Retail Therapy: A Tale of Two Retails



It was the worst of times. It was the best of times. Well, for retailers, which one is it? Is the industry in a tug of war of experiencing both? Mark Mathews, VP of Research Development & Industry Analysis at the National Retail Federation sits with us to shed some light on today’s retail.

We have your retail industry news here. Be sure to join us on the Better Series for the next three episodes as we demystify the future of retail.


Providing Protection for Military Consumers



On the heels of Military Consumer Protection month, tune in to this episode of The Bistro to learn about the unique challenges that military families face as consumers and the businesses and organizations that work to help protect them. Melissa Bittner, Program Manager for BBB Military Line, and Steven J. Lepper, Major General, USAF (Ret.) and President & Chief Executive Officer for the Association of Military Banks of America join to delve into this topic and share findings from a new military risk report.


Companies with a Conscience



On this episode of Better Series, Rodd Wagner, Forbes Columnist, Author, and Researcher, shares the one must-have all companies need in order to cultivate a happy work culture. Wagner, with no apologies, helps us see that this one spark makes all the difference. Listen in for the details.


Giftya Shaking Up Gift Giving



Gift cards are no new thing and appear to be the one consumer transaction that hasn’t evolved much over time. That is, until now. On this episode of The Bistro Jason Wolfe, Founder of GiftYa, explains how his company is revolutionizing the gift-giving industry providing consumers with a fresh gifting option. Listen in to find out more!


Leaders, No More Talking to Self



Communication skills are vital in the business world. From interacting with customers, employees, and other key stakeholders, business leaders abilities to effectively communicate speaks volumes to those invested in the company. To help share insight on the communication skills that every business leader needs, Richard McKeown, Founder & CEO of Richard McKeown Communications joined us on this episode of the Better Series.