The problem with Home Depot’s latest quarter? Shrink. Bill Barker explains the very real challenge retailers face with shrink. Plus, we discuss Kohl’s rough 3rd-quarter report and Roku’s plan to sell one million shares of stock. (Tangents include fictional companies, where the Midwest actually begins, and a preview of our upcoming “Apropos Of Nothing” episode.)
On this week’s episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods host Jason Moser sits down with analyst Emily Flippen to talk about an under-the-radar restaurant taking customer service to the next level, Nike's latest power move, stocks our listeners are buying and much more!
Is it better to be a generalist or a specialist? Can you ever have too much grit? And what do birds and frogs have to do with business success? On this week’s show, we revisit our conversation with David Epstein, author of the New York Times bestseller Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World.
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