Retail Sound Bites

COVID-19 and the Retail Landscape:
Shoppers Navigate Their New Norm

What are shoppers’ thoughts, concerns, and actions during the COVID-19 crisis? This week’s Retail Sound Bites podcast welcomes Mary Brett Whitfield and Rachel Dalton to provide an update on the state of shoppers, their significant shift to online purchasing, and implications for the ecommerce channel.

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COVID-19 and the Retail Landscape:
Adapting to the New Realities of Commerce

With increasing shelter in place restrictions and record unemployment in the US, retailers and suppliers have entered a continuous adaptation cycle. This week, Tory Gundelach, Lei Duran, and Doug Hermanson outline three leading drivers of change and provide guidelines on adapting to the new realities of commerce.

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The New Realities of COVID-19 and Canada

With the sudden illness of the Prime Minster’s wife, the new reality of COVID-19 shocked Canada overnight. On the latest episode of Retail Sound Bites, David Marcotte and Amar Singh discuss the impact on Canadian retail, share near-term priorities, and unpack future implications.

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COVID-19 and the Retail Landscape:
Recent Developments and Implications

From supply chain disruptions to economic swings, Kantar’s experts will help address your most pressing issues today while keeping you on the right path for tomorrow. This week Todd Szahun, David Marcotte, and Doug Hermanson outline the latest COVID-19 related developments and dive into macroeconomic and near-term implications for the retail landscape. 

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How will COVID-19 affect the retail market?

The first installment of an ongoing Retail Sound Bites series will bring near and long-term implications of COVID-19 into focus. Speaking through the lens of North American retail, David Marcotte and Doug Hermanson dive into supply chain, key macroeconomic indicators, and heightened recession risks as a result of the pandemic.

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Key Trends and Predictions, 2020

In this first Retail Sound Bites installment of the new decade, host Bryan Gildenberg offers his retail predictions for 2020 and beyond, and the “post-retail” retail world.

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Applied Digital Adolescence

In this installment of Kantar Sound Bites, host Bryan Gildenberg examines a July 3, 2019 Vox article about WalMart’s current ecommerce challenges…

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Just Enough: A Conversation with SVP Dave Marcotte on Blockchain

In this installment of Retail Sound Bites, the next in the “Just Enough” series, in which Kantar’s Chief Knowledge Officer Bryan Gildenberg speaks with Kantar’s SVP Dave Marcotte about key topics in the retail ecosystem… In this episode, Blockchain.


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Online Gaming and ESports in the Retail Space

In this episode, a fascinating conversation about online gaming and eSports in the retail space, as host Bryan Gildenberg talks with Kantar’s Principal Analyst for eCommerce and Omnichannel Meaghan Werle, and Kantar Analyst Mike Carlucci.


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The Message Makeover – Powerful and Persuasive Communication in the Workplace

In this installment, a podcast within a podcast, as host Bryan Gildenberg appears as a guest on The Message Makeover, a podcast about powerful and persuasive communication in the workplace.


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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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