The Retail Perch

The Retail Perch podcast is hosted by the powerful duo Shekar Raman, CEO of Birdzi and Gary Hawkins, CEO of Center for Advancing Retail & Technology (CART). 

This podcast aims to provide a fresh perspective and framework for how you view your everyday grocery trips. Whether you're a retailer, entrepreneur, or a curious mind tuning in, there is something in store for everyone. Each Monday, your hosts will share supermarket analysis, personal stories about the industry, along with their views to provide you with further insight into everything retail grocery and AI.

Don't forget to tune in!


18. Interview with David Ganoung, Harps Food Stores
Show Details26min 17s
17. Loyalty and Personalization...They're Not the Same Thing
Show Details25min 23s
16. How are Your Shoppers Coping with the Holidays?
Show Details12min 16s
15. Welcoming back The Retail Feedback Group
Show Details35min 53s
14. Interview with Mary Scimone
Show Details39min 55s
13. Interview with Sterling Hawkins
Show Details43min 2s
12. Interview with David Matthews of RevTech Ventures
Show Details29min 50s
11. Interview with Gary Hawkins on Retail 4.0
Show Details28min 27s
10. Retail Roundup
Show Details19min 38s
9. Interview with Weis Markets
Show Details35min 49s
8. Interview with Coborn's, Inc.
Show Details39min 26s
7. Interview with The Retail Feedback Group
Show Details41min 56s
6. Retail Roundup
Show Details20min 35s
5. Digital Engagement
Show Details25min 12s
4. Technology Trends
Show Details22min 55s
3. Challenges in Retail Technology
Show Details32min 51s
2. A Look Back Into Retail & Loyalty Marketing
Show Details26min 8s
1. Welcome To The Retail Perch
Show Details26min 47s