The Retail Focus Podcast

Retail Focus 9/6/21 – The Importance of Rural Grocery; Mall Retailers Bounce Back in a Big Way

September 7, 2021

Our interview guest is Erica Blair, Program Manager with the Rural Grocery Initiative. She joins us to discuss how rural grocers are vital to the markets they serve, current challenges they face, and interesting solutions and best practices these grocers are using to remain successful. In news, Journeys’ owner Genesco and American Eagle both release solid second quarter numbers, and Duluth Trading reveals a plan forward under new leadership.

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