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Join hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor, as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.
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Mar 28, 2019

EP168 - Bombas founder David Heath

 

 

Bombas CEO David Heath

David Heath is the CEO and Co-Founder of Bombas (@bombas), a fast growing, energetic e-commerce apparel company, focused on making the most comfortable socks in the history of feet, while helping those in need. Founded because socks are the number one most requested clothing item at homeless shelters, for every pair they sell, they donate a pair to someone in need.

In this interview, we cover a wide range of topics including the Bombas founding story, their SharkTank experience, the DTC business model and growth challenges, social marketing, innovation, the brick and mortar.

If you’re inspired by the Bombas story, they are hiring!  FREE SOCKS included. https://boards.greenhouse.io/bombas

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Episode 168 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Friday, February 22, 2019 from the eTail West tradeshow in Palm Desert, CA.

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Join your hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Mar 21, 2019

EP167 - Instagram Checkout Hot Take 

This episode is a hot take on Checkout on Instagram feature.  We cover the main features, details about the closed beta, potential pros and cons, and a recommendation for brands thinking about selling on Instagram.

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Episode 167 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.

Join your hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Mar 18, 2019

EP166 - Shipsi CEO Chelsie Lee

Shipsi CEO Chelsie Lee

Chelsie Lee (@ChelsieAnnLee) is the CEO and Co-Founder of Shipsi, a software solution for aggregating and managing last mile delivery services.

In this interview, we cover a wide range of topics including last mile solutions, curbside pickup versus delivery, changing customer behaviors, and the Amazon effect.

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Episode 166 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from the eTail West tradeshow in Palm Desert, CA.

http://jasonandscot.com

Join your hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Mar 13, 2019

EP165 - Amazon Alexa's David Isbitski

David Isbitski (@thedavedev)is the Chief Evangelist for Alexa at Amazon.

In this interview, we cover a wide range of topics including the growth of the Alexa platform, the evolution of the developer community, the future of voice, and voice commerce specifically.

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Episode 165 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Friday, February 22, 2019 from the eTail West tradeshow in Palm Desert, CA.

http://jasonandscot.com

Join your hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

Mar 1, 2019

EP164 - News live from ICSC OAC 

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Jason & Scot gave a presentation at the International Council of Shopping Centers Open Air Centers show in Austin Texas and got together afterward to record a news update.

  • Amazon Project Zero - New brand protection program
  • Walmart Earnings.  Same store sales up 4.2%, E-Com for the quarter up 43% (up 40% for the fiscal year), guidance for next year is that e-com will grow 35%.  Profitability of e-commerce continues to be a challenge for Walmart, and they expect that to continue.   Walmart stores offering "Online Grocery Pickup" (OGP)_ grew from 800 to 2100 stores this year, and is expected to grow to 3100 next year.
  • JCPenneys Earnings. Revenue down 8.4%, same store sales down -4% (vs. 4.3% expected).  They announced the closure of 18 stores, and said to expect more in subsequent years).
  • L Brands Earnings - Victoria's Secret same store sales down 7%, will close 53 stores.
  • FedEx launched a new delivery robot, SameDay Bot
  • Stamps.com dropped it's exclusive deal with USPS, a possible precursor to an Amazon partnership (or acquisition).
  • Target launched Target Plus, a new invite only marketplace to expand Targets online assortment.
  • Marketplace software vendor Mirikl announced a new $70M fund raise, reflecting investor confidence in the marketplace model.

Jason will be at ShopTalk in Las Vegas next week and will moderate two panels:

MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2019 TRACK 4, SESSION 4: 2:50PM - 3:30PM

TOPIC: Selling on Marketplaces

  • John Evons, VP, Global Direct-to-Consumer, KEEN
  • Bridget Davies, VP, Revenue & Seller Growth EBay
  • Jordan Bass, Head of eCommerce, The Wonderful Company

TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2019 TRACK 2, SESSION 5: 3:35PM - 4:15PM

TOPIC: Creating a Single View of the Customer

  • Charlie Cole, Chief Ecommerce Officer, Samsonite
  • Steve Miller, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, JOANN Stores
  • Greg Fancher, SVP & Chief Information Officer, Express

Jason and Scot will be giving a joint presentation (and recording a live show) from ChannelAdvisor Connect in Austin on April 8th and 9th.

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Episode 164 of the Jason & Scot show was recorded on Thursday, February 28th, 2019.

Join your hosts Jason "Retailgeek" Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.

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