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The Institute for Real Growth

In this episode, co-hosts J. Walker Smith and Andrew Curry speak with Frank van der Driest, co-leader of the Institute for Real Growth, a major Kantar/WPP initiative comparing over-performing and under-performing companies to create a framework for growth.

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Amazon Prime and Primerica – Part 1

In this episode, host Bryan Gildenberg speaks with Kantar Consulting’s Meaghan Werle and Rachel Dalton in the first of a multi-part series about Amazon Prime and Primerica in 2019.

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Retail in the UK 2019

Join host Bryan Gildenberg along with Kantar Consulting SVP of Retail Insights Ray Gaul, as they explore the current UK retail market, trends and news.

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Thinking of Others Preview

In this episode, co-hosts J. Walker Smith and Andrew Curry discuss the central idea of Smith’s upcoming, March 20 FutureView webinar entitled “Thinking of Others,” which will be about the shift of values and references points from self to others and what this means for the marketplace.

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  • School Strike for climate – Wikipedia
  • Greta Thunberg: School Strike for climate TedxStockholm – YouTube
  • Greta Thunberg: COP24 Speech at Katowice 2018 – YouTube
  • Kate Julian: Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex? – The Atlantic
  • Jeff Beer: Finally! Doritos made a chip bag that cleans your dusty fingers – Fast Company
  • Hannah Walley – Advertisers believe they’re avoiding gender stereotypes… but consumers disagree – Kantar UK Insights
  • One Thing I Learned This Week – Kantar Consulting
  • FutureView Webinar Registration – Kantar Consulting

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The Future: Recapping the CES and NRF Conferences

In this Sound Bite, a look to the Future, as host Bryan Gildenberg recaps the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) and NRF (National Retail Federation) conferences with SVP Dave Marcotte and VP of Ecommerce and Omnichannel Alice Fournier.

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The Sustainability Imperative

 

In this episode, co-hosts J. Walker Smith and Andrew Curry speak with Jonathan Hall, a sustainability expert and the Global Head of the Strategy Practice for Kantar Consulting, about the business case for sustainability and the implications of that for success in the future.

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  • Sarah Holder: The ‘Marie Kondo Effect’ Comes at a Weird Time for Thrift Stores – CityLab
  • For the NFL and all of football, a new threat: an evaporating insurance market – ESPN
  • The Concept of the Corporation – John Kay
  • The 21st Century Business – Kantar
  • Kirsty Cooke: The future of marketing to women – Kantar UK Insights
  • What Women Want? – Kantar

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Key Trends and Predictions for 2019

This week, host Bryan Gildenberg speaks with Kantar Consulting Director of Retail Insights Simon Johnstone, as they walk us through some of the key retail trends to watch for in 2019.

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“I’m Not Sure”: Part Two

In the second of a two-part series called “I’m Not Sure,” Chief Knowledge Officer and podcast host Bryan Gildenberg continues with five more ideas surrounding retail that we may not be sure of…

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“I’m Not Sure”: Part One

In the first of a two-part series called “I’m Not Sure,” Chief Knowledge Officer and podcast host Bryan Gildenberg kicks off 2019 with five ideas surrounding retail that we may not be sure of…

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Just Enough: A Conversation with SVP Dave Marcotte on 5G

In a new feature on Retail Sound Bites called “Just Enough,” Kantar Consulting’s Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg speaks with Kantar Consulting SVP Dave Marcotte with key questions surrounding the retail ecosystem… Today… 5 G

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What Women Want

In this episode, co-host Andrew Curry interviews Kantar experts Kirsty Cooke and Hari Blanch Bennett about the What Women Want exhibition at Noho Studios in London that was created by Kantar to explore 100 years of marketing to women.

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  • Jeremy Grant: Transforming a Traditional Bank into an Agile Market Leader – strategy+business
  • Josh Barro: Why Do Hotel Companies Have So Many Brands? – NY Mag
  • What Women Want – Kantar
  • The 2018 Stratechery Year in Review – Stratechery
  • Martin Wolf, Best books of 2018: Economics – Financial Times
  • Tom Whitwell: 52 things I learned in 2018 – Medium
  • Albums of the Year 2018 – Rough Trade

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