Top Retail Podcasts PR Pros Should Know

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For retail companies, podcasts have become increasingly popular over the past couple of years. With that in mind, here are five retail podcasts to check out and consider for retail companies who want to amp up their podcast footprint. Total Retail Talks. Retail Gets Real.

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Who Holds the Future of Retail?

Ronn Torossian

The direction and future of retail rest in the hands and pocketbooks of millennials and Gen Z. The post Who Holds the Future of Retail? That’s the conclusion of a September 28 podcast involving two senior members of global research firm McKinsey.

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How Are Retailers Communicating Through This Crisis?

Ronn Torossian

The post How Are Retailers Communicating Through This Crisis? Brands are rethinking how they plan to do business as cities, countries, and states come out of stay-at-home orders.

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As Retail Continues to Struggle, Dick’s Gets Creative

Ronn Torossian

Big box retail is hurting, and not just because of COVID-19. With fewer shoppers comes fewer impulse buys, which means revenues are down, and retailers are looking for new and interesting ways […]. The post As Retail Continues to Struggle, Dick’s Gets Creative appeared first on.

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Surviving the retail apocalypse: 2021 trends, expectations, and new opportunities

Agility PR Solutions

As retailers and brand marketers battle through COVID’s impact on consumer behavior, new research from customer journey orchestration and analytics firm Kitewheel explores key trends in the retail industry, providing recommendations on how brands can make the most of an evolving retail landscape.

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Consumers will spend more with retailers they can message with this holiday season

Agility PR Solutions

Brands and retailers are understandably nervous about the upcoming holiday shopping season—it’s unclear how consumers will shop, which product makers and shops they came to trust (or distrust) during the COVID crisis, and how they’ll interact with the ones with whom they choose to engage.

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7 imperatives for the retail industry: CEOs speak on COVID’s long-term impact on retail

Agility PR Solutions

the retail industry was blindsided by the COVID pandemic, and was forced to revamp to meet new demands of consumers. The post 7 imperatives for the retail industry: CEOs speak on COVID’s long-term impact on retail appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Powered by Amazon, retail ranks high in brand intimacy

Agility PR Solutions

Catalyzed by the spike in e-commerce during COVID, the retail industry retained its 2019 spot and ranked fourth out of the 15 industries studied in theBrand Intimacy 2020 Study, the largest study of brands based on emotions from intimacy marketing firm MBLM (pronounced Emblem).

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How the pandemic is reshaping the future of retail—here’s overall and by-industry analysis

Agility PR Solutions

Retail […]. The post How the pandemic is reshaping the future of retail—here’s overall and by-industry analysis appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Retailers Worldwide Face Communication Challenges and Opportunities

HMA Public Relations

The post Retailers Worldwide Face Communication Challenges and Opportunities appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured PR Observations and Preferences PRGN Another Company Gabor Jelinek Goodwill Communications Jaspar Eyears Mariusz Pleban Multi Communications PR and Retail public relations global network Retail Retailers SCR Communications & Public Relations Sheena CampbellIn Poland, there is legislation pending that would ban shopping on Sunday.

“Amazon Fatigue” opening new doors for brands and retailers

Agility PR Solutions

The post “Amazon Fatigue” opening new doors for brands and retailers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Amazon became an even bigger behemoth during COVID, with consumers turning to the company’s reliable delivery services, tailor-made for such a crisis.

Retailers are racing to achieve faster data-driven insights

Agility PR Solutions

Since the pandemic started, 87 percent of retail organizations in the U.S. New research from analytics database Exasol quantifies how retailers are heightening data-driven decision-making cycles to meet real-time demand and prepare for surging online sales brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sustainable retail expectations on the rise with Gen Z shoppers

Agility PR Solutions

The rise of Generation Z has changed retail forever, from the younger sector’s demand that companies speak out and take a stand on societal and cultural issues to holding brands accountable on a range of issues from diversity and inclusion to environmental impact.

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Retailers’ poor holiday performance cost them permanent customers

Agility PR Solutions

And according to new research from cloud-based voice and analytics firm Voxware, those unprepared retailers will lose out—53 percent of survey respondents said they will never place another order with certain […].

The COVID crisis pushed shoppers to switch retailers and brands—why many won’t go back

Agility PR Solutions

New research from retail solutions firm Advantage Sales finds pandemic-driven out-of-stocks, growing safety and financial concerns, and changing values have spurred shoppers to try different retailers and […].

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For retailers, a tepid holiday season prompts a cautious approach to messaging

PR Daily

Some retailers are struggling to put a sunny cast on gloomy reports about holiday shopping. The news comes after other retailers, including Macy’s and Kohl’s, shared disappointing figures for the holidays. The spate of disappointing reports has many questioning the future of some legacy retailers. The retailer turned to its CEO to deliver holiday sales figures and provide guidance for the future. Executive Communication Marketing Kohl's Macy's Nordstrom retail

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PR in High Definition

All these companies are inspiring in their relentless pursuit of new ways, better ways, faster ways and all have a comms challenge to get their propositions across simply – and in this one, we’ll be focusing on retail technology. Love retail tech.

2020 Retailer Playbook—the new challenges for marketers this year

Agility PR Solutions

With every passing year, the retail industry undergoes significant shifts—and retail marketing strategies have to pivot accordingly. What can retailers expect in the year ahead?

The changing face of retail—and the new marketing mandate for stellar service and CX

Agility PR Solutions

The post The changing face of retail—and the new marketing mandate for stellar service and CX appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Social influence leadership ignites buzz for retailers—which brands are capitalizing?

Agility PR Solutions

Retailers are having huge success with social and influencer marketing—partly because retail is a highly social category, with many brands performing above average in driving online and offline consumer conversations, which makes the continued dominance of Amazon and Nike in the U.S.

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In a ‘feel-better’ economy, retail posed for fastest growth since 1980s

Agility PR Solutions

economy is on firm footing and could see its fastest growth in more than three decades, according to Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist at the National Retail Federation. […].

Retail PR, the rapid shift in shopper behavior, and looming impact on 2020 holiday shopping

Agility PR Solutions

The post Retail PR, the rapid shift in shopper behavior, and looming impact on 2020 holiday shopping appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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Retailers face disconnect with consumers on holiday shopping—are senior execs to blame?

Agility PR Solutions

With the holiday shopping season so crucial for retailers this year, you’d think that retail execs would be studying consumer preferences obsessively so their brands can go above and beyond to meet their needs. Senior retail […].

Media Moves at The Star Tribune & Modern Retail, CBS Boston Names News Director

Cision

Michael Waters joins Modern Retail, Nicole Norfleet, Kavita Kumar, Dee DePass, Jacky Crosby all have new beats at The Star Tribune, and more. Media Blog

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Media Moves at The Star Tribune & Modern Retail, CBS Boston Names News Director

Cision

Michael Waters joins Modern Retail, Nicole Norfleet, Kavita Kumar, Dee DePass, Jacky Crosby all have new beats at The Star Tribune, and more. Media Blog

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Retail PR alert: COVID crisis hasn’t disrupted 2020 holiday shopping or spending plans

Agility PR Solutions

The post Retail PR alert: COVID crisis hasn’t disrupted 2020 holiday shopping or spending plans appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Despite the impact of COVID-19, shoppers do not plan to significantly change their holiday spend compared to 2019.

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Retail 5.0: Brands must now master marketplace strategies, not mass personalization

Agility PR Solutions

Welcome to Retail 5.0—the The post Retail 5.0:

New back-to-school study finds parents eager to spend—how can retailers and marketers cash in?

Agility PR Solutions

All evidence indicates that parents will be big spenders on back-to-school supplies this year, and new research from Valassis, a line of business of marketing solutions firm Vericast, examines the opportunity for retailers to influence purchasing behavior this season.

Consumers are concerned about Amazon’s retail impact and footprint

Agility PR Solutions

consumers have negative feelings about the e-tail behemoth when it comes to its impact on the retail industry—and the planet. The post Consumers are concerned about Amazon’s retail impact and footprint appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

The Ghosts of Retail Past

Stern + Associates

On a daytrip to Maine a few years ago to buy lobster (something that’s actually doable if you live in Rhode Island and are so desperate for melted butter you continue » The post The Ghosts of Retail Past appeared first on Stern + Associates. Blog Brand Messaging brand value customers radioshack retail

Online retail challenges threaten post-COVID sales recovery—here’s what brands must do

Agility PR Solutions

With the 2020 holiday shopping season expected to largely happen online, it’s never been more critical for brands and retailers to make sure their websites are in tip-top shape to handle the amount of traffic they expect (and hope) to attract, and to make the customer journey as seamless as possible.

Back-to-school is back in business: Retailers prepare for spending to hit highest levels in years

Agility PR Solutions

The vaccine rollout and subsequent reduction in COVID-19 cases is giving parents and students hope for a return to normalcy this fall—and retailers are ready to bask in that enlightenment, new research from Deloitte reveals.

Retail PR’s Achilles Heel—why customer service must evolve

Agility PR Solutions

The post Retail PR’s Achilles Heel—why customer service must evolve appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. It’s undeniable: we live in a time in which instant gratification and speed are highly valued. Patience wears thin quickly, much to the chagrin of those who still practice it. Customer service is a vital part of any business’ success, and it’s no longer safe to rely on old customer service practices and expectations. What […].

Retail PR’s next normal: Experience gap widens as consumer appetite for digital increases

Agility PR Solutions

As coronavirus concerns accelerate consumers’ demand for digital, new research from marketing analytics firm Periscope by McKinsey reveals how tech-driven consumers are reshaping retail’s next normal.

Millennials will spend big with inclusion-conscious retailers this holiday

Agility PR Solutions

consumers expect to spend more money on holiday shopping this year than last year, with millennials likely to be the biggest spenders—and retailers’ inclusion and diversity practices, with regards to age, gender, ethnicity and disability etc., The post Millennials will spend big with inclusion-conscious retailers this holiday appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Media Moves at the Detroit Free Press & Modern Retail, Laptop Magazine Names New Editor in Chief

Cision

Darcie Moran joins the Detroit Free Press, Gabriela Barkho new at Modern Retail, and more. Media Blog

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Retail PR challenges and opportunities as COVID drives permanent shifts in behavior

Agility PR Solutions

Retail marketers still aren’t sure what the impact of COVID will be on the upcoming holiday season and beyond—or even what the next few weeks will bring. The post Retail PR challenges and opportunities as COVID drives permanent shifts in behavior appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

From apocalypse to renaissance—retail store future brighter than expected

Agility PR Solutions

Doomsday predictors notwithstanding, physical retailers actually see tremendous opportunities for their stores in the near future, according to new research from Retail Systems Research. The firm recently released its 2018 Retail Store Benchmark Report, From Apocalypse to Renaissance. “Surprisingly few retailers plan to reduce their store counts,” said Paula Rosenblum, managing partner at RSR Research and […].

Big Retail: Amid constant change, here’s how the largest retailers stay ahead

Agility PR Solutions

retailers maintain their edge during the past year, according to the annual Top 100 Retailers list from the National Retail Federation’s STORES Magazine and Kantar Consulting. Retail today is a blend of innovation and experience, and the nation’s […]. The post Big Retail: Amid constant change, here’s how the largest retailers stay ahead appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Evolving retail landscape leads to greater expectations—what’s working?

Agility PR Solutions

Shoppers say their online and in-store behaviors have shifted for traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories, following a year that’s seen the retail and grocery landscapes evolve dramatically. The post Evolving retail landscape leads to greater expectations—what’s working?