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Retail Sound Bites

Jun 29, 2022

In Episode #12 of Kantar's Retail Sound Bites, hosts Barry Thomas, senior retail thought leader, and Rachel Dalton, head of retail insights, discuss the rise of VR and cutting-edge assortment technology. Also, get timely news and notes in retail, including Lowe's technology, McDonald's franchisee agreements, Canada's ban of single use plastic, and more.

This episode also features Kantar’s Eric Stenbroten, senior director perfect category and Geoff Wissman, direct perfect category solutions, to discuss recent innovations in assortment and category management technology.

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News & Notes:

McDonald’s is toughening its franchise ownership standards (

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