Podcast: What One Thing to Do (and to Avoid) for Success in 2018  2/12/2018


For this year's first On the Shelf Flash Topic podcast -- in which the panelists (of which I am one of them) are emailed the topic ten minutes prior to the podcast recording -- the group discussed two key ideas for suppliers looking for success in the coming year. The topics were:

  • What is one thing any Entrepreneur can do this year to gain an edge?
  • What is one thing any Entrepreneur should stop doing this year to maintain their edge?
The discussion ran the gamut from marketing strategies, to health and wellness, to personal growth and education, and includes a lot of great insights for entrepreneurs looking to succeed at retail.

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Here are the profiles the panelists:

Tracey Hazzard:
Tracy Hazzard, Inc. Columnist and Product Strategist for Hazz Design has co-designed and developed 250+ consumer products generating more than $1 Billion for her e-commerce and original brand-building clients. She is the co-host of WTFFF?! 3D Printing podcast and the members-only Product Launch Hazzards podcast.

Bill Carmody:

Bill Carmody is the CEO of Trepoint. He was a founding partner and CMO of Seismicom, a leading brand promotions agency. He is the acclaimed author of the book “Online Promotions,” and has contributed to various marketing publications. Bill has presented at dozens of industry conferences and tradeshows across the globe. Bill is passionate about integrating wireless, online, sponsorship, events, and traditional marketing disciplines.

Jamie Robinson:
Owner of Jamm Rob Consulting, and the “Marketer’s Marketer.” Her common-sense approach to the craft has allowed her to discover solutions and create opportunities for businesses, regardless of type, industry or size. Jamie is client lead, but customer focused.

Salah Khalaf:

Corporate and retail growth strategist and business development consultant Salah Khalaf has over 25 years of merchandising and operations experience in the retail and warehouse club industry. He most recently led the Supplier Diversity Department at Sam’s Club, where his business unit created solutions to meet the needs of the millions of small business owners that Sam’s Club serves. Additionally, Salah also served on the boards of several national minority organizations representing Walmart Inc.

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To submit topics for future podcast discussions, please email Timothy Bush of TLB Consulting.

Joseph Tarnowski

VP Content
ECRM

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