Retail Gets Real Podcast

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Retail Gets Real

NRF's weekly podcast featuring unfiltered conversations with retail's most interesting leaders

The retail industry impacts everyone, everywhere, every day.

NRF’s podcast features unfiltered, insightful conversations with the industry’s most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail.

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Latest episodes

How teen entrepreneur Jungmin Kang built a multi-million dollar slime business
Retail Gets Real episode 327: The founder and CEO of Snoopslimes talks about starting a business.
Burlington store
How Burlington drives impactful change with its DEI strategy
Retail Gets Real episode 326: Mecca Mitchell shares her thoughts on community impact, leadership and organization.
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Individuals on Capitol Hill for Fight Retail Crime Day 2023.
Retail leaders rally to fight retail crime
Retail Gets Real episode 325: NRF’s David Johnston on the problem of organized retail crime.
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Woman returning clothes at a store.
How reverse logistics makes the retail cycle go around
Retail Gets Real episode 324: Tony Sciarrotta of the Reverse Logistics Association explains the cycle of returned items.
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J.C. Penney’s Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer Michelle Wlazlo in store.
A look at JCPenney’s $1 billion reinvestment project
Retail Gets Real episode 323: EVP and CMO Michelle Wlazlo talks about partnerships, expanded offerings and the holidays.
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Savvy Shopkeeper's Kathy Cruz
Taking on credit card swipe fees with the Savvy Shopkeeper
Retail Gets Real episode 322: Small business co-owner Kathy Cruz is fighting for credit card market fairness.
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