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  1. Channel: Drug
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Abi Subramanian, Group VP of Customer Loyalty, Marketing at the Walgreens Advertising Group. Follow Abi Subramanian on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abishake/Follow Walgreens advertising group on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/walgreens/ Abi answers the following questions : 1. Welcome back, since we last had you, here you are at Walgreens. […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
“Virtual reality is a medium for the extension of body and mind… constructed by the senses and only exists in the minds of users.” You may be thinking this sounds revolutionary, right? But it was actually published all the way back in 1993 by Frank Biocca and Mark Levy. The point we’re making is, like […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Welcome to a special bonus episode of the Remarkable Retail #podcast, recorded live in Barcelona at Shoptalk Europe. Our guest is the talented and dynamic  Maryam (Mary) Ghahremani, CEO of Bambuser.     Together, we delve into the future of global retail and commerce, focusing on the video platforms and merchandising that is revolutionizing the shopping […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Imteaz Ahamed, Director of Performance Marketing, Nutrition at Reckitt & Host of the Applied Intelligence Podcast. This episode was recorded at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Follow Imteaz on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/imteaza/ Subscribe to the Applied Intelligence podcast on Apple or Spotify CPG Guys Website: […]
  1. Media & Marketing
When Anna Harman wanted to get a new ear piercing, she only had two viable options: an upscale boutique that would charge her hundreds of dollars…or a tattoo parlor. While the latter was just as safe as the former, the experience left her feeling wanting more.  Most of all, the experience made Anna realize what […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
“What we’re seeing is marketers placing what I like to refer to as ‘no regret bets.’ They’re identifying areas where productivity can be raised and making the investments to use AI to drive productivity gains.” — Mike Monroe, Managing Director, Deloitte Digital It’s safe to say we’re living in the era of artificial intelligence (AI). […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Brittain Ladd, an independent supply chain consultant working with the world’s largest brands and retailers. He is very popular for his M&A predictions and ability to accurately stay connected with modern trends. Follow Brittain Ladd on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brittainladd/ Brittain answers these questions: 1. Your career […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The scene at Apple’s WWDC this week was, in a way, emblematic of the times. The tech giant’s AI announcements were massively hyped ahead of the show. The products themselves were interesting, but not the “next iPhone” some expected. Still, the market loved it, adding hundreds of billions to Apple’s market cap in just a […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“What’s the one thing my business needs to do to be successful?” It’s a question asked around the world, at TED talks, conferences, bars, and boardrooms. No matter the size of your business, it’s something everyone wants to know. And the answer boils down to one thing, knowing your customers.  And when we say knowing […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The CPG Guys and FMCG Guys collaboratively recap the recently concluded Shoptalk Europe conference. Sri Rajagopalan & Daniel Torres Dwyer attended the conference LIVE and are interviewed by CPGGUYS co-host Peter VS Bond as he digs deep on trends, retail participation and what’s next. Follow Sri Rajagopalan on Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/in/sri-rajagopalan-09a0062/ Follow Daniel Torres Dwyer […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Retail industry events are typically designed to showcase the brands and executives that have it all figured out: they’ve conquered business challenges, embraced industry disruptions and charted their own unique path to growth. But the reality is that the retail industry is always changing — and so are consumers. That means even if leadership teams […]
  1. Retail Operations
Will Eadie is in the world of employee experience, also known as EX. He and his company WorkJam believe that a great EX leads to a great CX.  If that’s the case, why do so many retailers struggle to invest in the right tools and strategies that drive EX? We had Will on Retail Remix […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“This is a trend that’s coming. It’s probably more like a two-to-three-year period as it ramps up, especially if the insurance companies start covering it. The question becomes how do CPG [consumer packaged goods] companies react to it?” — John Carroll, President, Digital Commerce and Analytic Services, Acosta Group Ozempic and similar GLP-1 drugs — […]
  1. Retailer Media
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Doug Jossem, Head of Food at Walmart Connect, the retail media arm of Walmart. Follow Doug Jossem on LinkedIn at: Follow Walmart Connect on LinkedIn at: Follow Walmart Connect online at:   Doug answers these questions: Take us through the years of your career development from CNN, Yahoo, […]
  1. CPG: Food
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Julie Bowerman, Chief Marketing Officer at Kellanova, a leading company in global snacking, international cereal and noodles, and North America frozen foods, with iconic, world-class brands and strong underlying growth momentum and profitability. Follow Julie Bowerman on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliebowerman/ Follow Kellanova on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/kellanova/Follow […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In the first of several episodes brought to you by Bambuser and recorded at Shoptalk Europe, we did our first full episode in front of a live audience. Our topic may at first seem counter-intuitive given the dramatic and continuing growth of e-commerce. But in a world where the role of brick-and-mortar locations has evolved […]
  1. Channel: Club
For the fourth year, Retail TouchPointsand Design:Retailare revealing a new class of emerging leaders worth knowing. The 40 Under 40 Awards and its winners represent the diversity of the retail industry and its various players: brands, technology vendors, agencies and consultancies, and design firms. And at the brand level, we have the honor of spotlighting […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Nobody covered big moments in technology quite like Walt Mossberg, a storied tech journalist who built deep relationships with the founders and CEOs of the world’s largest technology companies, including Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos.  On today’s Big Tech War Stories Podcast, Mossberg discusses how he formed his relationships with these leaders, what […]
  1. Data & Insights
Alex Weinstein is equally passionate about marketing and data science, and he’s putting that passion to good use as Chief Digital Officer of Hungryroot.  Although one could easily lump Hungryroot in with other grocery delivery services, the company is investing heavily in artificial intelligence to power customer-facing touch points as well as back-end operations. During […]
  1. Data & Insights
“It’s super valuable because a lot of it is net new data that helps us make tactical decisions that can improve our performance today.” — Ross Walker, Retailer Marketplaces Paid Media Team Lead, Acadia Amazon is a fiercely competitive marketplace for brands. In 2023 alone, Capital One Shopping Research reports that Amazon had more than […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by the cheif revenue officer of ibotta, Chris Jensen. ibotta is a leading performance marketing platform that has delivered more than $1.8 billion in cumulative rewards to its users. Launched in 2012, ibotta has more than 50 million downloads, is one of the most frequently used shopping […]
  1. Data & Insights
  1. Retail Ecosystem
Talking Retail has launched its new ‘Prodcast’ a video podcast in which the Independent Retail News / Talking Retail team reviews some of the eye catching products that have landed on our desks. The first in the series features Tayto’s Marmite crisps, Peperami Tapas and… This story continues at New ‘Prodcast’ showcases some of the […]
  1. Media & Marketing
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Andrew Lipsman, an independent analyst and founder of  media, ads + commerce. Andrew is ex-marketer and the author of many a report on which many have made investment decisions over the last few years on their ecommerce and omnichannel retail investment budgets. Follow Andrew Lipsman on […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Our special guest this week is James Reinhart the pioneering CEO of ThredUp, the fast-growing online consignment and thrift store. We learn about James’ fascinating journey from teacher to entrepreneur and how his passion drives one of the most successful purpose-driven retail brands. We go deep on the drivers of the re-commerce market, how ThredUp differentiates […]
  1. Retail Ecosystem
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Liz Buchanan, President, North America at NielsenIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and full retail  tracking/measurement while revealing new pathways to growth. This episode is sponsored by NielsenIQ. Follow Liz Buchanan on LinkedIn at: Follow NielsenIQ […]
  1. Data & Insights
Campaigns rely on the seemingly delicate mix of brand and performance needed to maximize full-funnel visibility. Having analyzed hundreds of thousands of marketing mix decisions, we’ve seen the pendulum swing hard from brand to performance in recent years. Consider that it was barely ten years ago that Binet and Field published The Long and the […]
  1. Agencies & Vendors
The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Kim Cox, Managing Director for North America eCommerce at NielsenIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and full retail  tracking/measurement while revealing new pathways to growth. This episode is sponsored by NielsenIQ Follow Kim Cox on LinkedIn […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Azita Martin,  Vice President and GM of AI for Retail, CPG and QSR at NVIDIA is our very special guest. She joins us to discuss the ways AI is beginning to transform the retail landscape, and how NVIDIA is helping accelerate retailers’ journeys. We start off by discussing how NVIDIA has grown to become the […]

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  1. Technology & Innovation
  2. Department & Category
  3. Department: Beverage
  4. Department: Consumer Durables
  5. Department: Food
  6. Department: Nonfood
  7. Corporate Strategy
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MINNEAPOLIS — Target has announced plans to roll out Store Companion, a new generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) tool. The chatbot, designed by Target, will be available for team members at all of its nearly 2,000 stores by August, becoming the first major retailer to share that it is bringing this technology to its store team […]
  1. Channel: Mass
  2. CPG: Food & Bev
  3. Channel: Mass
  4. Department & Category
  5. Department: Consumer Durables
  6. Department: Food
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  8. ESG
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Walmart is partnering with Agritask, a crop supply intelligence solution, on a pilot that will deploy Agritask’s remote sensing and data analytics tools in various regions of the U.S. and Mexico in order to provide hyperlocal insights on seasonal blackberry and cherry crops from select Walmart suppliers. The real-time monitoring will help drive rapid response […]
  1. Data & Insights
  2. Department & Category
  3. Corporate Finance
  4. ESG
  5. Partnerships & Alt Profit
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  7. International
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  10. Holiday & Events
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Major carriers all around the world increase the rates of their services at an average of 4 – 6% YoY.  While carriers transfer this burden of inflation to shippers via increased merchants, most merchants do not do the same to their customers but instead absorb shipping costs as a marketing technique to attract customers. Returning […]
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The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today reported its first quarter 2024 results, reaffirmed guidance and updated investors on how Leading with Fresh and Accelerating with Digital continues to position Kroger for long-term sustainable growth.


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