Digital Professional Development: Retail

Insights and training via videos, podcasts, articles, documents, memos, letters to you skill up and/or stay current on key Retail issues.

Podcasts on Footwear Retail

  • Episode #214 Shoe Carnival CEO Talks About Stores Reopening from Staff to Storefront to Customer!
  • Episode #210 Looking at Consumer Behavior Through a Different Lens
  • Episode #207 Inside the mind of a footwear CEO during the Coronavirus – A chat with David Kahan Chief Executive Officer of Birkenstock Americas
  • Episode #205 Coronavirus Impact on Italian Footwear Production & Retail
  • Episode #203 Navigating the Realtime Retail Coronavirus Impact with Foot Locker’s Dick Johnson
  • Episode #113 Keeping Pace with Pacers Running
  • Episode #84 Exploring the Great Outdoors with Columbia Sportswear’s Tim Boyle

Kicks Over Coffee webisodes on Footwear Retail

  • Kicks over Coffee w/ Kerhyl Gantt, Digital Brand Director of Jordan Brand at Nike WATCH NOW
  • Global Coronavirus Insights from Global Hush Puppies President Greg Tunney WATCH NOW
  • Rick Muskat Joins Kicks Over Coffee to Conversate Over Coronavirus WATCH NOW
  • Andy Gilbert: The State of the Shoe Marketplace Including the Impacts of the Coronavirus WATCH NOW
  • How Brands use Volumental to Find Customers’ Perfect Fit and Build Valuable Retail Databases WATCH NOW
  • Footwear Flash Briefing 3/25: real time update on shoe sales numbers and economic stimulus updates WATCH NOW

Retail Articles and Resources

  • Latest Footwear Retail Recap newsletter HERE
  • Latest European Footwear Update HERE
  • How Will You Embrace The Great Coronavirus Retail Reset? READ NOW
  • National Retail Federation’s Coronavirus Resources for Retailers provides updates from NRF and government agencies with the latest COVID-19 developments HERE
  • Snowsports Industries America’s COVID-19 industry hub is an online resource for retailers and vendors to become better educated about the evolving coronavirus issue on the industry, and a content source of best practices and learnings to minimize its impact on business
  • The Board Retailers Association’s COVID-19 Retailer Resource Guide includes information on business strategies, loans and more HERE