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Since the pandemic began, 72% of 800 large retailers said they are now trying to work in a more agile way.
In this episode, we are joined by guests Cathy Hotka and Julian Mills as we discuss what it means to be an agile store. We also examine some of the biggest pressures facing retailers when it comes to operational agility and why is it so difficult for some retailers to make quick shifts.
Cathy is a celebrated industry thought leader and the Principal at Cathy Hotka & Associates. Prior to that, she served as the VP of Information Technology at the National Retail Federation, where she created the NRF CIO Council and NRFtech, which have changed the way CIOs converse. Cathy also oversees the Store Operations Council and hosts numerous events.
Julian is the CEO of Quorso, an Agile Stores management app. Prior to joining Quorso, Julian was a Partner at McKinsey & Co and a turnaround executive at Christie’s.
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Hosted by Julia Raymond Hare
Written and produced by Gabriella Bock
Edited by Trenton Waller
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