardrobe refresh? Your customers sure are! Canadians are buying more jeans again and we discuss the positive impacts of this story on independent retailers. Also, we’ve got a topic that we’ve chatted lots about in the past but for this episode, we have a new take from the Harvard Business […]

Google for retail partnership, post-pandemic fashion and the signs that retail is going to be ok.

Listen now on SPOTIFY or on APPLE PODCASTS! More moves for Lightspeed as they announce a partnership with Google in a global deal to boost small businesses online. Dan shares some thoughts on what this has to offer. Some positive points brought up as Dan reviews the story talking about the 5 signs that retail […]

Start adapting and thriving, discovering the secrets of art and science of algorithms and feelings in retail

A solid list of 5 ways retailers can currently thrive. The keys not only to survival, but to adapting and thriving. Some art combined with some science. Dan shares his thoughts on Algorithms vs. humans: Who’s better at predicting fashion trends. A really enjoyable story with some different viewpoints were discussed on how small operators […]

Retail customer batching, addressing old business models and the importance of owning the last mile

How do you go about finding your retail community? Interesting story and discussion about new pop up and rental opportunities. They say that dating before you get married is always a good idea and we discuss that…as it relates to retail. There were some interesting points brought up in a story about retailers needing to […]

Get your team better prepared for Omnichannel sales, summer store extensions and the challenge to reduce returns

How is your store doing as it relates to staffing preparedness and customer’s satisfaction in an omnichannel world? Dan shares some thoughts on this new and very important topic. While many food and beverage operators are taking advantage of them, are summer patio retail extensions something retailers should be doing to? A good discussion on […]

A program for retailers to check out, fulfillment options, the state of retail in 2021, key retail metrics and more

We kicked it off with an interesting story about a new $25 million grant program for retailers. Dan shares some thoughts on why this Barterpay program is worth checking out. Big question posed. Why you should start (or buy) a fulfillment by Amazon Business in 2021. Dan reviews the pain points you might be experiencing […]

Time for a counterpunch, 6 trends to boost your e-commerce, retail collaboration, delivery options and a focus on cashflow.

Here’s a headline that we like to see: store openings are outpacing closures in 2021.An interesting story about the Top 6 Trends for Boosting Your E-commerce. Within the story are some great reminders and tips of things you need to consider for your e-commerce offering.A story about merchants collaborating together for their shared success and […]

The positive impact of local dollars, covid buying habits, bravery to start up, shrinkage and more

  Some great stuff on the Wealthy Retailer podcast this week. We discussed a story about where Canadians spent the most money during COVID-19 pandemic. More importantly, we talked about what it looks like for the next six months and how retailers can adjust and plan for this. Dan really emphasizes the power of local […]

Ideas for your store to be digitally found as well as innovation and transparency towards retail success

How digitally ‘found’ is your store. Our first story discussed this week included making sure that your retail store is Hyperpublished among other activities you need to focus on. We enjoyed a story about a young entrepreneur and how she has started and discussed how there are so many ways to start in retail now. […]