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Honest Retail

By Cameron McCarthy, Taylor Foxman, & Carlton Fowler

The weekly podcast that dives into industry topics that are top of mind for the CPG, consumer, and retail community. Hosted by Cameron McCarthy, Taylor Foxman, and Carlton Fowler.
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Episode 39: Beer, Wine, & Spirits Industry Wrap-Up!
Episode 39: Beer, Wine, & Spirits Industry Wrap-Up!
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are diving into everything alcohol.  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ James Pelligrini: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-pelligrini-8b715823/
01:03:05
November 10, 2022
Episode 38: Weed x Circle K, Retail Advertising, Third Space Stores, & BeatBox Raises.
Episode 38: Weed x Circle K, Retail Advertising, Third Space Stores, & BeatBox Raises.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Ryan Woodbury from Needed, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Weed x Circle K  - Retail advertising growth - The growth of third spaces inside stores - BeatBox most recent raise  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Ryan Woodbury: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanrogerswoodbury/
51:04
November 02, 2022
Episode 37: Brand Spotlights, Restaurant Product Lines, & The Whole Foods Trend Report
Episode 37: Brand Spotlights, Restaurant Product Lines, & The Whole Foods Trend Report
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Restaurant CPG Lines  - Whole Foods Trend Reports Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ https://www.modernretail.co/technology/what-the-kroger-albertsons-merger-means-for-the-retail-media-landscape/
37:24
October 28, 2022
Episode 36: Catching Up, Animal-Free Dairy, Kroger + Albertsons, & TikTok Distribution Centers
Episode 36: Catching Up, Animal-Free Dairy, Kroger + Albertsons, & TikTok Distribution Centers
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Animal-Free Dairy Products - Kroger and Albertsons Merger  - TikTok Opens DC's Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ https://www.modernretail.co/technology/what-the-kroger-albertsons-merger-means-for-the-retail-media-landscape/
56:28
October 20, 2022
Episode 35: Expo East Rundown, Liquid Death's Raise, Foxtrot Memberships, & Brand Merchandise.
Episode 35: Expo East Rundown, Liquid Death's Raise, Foxtrot Memberships, & Brand Merchandise.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Eli Weiss, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Expo East  - Customer Experience - Liquid Death's Raise  - Foxtrot's New Program  - Brands & Merch  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Eli Weiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eliweisss/
51:58
October 04, 2022
Episode 34: Instacart's New Offering, Beyond Meat's COO Troubles, Death Peddlers, Aura Bora Raises, & The Drizly Ad Network
Episode 34: Instacart's New Offering, Beyond Meat's COO Troubles, Death Peddlers, Aura Bora Raises, & The Drizly Ad Network
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Instacart's new offering - Beyond Meat's COO - The new Liquid Death program  - Aura Bora raises  - Drizly's Ad Network  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
38:40
October 03, 2022
Episode 33: Hero Cosmetics Acquisition, Instagram Shopping Slows, Fast Twitch Launch, & Kim Kardashian's PE Launch.
Episode 33: Hero Cosmetics Acquisition, Instagram Shopping Slows, Fast Twitch Launch, & Kim Kardashian's PE Launch.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Alison Cayne, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Hero cosmetics acquisition  - Instagram shopping slows - Fast Twitch Launch - Kim K's private equity launch Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Alison Cayne: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alison-cayne-223b0b14a/
55:45
September 13, 2022
Episode 32: Swoon X Amazon, Blank Street Coffee, & Chobani IPO
Episode 32: Swoon X Amazon, Blank Street Coffee, & Chobani IPO
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Amrit Richmond from Indie CPG and Supermercato Insights, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Swoon X Amazon  - Blank Street Coffee - Chobani IPO  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Amrit Richmond: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amritrichmond Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
22:08
September 13, 2022
Episode 31: The DTC Shift, Peloton Sells on Amazon, Future of Bang Energy, Truff x Hidden Valley, & Rao's Launches Pizza.
Episode 31: The DTC Shift, Peloton Sells on Amazon, Future of Bang Energy, Truff x Hidden Valley, & Rao's Launches Pizza.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Mark Samuel of IWON Organics, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Peloton X Amazon  - The DTC shift  - Bang Energy X Dr. Pepper Keurig - Truff X Hidden Valley  - Rao's gets into Pizza  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Mark Samuel: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markalansamuel/
58:01
August 31, 2022
Episode 30: Adam Neumann's Recent Raise, The CPG + Investor Landscape, & The Eliqs Beverage Platform.
Episode 30: Adam Neumann's Recent Raise, The CPG + Investor Landscape, & The Eliqs Beverage Platform.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Sandro Roco of Sanzo, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - The Sanzo journey  - Flow's & Adam Neumann - The current CPG & investor landscape  - Eliqs recent raise  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Sandro Roco: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alessandroroco/
55:46
August 17, 2022
Episode 29: Haus Shutting Down, iRobot x Amazon, Brands Leveraging Reddit, & GoFundMe For Groceries.
Episode 29: Haus Shutting Down, iRobot x Amazon, Brands Leveraging Reddit, & GoFundMe For Groceries.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Haus shuttering operations  - Amazon's acquisition of iRobot  - Brand's leveraging Reddit for growth  - GoFundMe being used in creative new ways during economic hard times.  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
41:13
August 12, 2022
Episode 28: Celsius x PepsiCo, Tito's Trolling, & Wine Soda.
Episode 28: Celsius x PepsiCo, Tito's Trolling, & Wine Soda.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Celsius and PepsiCo's recent partnership - How Tito's is trolling the RTD trend - The "invention" of wine soda Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
34:24
August 04, 2022
Episode 27: Claire's Revival, CPG Layoffs, Brand's Embracing Sports Marketing, & Boston Beer's Seltzer Problem
Episode 27: Claire's Revival, CPG Layoffs, Brand's Embracing Sports Marketing, & Boston Beer's Seltzer Problem
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Alex Sonageri, and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - RIP to the Choco Taco  - Claire's recent revival  - The CPG brand layoff landscape - How brands are embracing sports marketing  - Boston Beer and their Truly problem Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Alex Sonageri: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexsonageri/
54:15
July 27, 2022
Episode 26: Startup Funding Landscape, RTD Cocktail Market, Prime Day, Foodberry, & Unilever vs. Ben & Jerry's.
Episode 26: Startup Funding Landscape, RTD Cocktail Market, Prime Day, Foodberry, & Unilever vs. Ben & Jerry's.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - The current state of startup funding  - The booming RTD cocktail market  - Walmart vs. Prime Day  - Foodberry technology - Unilever vs. Ben& Jerry's Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
44:45
July 14, 2022
Episode 25: Bed Bath & Beyond, Eclipse's Raise, Just Ice Tea, Away Update, & TikTok Creatives.
Episode 25: Bed Bath & Beyond, Eclipse's Raise, Just Ice Tea, Away Update, & TikTok Creatives.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Bed Bath & Beyond's decline  - Eclipse's recent raise  - Just Ice Tea launch - Away's new product line - How brands are using TikTok creatives and agencies  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
43:48
July 09, 2022
Episode 24: Goldfish & Gen Z, 15-Minute Delivery Decline, Meatless Meat, Stone Acquisition, & The Kellogg's Split.
Episode 24: Goldfish & Gen Z, 15-Minute Delivery Decline, Meatless Meat, Stone Acquisition, & The Kellogg's Split.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Nate Rosen and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Gen Z's recent obsession with Goldfish  - The declined of 15-minute delivery  - Meatless meat fizzles - Sapporo acquires Stone - Kellogg's breaks up their business  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Nate Rosen: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathaniel-rosen/
49:05
June 29, 2022
CLIF Bar Acquisition, Magic Spoon's Monster Round, Wonder, Grocery Inflation & The Rise of Mezcal.
CLIF Bar Acquisition, Magic Spoon's Monster Round, Wonder, Grocery Inflation & The Rise of Mezcal.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - The CLIF Bar acquisition  - Magic Spoon's latest round - Wonder and their new chef on-demand model - The Rise of Mezcal  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
46:20
June 23, 2022
Episode 22: The Glossier Change Up, BeReal's Rise, Drone Ice Cream Delivery, & Redbud's Raise.
Episode 22: The Glossier Change Up, BeReal's Rise, Drone Ice Cream Delivery, & Redbud's Raise.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Aja Singer and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Glossier's change at the top  - The new Gen Z app, BeReal - Drone ice cream delivery  - Redbud brands and the studio model Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Aja Singer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajasinger/
55:15
June 07, 2022
Episode 21: Honest Tea Discontinued, Dippin' Dots Sale, Retail Earnings, & The Baby Formula Shortage.
Episode 21: Honest Tea Discontinued, Dippin' Dots Sale, Retail Earnings, & The Baby Formula Shortage.
In this week's episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Honest Tea discontinued - Dippin' Dots sale - The major hit from retail earnings  - The issues around the baby formula shortage Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
40:01
May 26, 2022
Episode 20: GoPuff's Struggles, Kraft Heinz Having Fun, Instacart IPO, & Big CPG Divesting.
Episode 20: GoPuff's Struggles, Kraft Heinz Having Fun, Instacart IPO, & Big CPG Divesting.
In our twentieth episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Will Nitze from IQBAR and chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - GoPuff's recent struggles - Kraft having fun with their marketing - Instacart IPO - Big brands divesting from recent acquisitions  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Will Nitze: https://www.linkedin.com/in/will-nitze/
51:26
May 18, 2022
Episode 19: Lemon Perfect's Big Round, Grocery Tech, Gummy Bears Forever, Retail Accelerators, & Bag Bans.
Episode 19: Lemon Perfect's Big Round, Grocery Tech, Gummy Bears Forever, Retail Accelerators, & Bag Bans.
In our nineteenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Lemon Perfect's recent round - Cleark and grocery tech  - The rise and staying power of gummy bears  - Sephora's accelerator  - NJ bag ban Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
46:14
May 05, 2022
Episode 18: Elon's Twitter, Manscaped Numbers, Fake Meat $$$, and CO2 Vodka.
Episode 18: Elon's Twitter, Manscaped Numbers, Fake Meat $$$, and CO2 Vodka.
In our eighteenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Elon & Twitter  - Manscaped  - Upside Foods & Fake Meat  - CO2 Vodka  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
51:31
May 03, 2022
Episode 17: Retail Performance, Alternative Seafood, Arizona Iced Tea Fights Inflation, & Poppi's CEO Change.
Episode 17: Retail Performance, Alternative Seafood, Arizona Iced Tea Fights Inflation, & Poppi's CEO Change.
In our seventeenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including: - Q1 retail results  - Fresh focus  - Alternative seafood  - Arizona iced tea and inflation - Poppi's new CEO and when to transition out of the CEO role Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
47:10
April 26, 2022
Episode 16: Mid-Day Squares Raise, Ugly Drinks, Cracker Jill, & Food Insecurity.
Episode 16: Mid-Day Squares Raise, Ugly Drinks, Cracker Jill, & Food Insecurity.
In our sixteenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention including:  - MDS' latest raise - The fate of Ugly Drinks  - Cracker Jill  - Wellfare's mission  Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
52:22
April 12, 2022
Episode 15: Real Talk About Expo & Emerging CPGs, Pepsi x IHOP Mashup, & The Latest From Instacart.
Episode 15: Real Talk About Expo & Emerging CPGs, Pepsi x IHOP Mashup, & The Latest From Instacart.
In our fifteenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention with Andrea Hernández from Snaxshot, including: - Expo West lagging  - The state of emerging CPG  - Pepsi X IHOP Mashup  - Instacart's new moves and valuation  https://vimeo.com/513024541Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Andrea Hernández: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-hern%C3%A1ndez-3b7b951b6/
52:15
March 30, 2022
Episode 14: V8 Rebrand, Impossible Foods & Chobani, Coors Dream Marketing, & The Russia/Ukraine Wheat Crisis.
Episode 14: V8 Rebrand, Impossible Foods & Chobani, Coors Dream Marketing, & The Russia/Ukraine Wheat Crisis.
In our fourteenth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - V8 Rebrand - Impossible Food's new CEO  - Molson Coors and dream marketing  - The pending wheat crisis  https://vimeo.com/513024541Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
49:27
March 23, 2022
Episode 13: Expo West Breakdown, Insights From Lemon Perfect, Plant-Based TAM & Shuttered Retail Innovation.
Episode 13: Expo West Breakdown, Insights From Lemon Perfect, Plant-Based TAM & Shuttered Retail Innovation.
In our thirteenth episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Yanni Hufnagel of Lemon Perfect as we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Everything Expo West  - Insights from Yanni on the growth of Lemon Perfect  - Plant-based total addressable market  - Retail innovation investments starting to close Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Yanni Hufnagel: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yhufnagel/
55:14
March 15, 2022
Episode 12: Nitro Pepsi Launch, Big Food Innovation, Good Culture's $64M Raise, & The State Of DTC.
Episode 12: Nitro Pepsi Launch, Big Food Innovation, Good Culture's $64M Raise, & The State Of DTC.
In our twelfth episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Jake Karls of Mid-Day Squares as we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - MDS vs. Hersheys  - Nitro Pepsi Launch  - Big Food Innovation and Collabs  - Good Culture's Raise - DTC Funding  - The State of DTC  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Jake Karls: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-karls-653106ba/
53:42
March 01, 2022
Episode 11: Robot's In Retail, Kroger's Delivery Plan, DTC Bakeries, Food Tech Funding, & Cann's Series A
Episode 11: Robot's In Retail, Kroger's Delivery Plan, DTC Bakeries, Food Tech Funding, & Cann's Series A
In our eleventh episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Mark Gallo of Nor-Cal Beverage Co as we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Robots in retail  - Kroger's delivery expansion - Rise of DTC bakeries - Food Tech funding - Cann's series A  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Mark Gallo: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-gallo/
45:44
February 22, 2022
Episode 10: Mid-Day Squares Diss Track, Brands In The Metaverse, Endless West Raises $60M, iOS14 & Supply Chain Issues.
Episode 10: Mid-Day Squares Diss Track, Brands In The Metaverse, Endless West Raises $60M, iOS14 & Supply Chain Issues.
In our tenth episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Dean Eberhardt of Hoplark as we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Monster and Constellation  - The Mid-Day Squares diss track and NFT project - Brands and retailers in the Metaverse  - Endless West and their $60M raise - How brands are adapting to iOS14 and supply chain issues - Top Super Bowl commercials Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Dean Eberhardt: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deaneberhardt/
53:53
February 16, 2022
Episode 9: Oatly's IG Post, Michelob Ultra Streetwear, Price Increases, Feastables, and Erewhon's New Concept.
Episode 9: Oatly's IG Post, Michelob Ultra Streetwear, Price Increases, Feastables, and Erewhon's New Concept.
In our ninth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Peloton news  - The Oatly social media post that turned heads  - Michelob Ultra's new streetwear line  - Hershey and price increases  - The Feastables launch  - Erewhon testing affiliate retail concept  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
42:48
February 09, 2022
Episode 8: RightRice Sale, PRIME Hydration, Cana Technologies, & Grocery Delivery Economics.
Episode 8: RightRice Sale, PRIME Hydration, Cana Technologies, & Grocery Delivery Economics.
In our eighth episode of Honest Retail, we are joined by Kiva Dickinson from Selva Ventures and we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - The RightRice Sales  - The fast rise of PRIME Hydration - The future with Cana Technologies  - The economics of grocery delivery startups  - Chomps raises $80M Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Kiva Dickinson: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiva-dickinson/
53:29
February 01, 2022
Episode 7: Amazon Style, Plant-Based Meat Partnerships, At-Home Fitness Slump, & Flying Embers $$$.
Episode 7: Amazon Style, Plant-Based Meat Partnerships, At-Home Fitness Slump, & Flying Embers $$$.
In our seventh episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - Amazon's retail fashion store - How plant-based meats are partnering with legacy CPG companies  - Peleton and Mirror's recent slumps  - Flying Embers raise  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
41:01
January 26, 2022
Episode 6: First NFT Restaurant, E-Comm Sales Slowing, Retail Explosion, The Brady Brand, and Feeling Inflation.
Episode 6: First NFT Restaurant, E-Comm Sales Slowing, Retail Explosion, The Brady Brand, and Feeling Inflation.
In our sixth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - The first NFT restaurant  - Slowing e-Commerce sales  - Brick and mortar retail expansion - Tom Brady's new brand  - How inflation is affecting both brands and consumers Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
43:14
January 19, 2022
Episode 5: Gopuff's Private Label, Walmart & The Metaverse, Liquid Death's $75M Round, and Teremana Tequila.
Episode 5: Gopuff's Private Label, Walmart & The Metaverse, Liquid Death's $75M Round, and Teremana Tequila.
In our fifth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention, including: - GoPuff and private label - Walmart's cringe metaverse video  - Third-party distribution marketplaces - Liquid Death's $75M round - The year of Teremana tequila  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
47:16
January 11, 2022
Episode 4: 2022 Resolutions, Retail Sales Influencers, Retail IPOs, Abercrombie's Comeback, and Cell-Based Meat.
Episode 4: 2022 Resolutions, Retail Sales Influencers, Retail IPOs, Abercrombie's Comeback, and Cell-Based Meat.
In our fourth episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention coming out of the holiday, including: - 2022 business resolutions - The rise of the social media savvy salesperson  - The previous year of retail IPOs  - Abercrombie's comeback - Future Meat's recent round and the cell meat conundrum  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
52:24
January 04, 2022
Episode 3: Starbucks Union, Ghost Kitchens, Livestream Shopping, and the Rise of Mini CPG Conglomerates.
Episode 3: Starbucks Union, Ghost Kitchens, Livestream Shopping, and the Rise of Mini CPG Conglomerates.
In our third episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention this week including: - New Brand Alerts - The Starbucks Union  - The Future of Ghost Kitchens  - Livestream Shopping  - The Rise of Mini Conglomerates  - 2022 Trends  If you want to submit a topic or join the podcast be sure to visit our homepage. Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/ Guest: Sarah Nathan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathansarah/
59:53
December 22, 2021
Episode 2: BevNET Live, The Non-Alcoholic Movement, 15-Minute Delivery, NFTs, & More.
Episode 2: BevNET Live, The Non-Alcoholic Movement, 15-Minute Delivery, NFTs, & More.
In our second episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention this week including:  - CJ's BevNET Live experience - The Non-Alcoholic Movement  - The potential Constellation Brands and Monster merger  - JOKR's most recent round of funding and the 15-minute delivery trend  - How brands are using NFTs  If you want to submit a topic or join the podcast be sure to visit our homepage.  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
56:52
December 08, 2021
Episode 1: Black Friday Weekend, Oatly + Beyond Meat, Heyday Raises $$$, & More.
Episode 1: Black Friday Weekend, Oatly + Beyond Meat, Heyday Raises $$$, & More.
In our first episode of Honest Retail, we chat about the topics and headlines that are capturing our attention coming out of the Thanksgiving holiday, including:  - Dip in Black Friday sales  - Oatly and Beyond Meat's declining share value  - Heyday's series C raise and how their operation differs from BigFoodCo - The acquisition of St. Michele Wine Estates and what it means to the wine industry  - How to build an authentic brand  Podcast Homepage: https://honestretail.notion.site/Honest-Retail-Podcast-1aaed3e50dcf4f12b0f2e7c0d8f2c267 Cameron McCarthy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameronkennethmccarthy/ Taylor Foxman: https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylor-foxman/ Carlton Fowler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlton-fowler-63069478/
49:19
November 30, 2021