QVC managed to hook the baby boom generation 35 years ago to buy things on TV. It became the birth of “retailtainment” and proved to be highly addicting. Now, three and a half decades later, millennial’s and Gen Z are going down a digital rabbit hole with livestream shopping; some are calling it Next Gen Commerce. China’s Alibaba pioneered livestream…
The Robin Report Weekly Podcast
Customer demand is pushing the supply chain to the limits. There’s just too much money chasing too few goods. Join special guest, the outspoken industry expert Jan Kniffen, CEO of J Rogers Kniffen Worldwide, Robin Lewis and Shelley E. Kohan, TRR’s chief strategist, as they debate how the U.S. economy will handle rising inflation (it certainly won’t be a flashback to the 70s) and the systemic problems facing retailers that will separate the haves and have-nots in 2022.
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Pillar One: Changing Up the Wholesale Model
Sponsored by Bamboo Rose
The traditional wholesale to retail model is no longer sustainable and retailers need to become nimbler, hold less inventory and increase the speed to market. Who is the real winner? The consumer! Brand leaders and tech innovators discuss how direct-to-consumer, vendor collaborations throughout the supply chain and partner fulfillment models make retail more effective and help reduce the environmental footprint of the fashion industry.