WATCH CONVERSATIONS

Weather Trends Recap & Outlook for Retailers & Seasonal Suppliers

In his presentation, CEO of Weather Trends International Bill Kirk talks about how his company can help businesses answer key questions related to manufacturing, inventry, product mix, advertising, and more. By integrating meteorology with statistics and climate cycles, Weather Trends International can predict the temperature, snowfall, and rainfall for every mile on Earth.

Watch Now »

Greg Buzek – President, IHL Services

In this episode, president of IHL Services Greg Buzek describes the effects of the pandemic on the retail industry, effects that will continue to be felt long after the global health crisis recedes. Buzek also talks about how he and other retail and supply chain experts use their networks and resources to make a difference in the lives of those in need through the Retail Orphan Initiative.

Watch Now »

Stephanie Stuckey – CEO, Stuckey’s Corporation

Stephanie Stuckey calls herself an accidental CEO. With a long and distinguished career in environmental law, she didn’t see herself as a business owner in the making. But when the opportunity came to rescue from obscurity the company her grandparents founded, she rose to the challenge.

Watch Now »

Rajiv Ala – Founder and CEO , Analytical Boost

In this episode, founder and CEO of Analytical Boost Inc. Rajiv Ala traces the stages of his journey to entrepreneurship, from his childhood in India to his education in the States to his work with major CPG brands. Through it all, he dreamed of starting his own business. Now, the company he dreamed of operates as a one stop shop for retail technology, helping brands solve the problems and spot the opportunities that big data reveals.

Watch Now »

Doug Guyer – Co-Founder & Director of Strategic Development, Brandshare

In this episode, co-founder and director of strategic development for Brandshare Doug Guyer talks about his road to entrepreneurship – a road intricately bound up with the story of his family. Brandshare’s mission is to bring brands and online shoppers together through targeted sampling in consumers’ own homes, creating lifestyle networks and forging partnerships that work because they just make sense.

Watch Now »

Keith Aubele – Founder & CEO, Nav1gate Group

From an early education in the school of hard knocks, Keith Aubele learned that a difficult beginning doesn’t have to define the story. His road to entrepreneurship had many landmarks, from his time in the Air Force to his work in law enforcement and with Walmart and Home Depot. Now, as the founder and CEO of Nav1gate Group, Aubele works with companies to help them grow and improve profitability.

Watch Now »

Destaney Wishon – Co-Founder & CEO, BetterAMS

If there is one thing that the post-pandemic retail industry is reflecting, it is that companies can no longer treat e-commerce as a back-up platform. It is mission critical. In this episode, co-founder and CEO of BetterAMS Destaney Wishon talks about how her company can help brands scale their business on Amazon. She also gives some advice to small brands struggling to catch up with larger competitors.

Watch Now »

Rick Boosey – Founder, Kyya Chocolate

In this episode, Rick Boosey talks about his path to entrepreneurship – and to chocolate. As the founder of KYYA Chocolate, he works with cacao farmers all over the world to bring small batch, single origin bars to local chocolate-lovers.

Watch Now »

TJ Sangam – Co-Founder & CEO, SupplyPike

As co-founder and CEO of SupplyPike, TJ Sangam helps CPG companies win at retail. By pinpointing inefficiencies and digging down to root causes, SupplyPike can streamline companies’ supply chains and eliminate operational pain points.

Watch Now »