169 – The Smart Salesfloor of Tomorrow


Jason Sweet from Salesfloor

Salesfloor is helping bridge the gap between online and brick and mortar shopping. Their omnichannel clientelling mobile app gives unparalleled new agency and business intelligence to store associates on the traditional salesfloor. Jason Sweet is Vice President of Sales for North America, and in this interview speaks with Cathy and Charles at the Nation Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York.

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168 – Smart Shelves Sell For You – Perch interactive

Perch Interactive

Trevor Sumner, CEO of Perch Interactive, talks about how the use of their smart displays can result in a “30-80% sales lift while driving 5-10X customer engagement.” Perch uses sensors in their display units to provide customers with product information and an interactive experience. The company was part of an early class at the New York Fashion Tech Lab. Their in-store technology helps hybridize the brick and mortar and online customer experience, moving us closer to that seamless experience everyone seems to want to move toward. Continue Reading

167 – Charlie Cole of Tumi Goes Deep on E-Commerce Strategy

Charlie Cole

Charlie Cole is the Chief Digital Officer at Tumi and recently became the Chief Global Officer at parent company Samsonite Holdings. So… this episode is about accessories, specifically luggage, and how these giant companies approach selling it.

This is also a crossover episode with our sister show Fashion Is Your Business, so you’ll hear hosts from both series asking questions in this episode.

“We’re a product company first. And now we have to create innovative ways to push that product into the medium that we manage, and that’s what I think a lot of digital leaders fall down, is they think they are the dog instead of the tail.” – Charlie Cole

166 – Conversations At 71 Greene Street

71 Greene Street

Recorded in front of a live audience in the O.N.S Clothing menswear store in Soho (71 Greene Street), a conversation first with Geo Hagan, content director at O.N.S Clothing, followed by O.N.S Creative Lab partner designers Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough of the Abasi Rosborough brand. Also joining the conversation, Sharifa Murdoch, co-founder of the Liberty Fairs trade show. Continue Reading