Challenges & Solutions for 2020 – Stephen Rector | Suuchi Podcast #63

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We are excited to have a podcast episode with one of our partners, Stephen Rector, of Bakertown Consulting. Before founding Bakertown, Stephen spent over 20 years in the apparel industry as a VP at Macy’s and the Head of Merchandising at rue21. While the podcast episode is only a small portion of a longer webinar coming out in January 2020, Stephen covers a host of topics with co-hosts Irina Kapetanakis and Emanuel Mercapidez. 


The podcast covers:

  • What challenges do legacy brands and retailers face compared to nimble, digitally-native brands?
  • Can pop up shops help revolutionize brick-n-mortar stores? What does the experience need to include for this to be successful?
  • How do emerging brands connect and form partnerships with enterprise brands? When is the right time to form these partnerships?
  • Who does Bakertown Consulting work with?
  • How do you identify the niche market you’re targeting?
  • How do you set realistic expectations for success in a competitive landscape?
  • How do brands identify how they differ from over 10,000 brands?
  • Why has the implementation of technology been such a challenge for the apparel industry?
  • What are the qualities of today’s brand owners?
  • How much of a focus should influencer marketing have in your business strategy?

Be sure to stay tuned for the full interview coming soon!

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