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Apr 20, 2017

RetailPhil gets a chance to talk to Cambridge Naturals co-founder Michael Kanter. Cambridge Naturals has been in retail for over 40 years, and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. They talk about the importance of sustainability, how this retailer selects products and trains and retains its staff and customer base. 

A great opportunity for brands to hear a Retailer's perspective. 


Apr 12, 2017

In this episode, Ali rejoins RetailPhil to talk about sustainability. This is a trend that has heated up and will continue to grow as a movement. Ali talks about key issues in sustainable packaging and supply chain she's tracking in Hubba's community of food and beverage brands. This is the first of a multi-part series on sustainability.

Apr 5, 2017

RetailPhil sits down with 2 of Hubba's Community Managers, Ali and Liana. Find out what a Community Manager does and what makes these two amazing people so excited. Tune in to find out why you want to talk to Hubba Community Managers and what gets these two excited about brands!


Ali and Liana also talk about hot topics and trends in retail that brands are thinking about. Find some tips on how to get noticed by retailers and some top tips on how to maximize your exposure on Hubba! 

Mar 23, 2017

RetailPhil spends some time with Roxanne Hawn, a writer and influencer to find out about her best selling book "Champion of My Heart."


They spend a lot of time talking about how she works with brands, how important it is to set expectations and how she selects brands that are right for her readers and social following. This is a must listen for any brand that wants to understand how to work with influencers.

Mar 13, 2017

Photographer and marketer J. Nichole Smith talks about creating Working with Dog, her coffee table book and some of her past experiences including being an integral part of Dog is Good. 


We discuss her new book "Million Dollar Dog Brand" and have some laughs about predicting the future. No seriously, we laughed and then predicted the future. We also talk about Nichole and I presenting at Global Pet Expo 2017. 

Feb 16, 2017

Find out how a brand learns about its own consumers, what their target market is. We discuss the strategy of re-branding and marketing strategy as Lulabop grows in sales. We also talk to Mina about early stage growth and the pitfalls of hiring part-time workers. 


Jan 31, 2017

RetailPhil talks to Bowser Beer and Bear and the Rat about their partnership. Find out how these two great brands co-branded and got new retailers and new distribution.



Brand partnerships are talked about a lot, but these two brands figured out how to execute and make this work for both brands. Jenny Brown from Bowser Beer and Meg Meyer from Bear and the Rat bring an episode chock full of insight and laughter.  



Jan 12, 2017

In this episode, RetailPhil connects with Daniel Kitay from Lust Have It, a box subscription service in Australia. Find out what's important to box subscriptions and how to work with Lust Have it. Hear from Daniel on what's important to Buyers and how essential a great experience is to their loyal subscription base.