Inside Retail

Inside Retail

Uncover the opportunities and challenges the retail industry is facing with the sector’s leaders and innovators with Inside Retail. Join EDITED’s Senior Director of Customer Marketing, Grace Hill, for refreshingly fun and forthright conversations at the intersection of retail and technology. In every episode, you’ll hear how leading brands utilise data to maximise results, how they’re overcoming the daily challenges retail is facing and how to always connect with customers. EDITED is the world’s leading Retail Intelligence Platform. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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May 20, 2024 34 mins

Adidas’ Samba trainers have gone beyond cult status – they’ve become an iconic shoe for both Millennials and Gen Z, rewriting the playbook for sneaker success.


However, as Samba fatigue sets in across the market, retailers and customers alike want to know what the next big trend will be.


In the final episode of the season, Grace Hill is joined by EDITED Retail Analyst Karis Munday, author of the report “What will be the next ...

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Did you know that every 7 minutes, a pile of clothing waste the size of Mount Everest goes into the landfill?


In the EU, policymakers are working toward a world where, by 2030,  textile products will be durable and recyclable, free of hazardous substances, and produced with respect for both people and the planet. Fast fashion will be a thing of the past, clothes will no longer be destroyed or incinerated, and landfills wil...

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Vogue Business’s recent sustainability article highlights that, ”A spate of new regulations could come with serious implications for an industry unaccustomed to navigating policy.” 


The regulatory environment is undergoing such drastic changes that the fashion industry cannot sustain its current operations. Reports forecast that up to 75 percent of existing businesses may vanish within the next three to five years due to th...

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Clothes: if it’s cheap, then it’s poor quality and unsustainable, but if it’s the opposite, then it’s too expensive – is there a world where our clothing can be sustainable AND affordable?


In this episode, Grace Hill sits down with a leader in this space: Lenzing Group’s Senior Commercial Director, Johannes Stefan.


Johannes and Grace discuss how retailers can make choices that align with customers' desire for both affordabili...

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Primark’s Group Director of Planning and Space, Jon Rolls, joins Grace Hill to discuss how to leverage data for great decision-making, how Primark consistently delivers amazing fashion at amazing prices, and how to back the right trends.


Plus, Jon shares why collaborations with Rita Ora were so successful, and how to strike the right balance between data-driven decisions and the irreplaceable gut instinct of seasoned buyers and ...

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TikTok’s Fashion E-Commerce Leader, Tom Wintle, joins Grace Hill to reveal how TikTok is revolutionizing e-commerce to compete with retail giants and why it’s a channel you should be investing in to keep pace with your customers and competitors. 


Tom shares current user behaviour, how TikTok is collaborating with brands and content creators to generate both awareness and profit, and how to identify trends and capitalize on ...

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Iced Media is the agency that took Paula’s Choice to new heights, and their founder, Leslie Hall, joins Grace this week to reveal the winning strategies to keep pace with advancements in social selling.


Did you know you have 0.5 seconds to grab a consumer’s attention in their social feed? Leslie reveals the best practices for creating engaging TikTok videos, developing hero product status, and embracing the future of shopping on...

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Under Armour’s Director of Merchandising EMEA, Sara Gannon, joins Grace Hill to offer valuable insights into how to bring the best assortment to market through truly understanding your customer.


Sara and Grace discuss how to be strategic when it comes to discounting, how to celebrate your most loyal customers, and how Under Armour is approaching innovation and the opportunity in sportswear for women. 


Plus, Sara reveals ...

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February 2, 2024 43 secs

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On today's episode, our host, Grace Hill, is joined by Federica Levato, Senior Partner and the EMEA Leader of Fashion and Luxury at Bain & Company, and Carlo Moltrasio, Associate Partner within Bain's Luxury and Fashion Goods vertical. 

We discussed Bain's industry insight 'Three Reasons Luxury Should Remain Resilient', powered by EDITED data. During our conversation, Federica & Carlo outlined three ...

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Resale is grabbing headlines with mass market leaders, SHEIN and Zara, making big bets in the pre-loved fashion market. We also see resale impact the luxury space, too, with The RealReal hoping to change size inclusivity challenges through a new partnership with luxury plus size fashion retailer, 11 Honoré, who we've previously had on Inside Retail.

Lizzy de Bruin, Lead of Strategic Inventory at Depop joins Grace Hill, EDITED’s...

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According to reports published by Bloomberg, the athleisure market is estimated to be $662 billion by 2030. This growth, coupled with a more casual return-to-work dress code post-pandemic, has sportswear top of mind for retailers and consumers.

PUMA’s mission of “Forever Faster” is the global sports brand’s promise to provide their customers with the right product in the right place in terms of design, pricing, and distrib...

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November 4, 2022 22 mins

Fashion subcultures have become the latest trend influence to have you on your radar, whether it’s Gorpcore, Cottagecore or even Pamcore, it’s hard to keep up! We’ll delve into what they actually mean to the consumer and the key subcultures to look out for in 2023. 

It’s critical in these uncertain times to know exactly what your customers are willing to spend their disposable income on to ensure a customer-centric approach to assor...

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Last week saw EDITED relaunch EDITIONS, a live evening of panel discussions on subjects surrounding the Art & Science of Retail.

One of our guests discussing Navigating Retail During Economic Uncertainty was Ed Healy, now the Chief of Commercial at VIEVE and formerly Commercial Director at L'Oréal.

We decided it was the perfect time to revisit his podcast with EDITED recorded during the height of the pandemic.

80s icons such ...

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Handbags and small leather goods occupy a special place in the retail market. A recent report by the Business of Fashion, which EDITED was thrilled to provide data insight on has underlined this.

According to their recent company reports, 50% of Prada sales and as high as 72% of Bottega Veneta sales are attributed to handbag and small leather goods purchases.

To talk about this today on the podcast we’re joined by Diana Lee, the Dire...

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On today’s episode of Inside Retail we’re joined by Chief Marketing Officer of Edited, Juliana Prather. She built her career in global retail and brand strategy, starting in worldwide sales for iconic accessory brands, such as Givenchy and Nine West Group; gaining expert knowledge of the global retail landscape through traveling extensively to Asia and Latin America, as the leader of Liz Claiborne’s portfolio brands.

In a wide-rangi...

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So far in this mini-series, we’ve looked at how AI and data are driving major change in the world of commerce and how that change is impacting customers' buying behavior. But what can business leaders do to use that data? 

In this episode of Tech Talks, EDITED's Chief Retail Scientist, Michael Ross, and John Squire, Founder of Dynamic Action, offer recommendations for retailers looking to enhance customer experie...

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On today’s episode we are diving into the topic of digital marketplaces, these range from Amazon and Zalando in the west to JD and Alibaba in the Asia-Pacific. They make up 60 percent of all e-commerce sales across the globe according to Huge’s consumer research.

To discuss the topic of how brands can approach and maximize this channel, Grace Hill spoke to Rebecca Lacerda, Head of Digital Marketplaces at Crocs. She uses her experien...

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As technology continues to eliminate many of the tasks humans used to do manually, the question remains what can be fully automated and what is still best guided by a human hand.  For some, it's all or nothing, man or machine. But what of a much more complex situation? To say go from a self driving car to one that no longer requires a steering wheel?

For retail executives the choice of what automation to use  - and ho...

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For a brand whose customers prefer to keep Boston Proper to themselves in order to be the best dressed at any occasion, the company prides itself on knowing everything about their ideal consumer profile, who they call "Lucy."

In this episode of Inside Retail, Grace sits down with President & CEO Sheryl Clark to discuss how important Lucy is to the brand's decision making process and how it's helped propel the...

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