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Kantar Retail Sound Bites

Hot topics. Newsworthy sound. Insightful discussion.

Providing a provocative view of global retail trends, category leadership, business issues, and other shopper and retail related news.

Apr 3, 2024

In episode 57 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss the immense AI and technology advancements being made in retail with Ram Iyer, senior director, digital strategy and ecommerce at Microsoft. 

This episode also features Julie...


Mar 20, 2024

In episode 56 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss recent retail headlines with Melissa Daniels, senior reporter, at Modern Retail.

This episode also features Doug Hermanson, Kantar's principal economist, who sheds light on the...


Mar 6, 2024

In episode 55 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss global mergers and acquisitions with David Marcotte, senior vice president, and Paida Mugudubi, head of retail insights, at Kantar.

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Feb 21, 2024

In episode 54 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss the rise of GLP-1 weight-loss drugs and the forecasted implications on the food and beverage industries with Leigh O’Donnell, head of shopper and category insights, and...


Feb 7, 2024

In episode 53 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss ten principles for customer-centric in-store communication with Andy Murray, Founder & CEO of bigQuest Advisory, Inc.

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