[Total Retail] From Wannamaker to Walmart: The Evolution of Retail

Modern retail as we know it had to start somewhere. From price tags, coupons and shopping carts, to customized in-store experiences, the “endless aisle” and zero-waste supply chains, the industry has evolved beyond our wildest imaginations. But how did we get from retail 1.0 to where we are today? Wiser’s VP of Customer Success, Kathleen Egan, shares her thoughts on the evolution of retail and where it’s headed. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find in From Wannamaker to Walmart: The…

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Meet Our New CRO: An Interview With Mark Rudolph

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Back in December, we welcomed our CRO, Mark Rudolph. This veteran of enterprise SaaS sales, marketing, and operations brings over 20 years of experience and an innovative approach to sales.    I sat down with Mark to learn more about his background and what he brings to Wiser.    Angelica: Hi, Mark. I appreciate you taking the time to chat. Can you tell me a bit about your background?   Mark: “I’ve spent the last 20 years working with startup SaaS companies. My previous company, Evidon, Inc. was…

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Wiser VP Interviewed by Fierce Retail

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After an uproar from Whole Foods customers over empty shelves, it became clear that their inventory management was not working. On top of that, Amazon’s buy out of Whole Foods brought an end to brand advocates in-store. Our VP of Customer Success, Kathleen Egan, was interviewed by FierceRetail editor, Jacqueline Renfrow, about the role of brand advocates, what this news could mean for Whole Foods, and what the future might hold for brand advocates. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find in The…

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Eater Feature: Amazon’s Changes Implemented at Whole Foods

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With Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods, a number of changes were implemented to increase efficiencies. Some policies were already in place prior to the acquisition, but new rules, like centralizing buying, were imposed by Amazon. Our VP of Customer Success, Kathleen Egan spoke with Eater on the topic of inventory management at Amazon’s Whole Foods and the implications in an article titled Amazon’s Changes to Whole Foods Mean Empty Shelves, Fewer Local Products. Here’s a sneak peak of what Egan…

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Meet Our New CFO: An Interview with Mathieu Gagné

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Earlier this month we welcomed our first CFO, Mathieu “Mat” Gagné. We are excited to have him on board and wanted to delve a little deeper and help you get to know him.   I sat down with Mat to learn more about his background and what he brings to Wiser.   Angelica: Hi, Mat. Thanks for taking the time to chat. Can you tell me a bit about your background?  Mat: “I started my early career in capital equipment sales and at various times held leadership roles in product development. For…

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