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  • 01:16

    The Downsizing of Retail

    in Business

    Downsizing is a dangerous term in today's economy as this country still tries to recover and too many are still out of work but there is a "downsizing" movement hitting retail. The best evidence is Walmart and their Neighborhood Market concept, bringing smaller footprint stores into areas they otherwise would not consider. Couple that with the JC Penney concept of developing small "stores within a store" and the downsizing of retail is on! Listen in as Bob and Jerry discuss this movement and whether it can save struggling retailers such as Best Buy while also giving the 800-pound gorilla that is Walmart an even bigger slice of the pie!

  • 00:32

    Retail Marketer Ryan Craver Back On "Talking Business" #10 with Ken Kraetzer

    in Marketing

    Ken Kraetzer, vice president, at CBSIServices, "Talks Business" with Retail-Digital expert Ryan Craver.

    We will talk with Ryan about his talks at several spring conferences including the Direct Marketing Assocation - Integrated Marketing Week in NYC, how 2015 trends are emerging and happenings in retail marketing.

    Ryan’s fascination with the intersection of retail and technology has led to a career of inspiring and leading retailers to be on the forefront of the evolving "connected retail" environment. Most recently, Ryan was in charge of the core department store strategy at Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor. Prior to joining Hudson’s Bay Company, the graduate of Arizona State University was a senior leader at Accenture, driving growth and profit improvement across multiple clients, including Virgin Media, FedEx and Best Buy.  Reach Ryan on ryanmcraver@gmail.com or @ryanmcraver

    Ken Kraetzer works with Harrison NY based CBSI on programs that provide loyalty and usage benefits to major credit and retail card brands aswell as providing contact center mangement behind programs.   Prior to CBSI, Ken worked in card and financial marketing at Chase Manhattan Bank, Dean Witter, American Express, and Herbert Dunhill Associates.  Reach Ken on kkraetzer@CBSIservices.com or 914-630-3457.

  • 00:31

    Real Estate Attorney Robert Howe On Retail Market With CPEX's Ryan Condren

    in Real Estate

    Brooklyn real estate attorney Robert Howe examines the retail market in real estate with special guest Ryan Condren from CPEX Real Estate.

    You can also visit the CPEX home page to view their 2015 Brooklyn Retail Report.

    You can tune in to hear Bob discuss New York real estate, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn small business, community affairs, and events. Call in or email us with any questions and follow Bob on Facebook and Twitter @RobertHowePC.


  • The Retail Wars are Escalating

    in Business

    Ascena Retail buys Ann Taylor for $2.1 billion.  Wal-Mart takes a page from Amazon’s playbook.  And Google ramps up its e-commerce game.

  • Don't pay retail! Vacation at wholesale prices!

    in Travel

    I will be featuring travel specials that allow you to explore the world for a fraction of the retail cost. Business partnership opportunity. With special guest, Mrs. Jessica Hennings

  • 01:00

    Retail Journeys Reconstructed

    in Women

    We are changing how we do Retail over at Retail Journeys on Blog Talk Radio. Check out an all new episode of the most fashionably fabulous Radio Show Retail Journeys. Join Syn and I, Tuesday, October 13. 2009

  • 01:00

    Retail 101 Back to Basics

    in Women

    Since we just pulled back the layers and reconstructed ourselves on our last Retail Journeys show. It is now time to go back to the basics and make sure we are making calculated fashion moves this holiday season. Tune in to Retail Journeys this Tuesday night at 11pm est., when Syn and I talk about ways to jump start your wardrobe this Season!

  • 00:34

    Retail Hacking: What To Expect This Holiday Season

    in Technology

    It’s been a year since Target was breached, the first in a series of infamous attacks that culminated in a watershed year of retail breaches.  Over the past 12 months, retailer after retailer have disclosed that their systems had been infiltrated and customer payment information stolen. Now that the holiday season is about to begin both online and in stores, will this be yet another season of nonstop gifting to cybercriminals? We’ll take look at what to expect from attackers—and their retailer targets.

  • 00:29

    The Idea that Changed Retail History: Author Anjolina North

    in Business

    On Today's Episode, you will meet…(Anjolena North)

    Anjolena North is A LIVING MIRACLE: in her early twenties she had a near death experience as a result of a clinic's accidental over dose of Penicillin that resulted in Anaphylaxis shock.

    Inspired by her 2 1/2 year old daughter while watching her play dress up with her dolls, the birthing of a MULTI-Simplicity Fashion Design Concept called "MULTI" dress with MULTIPLE wares was born.

    She shared her Multi-Simplicity Concept fashion with a major Department Store chain, which resulted in a modified version of her Multi-Simplicity Fashion Concept that helped to make Retail History and increasing the company's REVENUE SALES of OVER $150 million dollars which had never happened before as reported by NEWS Media.

    The concept evolved and inspired products like: 3-in-1 use Mr. Coffee, 3-in-1 use video camera, 10-in-1 use Can Opener, a Fashion piece created by a Famous Celebrity having 13 styles, 18-in-1 use kitchenware blender, and many other personal and house hold multi use products...

    For Info:

    http://youtu.be/x2GDpcXKq_0 (book trailer)

    www.amazon.com/author/anjolenanorth (order book here)


  • 00:04

    Ditch The Box -- Flexible Retail Packaging Throughout North America

    in Business

    The use of flexible retail packaging continues to explode globally and in North America (US, Canada, Mexico) especially.  In today's show we'll introduce our producer Jamie Berling, and some of our upcoming guests and their topics.  Flexible retail packaging includes printed and plain stand up pouches, spouted stand up bags for liquids, and even flat barrier bags used for items such as beef jerky, cookies, and spices.  There is so much more to this industry than anyone realizes, from matching colors to available materials and we hope to help companies large and small understand it a little better.

    This show is perfect for:

    Brand Managers
    New Product Development Managers
    Operations Managers
    Graphic Designers
    Sales Managers

  • 00:30

    Retail: The Toughest Customers in the World

    in Business

    No group of clients are more whimsical, less loyal, more assaulted by and defensive against sales pitches, less definable, and just plain more unpredictable than Mr. and Ms. John Q. Public when they walk into a retail store.  On the other hand, those few who can meet the public's elusive needs, and can craft wrap up the package just right are garnering boundless profits.  Host Bart Jackson invites guest John Holub, President of the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, to tell just what it takes to craft an effective retail enterprise.  What items - and what people sell best?  What are the trendy winds to watch for?  What about online stores?  What techniques are the really successful merchants using that you need to apply?  Come gather a wallet full of sales wisdom.