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Sep 11, 2020

The chain Stuckey’s started as a simple roadside stand in 1931. Today, it's known for Stuckey’s branded snacks and candies, like the pecan log roll.

CEO Stephanie Stuckey talks about her mission to reinvigorate this classic family brand through social media, branding and expanded ecommerce.

Taylor Coyne, research...


Sep 4, 2020

The San Francisco Bay Area is known for its food scene. Rhonda Diaz Caldewey, who works to find real estate for retailers and restaurateurs, talks about what attracts great restaurants to the area and the struggles many operators have encountered.

James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for...


Aug 19, 2020

Keisha Virtue talks about the drastic changes in Back to School shopping habits revealed a new consumer study. Ashlyn Booth explains how shopping centers have had to change their marketing techniques and messaging for Back to School and the coming Holiday season. James Cook is the director of retail research in...


Aug 7, 2020

Politan Row operates food halls in places like New Orleans, Houston and Chicago. CEO WIll Donaldson talks about their experimentation with drive through, ghost kitchens, and catering. 

James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. 

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Jul 31, 2020

What does the process of bankruptcy actually look like for retailers and restaurants?  How is bankruptcy different now during the COVID-19 crisis? How and why are some retailers avoiding bankruptcy by negotiating with landlords and other creditors out of court? To find out, James talks with Dave Spargo,...