Startups and Transformation

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Startups and Transformation

Retail is an ever-evolving industry and startups play a pivotal role in its transformation.

Read about how retailers are adapting to changes is consumer behavior, including new business models that are disrupting established industries.

Margaret Barrow, founder and CEO of It's NOLA.
A conversation with 2022 America’s Retail Champion Margaret Barrow
Retail Gets Real Episode 345: The founder and CEO of It’s NOLA talks about advocating for small businesses.
Shae Hong, founder and CEO of Made By Gather on Retail Gets Real.
Made By Gather’s Shae Hong on innovation and key collaborations
Retail Gets Real episode 339: The entrepreneur on unexpected partnerships and inspiring the next generation of cooks.
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Drew Barrymore and Shae Hong speaking at NRF 2024:Retail's Big Show.
Drew Barrymore and Shae Hong work within a union of trust and taste
NRF 2024: The co-founders of home goods brand Beautiful by Drew discuss their partnership and connecting with consumers.
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NRF Foundation Student Program 2024
How Monica + Andy built a community of care
Retail Gets Real episode 335: Monica Royer on founding and growing her organic baby clothing and accessories brand.
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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.
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