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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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Uncomfortable Places — Where Growth is Found Today

In this episode, co-host J. Walker Smith interviews Bryan Gildenberg, Chief Knowledge Officer for Retail, Sales and Shopper with Kantar Consulting, about finding growth in uncomfortable places, or places outside the comfort zone of business usual.  Walker and co-host Andrew Curry add additional perspective and examples about this critical topic of where to find success in the future marketplaces.

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  • Kantar Consulting: The Uncomfortable States of America – Kantar Consulting
  • Erik Shilling: How Harley-Davidson’s All-In Bet On Its Past Crippled Its Future – Jalopnik
  • Merve Emre: This Library Has New Books by Major Authors, but They Can’t Be Read Until 2114 – The New York Times
  • Martin Rosenbaum: Pseudonyms to protect authors of controversial articles – BBC
  • Victor Mair: Korean refrigerator onomatopoeia – Language Log
  • Kantar Consulting: Unlocking New Sources of Growth – Kantar Consulting
  • Kantar Consulting: The coming E.R.A. of Value & Growth in the Third Age of Consumption – Kantar Consulting

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Underscore: Talking Local

In our first edition of Underscore, supplemental interviews between our regular episodes, Jennie Roper of Kinetic Worldwide outlines an intriguing study with the Subway chain on what happens when you add local elements to outdoor advertising.

 

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Location Matters: The Importance of Place in the Digital Age

In this episode, co-host Andrew Curry speaks with Julia Ayling, Head of Research & Insights for Mindshare London, about its new report called “Location Matters.” Place is more important than ever, offering a sense of localized identity and belonging that brands must navigate carefully with digitally-enabled location-based marketing strategies.

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