The Modern Retail Podcast

The Modern Retail Podcast is a weekly show that hears from executives in the retail space, from legacy companies to the buzzy world of DTC startups. Cale Weissman, editor of Modern Retail, hosts.

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1
'We write Nature papers and we write Instagram ...
42 min
2
Goodbuy co-founder Cara Oppenheimer on building...
37 min
3
Sunday Citizen co-founder Mike Abadi on expandi...
31 min
4
'A new resting heartbeat': Instacart's vp of re...
28 min
5
Inflation, changing demand & major C-suite shuf...
37 min
6
'We're not just a brand from the '80s': Esprit ...
31 min
7
'We didn't expect the consumer response to be a...
38 min
8
'We had gotten old': Lee Jeans exec Chris Walde...
36 min
9
'These kinds of tech solutions really have to b...
34 min
10
'There's only so many really illustrious people...
32 min
11
'Far less transactional': PetSmart's Chief Cust...
33 min
12
'We're a community-focused company': Bala co-fo...
33 min
13
'People want to go to the physical stores': Lev...
26 min
14
Outlines co-founders on trying to make shower l...
34 min
15
'Most products out there don't need to be subsc...
39 min
16
Better & Better co-founder Vladimir Vukicevic o...
31 min
17
'We make a premium product': Brooklyn Delhi's C...
38 min
18
'The priorities were a little baffling': Evite ...
30 min
19
'The goal is to go mass': Caraa co-founder Aaro...
36 min
20
'The sponsorship model is broken': On co-founde...
34 min
21
'Our core audience is very different than Wayfa...
36 min
22
'We were needing a transformation': Express CMO...
29 min
23
'Working hard to grow sustainably': Counter Cul...
39 min
24
'The category will continue to grow': EyeBuyDir...
32 min
25
'The appropriate capital for them is not ventur...
39 min
26
'It's not just something that we put on our web...
36 min
27
Maev founder Katie Spies on going from dog walk...
33 min
28
'We built our iPhone before we built our Apple'...
35 min
29
Introducing The Return
2 min
30
'Alt milk fatigue has become a thing': Táche fo...
33 min
31
King David Taco's Liz Solomon Dwyer on growing ...
37 min
32
'People want to talk about sex': Maude founder ...
36 min
33
'To traditionalists, we are inauthentic': Inkbo...
34 min
34
'For all intents and purposes we are a brand': ...
32 min
35
'It is a very unique market': July co-founder A...
32 min
36
'We're getting an absurd amount of people': Nei...
32 min
37
‘They're ready for liquidity’: OpenStore’s Mich...
27 min
38
An awesome product is table stakes': Weezie co-...
32 min
39
'We're the coach versus the quarterback': Gener...
25 min
40
'I was laughed out of the room': How Bokksu fou...
30 min
41
'We don't want to be everything to everyone': W...
35 min
42
'Consumers have evolved': TalkShopLive's Bryan ...
35 min
43
'All the packaging would look the same': Couple...
32 min
44
'Bringing every one of our stores to profitabil...
31 min
45
UrbanStems CEO Seth Goldman on making national ...
31 min
46
Sabai's Phantila Phataraprasit on building a su...
30 min
47
Umamicart's Andrea Xu on building an online Asi...
29 min
48
‘It’s all about walking the walk’: Reformation’...
36 min
49
One Stripe Chai founder Farah Jesani on pivotin...
40 min
50
‘Bringing the market to its full potential’: Di...
34 min
51
‘It starts with the product’: Firebelly Tea’s D...
33 min
52
‘Not a flash in the pan’: Win Brands Group’s Ky...
29 min
53
‘Unapologetically loud and fun’: Ghia’s Mélanie...
30 min
54
‘A fundamental shift’: Consumer investor Mags K...
30 min
55
PepsiCo’s Fabiola Torres on making Rockstar Ene...
23 min
56
Fast fashion, livestream shopping & DTC holding...
28 min
57
Chain Reactions: Oats Overnight's Brian Tate on...
28 min
58
Chain Reactions: Paravel’s Andy Krantz on getti...
42 min
59
Chain Reactions: Exploding Kittens’ Carly McGin...
24 min
60
Chain Reactions: Scout’s Deb Waterman Johns on ...
32 min
61
‘Our storytelling is our marketing’: Healthy Ro...
30 min
62
‘It’s not a blank canvas’: Teva’s Anders Bergst...
31 min
63
Corkcicle CEO Chris McDonough on how the brand ...
28 min
64
‘A tide that lifts all boats’: Hims co-founder ...
25 min
65
‘DTC is still our main focus’: Bearaby’s Kathri...
28 min
66
‘Chefs are the new athlete’: Made In’s Chip Mal...
26 min
67
‘We don’t want to be everywhere’: Glasshouse Fr...
32 min
68
‘Billion dollar brand’: Kids Foot Locker’s Jill...
25 min
69
‘Our goal was not just to bring oat milk to Bro...
34 min
70
'Basically profitable since day 1': Saatva co-f...
29 min
71
St-Germain’s Emma Fox on the growing apéritif m...
27 min
72
‘Sometimes marketers get blinded’: Cuisinart’s ...
37 min
73
‘The perfect storm’: How Brunt is building a DT...
33 min
74
‘We are fortunate to have a subscription model’...
27 min
75
‘We’re not entering 20 new categories’: Magic S...
28 min
76
‘There’s tons of whitespace’: Minibar Delivery’...
30 min
77
‘I’m a stores guy by trade’: Designer Brands’ R...
28 min
78
Foxtrot CMO Carla Dunham on the convenience sto...
23 min
79
‘Building a business that will last’: AptDeco’s...
26 min
80
How outdoor furniture brand Yardbird started on...
29 min
81
‘I don’t have a good filter’: East Fork’s Conni...
38 min
82
United Sodas of America’s Marisa Zupan on the n...
34 min
83
‘The Shark Tank effect is real’: Copper Cow Cof...
28 min
84
Harry’s Labs’ Tehmina Haider on how the CPG gia...
26 min
85
Asutra CEO Stephanie Morimoto on growing a well...
33 min
86
How Farmer’s Fridge pivoted to home delivery du...
30 min
87
‘We’re a growth brand’: Tillamook’s CEO on the ...
30 min
88
‘We very much see retailers as acquisition chan...
28 min
89
‘We can be a lot faster’: Levi’s Marc Rosen on ...
29 min
90
‘We’re not trying to be a retailer’: Google’s c...
31 min
91
‘Disproportionately benefited’: Ocean Spray CEO...
23 min
92
‘A rich tapestry of interests, affinities and g...
28 min
93
Taika CEO Michael Sharon on growing a coffee br...
34 min
94
‘This is a land grab’: Vivino CEO Heini Zachari...
26 min
95
‘We never had to pivot our message’: Lands’ End...
30 min
96
‘Game-like experiences have just exploded’: Top...
31 min
97
‘Grocery will maintain positive growth’: King A...
29 min
98
BenchMade Modern’s Edgar Blazona on getting cus...
29 min
99
‘A slightly different voice’: Casper’s Emilie A...
31 min
100
‘We break down those barriers’: How Lightship C...
30 min