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Best Retail Industry Podcasts

Best Retail Industry Podcasts

At Umbrex, our consultants work with clients to help build the capabilities necessary to remain agile in the dynamic world of retail. From evaluating the supply chain to delivering prices to the market, we work with retail companies to maximize value from the breadth of their operations and across all of their customer segments. 

Examples of recent projects include:

  • Overseeing digital strategy for a $12B consumer electronics company on a new direct-to-consumer service line that generated $400M in incremental revenue.
  • Building an apparel manufacturing network strategy for a Fortune 200 sportswear company to bring priority factories and suppliers in alignment with each other and increase speed to market.
  • Developing the pricing strategy for a Fortune 200 company and established the new, centralized pricing function.

To learn more about our work or find a retail consultant, visit our Retail Practice.

Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.

Here are the top podcasts on retail recommended by our members.



McKinsey on Consumer and Retail by McKinsey Retail & Consumer Goods

McKinsey experts discuss the latest trends and the most pressing challenges for leaders in the retail and consumer-goods industries. Hear about the immediate and longer-term moves that matter most for business success. Topics covered include strategy, technology, marketing, operations, and organization.


RETHINK Retail – the evolution of retail in today’s connected world.

Join us as we explore the most recent trends and innovations in commerce.

Retail Gets Real by National Retail Federation

Retail impacts everyone, every day, everywhere. Join the National Retail Federation for authentic, insightful conversations with the industry’s most interesting people. Hear retail executives, industry experts, entrepreneurs and influencers discuss trends, their career stories and the future of retail. Learn more at

The Retail Focus Podcast

Each week, we release a new podcast covering the world of retail, including business developments, trends, and historical perspectives. Podcasts feature news summaries, interviews, and previews of industry goings-on, intended for a wide variety of listeners.

The Modern Retail Podcast by Cale Weissman

The Modern Retail Podcast is a weekly show that hears from executives in the retail space, from legacy companies to the buzzy world of DTC startups. Cale Weissman, editor of Modern Retail, hosts.

Future Commerce Podcast: eCommerce, DTC and Retail Strategy

Future Commerce is the leading podcast for eCommerce and digital operators alike who aren’t looking for the next conversion rate optimization tip or how to execute a playbook. It’s for those who yearn for something deeper than CRO and PPC.

Each week our hosts Phillip Jackson and Brian Lange explore what it means to sell or buy products online, and how commerce and media impact the culture and the world around us.

Weekly essays, blogs, show notes, full transcripts, and quarterly market research reports are available at

The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News by Jason Goldberg & Scot Wingo

Join hosts Jason “Retailgeek” Goldberg, Chief Commerce Strategy Officer at Publicis, and Scot Wingo, CEO of GetSpiffy and Founder and Executive Chairman of Channel Advisor, as they discuss the latest news and trends in the world of e-commerce and digital shopper marketing.