Technology, Innovation, and the Independent Retailer

GMDC Staff

Join us as we talk with a panel of retailers at the NGA show to discuss how to best approach and implement technology in your business!

From the floor of the National Grocers Association (NGA) Show in San Diego, podcast host Kevin Coupe engages with a power-panel of retailers and experts in a discussion on the unique technology challenges and opportunities independent retailers are facing. Our guests for episode three include:

Lauren Johnson, CEO/President, Newport Avenue Markets
Lisa Mangino Swanson, Communications Director, Hugo’s Family Marketplace
Sterling Hawkins, Co-founder, Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART)
Tom Furphy, CEO/Managing Director, Consumer Equity Partners
Glen Terbeek, retired and previously Anderson Consulting’s Smart Store
Retail Tomorrow is a GMDC initiative which hosts a series of “immersion” conferences where people can deep-dive into not only best-practices, but next-practices in retail. Past event locations include in Silicon Valley, Toronto, Seattle, and New York, with upcoming 2019 events scheduled for Los Angeles and Boston. Learn more at

Technology, Innovation, and the Independent Retailer
Retail Tomorrow Podcast Series

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