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Apr 12, 2018

Forrester analyst Sucharita Kodali thinks that many retailers are putting too much emphasis on collecting and analyzing an ever-growing list of consumer data points, when they should be focusing on old-fashioned retailing techniques.

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Apr 5, 2018

James meets up with two Hollywood pros who've turned their talents to shopping and leisure destinations. 

Louisa Spring uses her background in entertainment and VR as she works to launch Vari Parks, a UK VR and eSports destination.

Ian Dawson, who created a fictional augmented reality for Tony Stark in two Iron Man...

Mar 29, 2018

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James sits down at Pacific City in Huntington Beach, California with David Sheldon of Retail Design Collaborative. They talk about how the built retail environment fosters human connections.

  • The Streets in downtown Long Beach is pushing retail out...

Mar 22, 2018

James talks with foodservice consultant Ken Higman about the mega trends that are changing global food retail. The trends, like Dinertainment, Youniverse and Supply Unchained, are featured in the new Global Food Trends 2018 report.

Download the Global Food Trends 2018 report here.

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Mar 14, 2018

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Supermarket chains are still opening new stores across the U.S. But grocers will have to do more to attract new consumers.  James Cook talks with Taylor Coyne about how grocery chains are using private labels to boost profit margins, new...