Tag: Retail

Host Joe Selvaggi talks with Pioneer Institute’s Andrew Mikula and Retailers Association of Massachusetts’ Jon Hurst about the state of small business in Massachusetts six months into the pandemic. They discuss the observations and recommendations of Pioneer’s new report, “The Long View: A Public Policy Roadmap for Saving Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Recovery Period.”

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You may not know the name Tori Perrotti, but you may have heard the story of “Target Tori”, who was a manager at Target who had a “cancel culture” attempt made on her by an influential Twitter user over a toothbrush dispute. Tori survived, unscathed and with a big GoFundMe from internet users sick of the shaming. Tori joins Carol Roth to talk about her experience becoming internet famous and her own previous history with bullying, the great support she received online and offline, how she paid it forward with “Kroger Andy”, what it’s like for retail associates to be deemed “essential workers” and more. 

Plus, a Now You Know segment on the origins of bubble wrap! 

It’s all good news on Tuesday’s Three Martini Lunch! Join Jim and Greg as they cheer a new rule which no longer requires many nonprofits to disclose donors to the IRS. They also cheer retail sales from May more than doubling expectations and suggesting Americans are ready to buy again. And they cheer politicians in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn for defying New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and busting open locked playgrounds in response to the city’s heavy-handed crackdown on the Orthodox Jewish community over COVID restrictions.

In this episode, Host Joe Selvaggi is joined by Pioneer Research Analyst Rebecca Paxton to get reactions to Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s phased reopening, from the leaders of two statewide business organizations, NFIB and Retailers Association of Massachusetts. The guests share their concerns and disappointment with Gov. Baker’s plan, contending that good policy requires us to trust business leaders to protect the needs and safety of their clientele.

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At least this candidate has a unique idea for a change although I suspect he wants a government takeover/solution. But, interesting that he has singled them out and maybe some need a little guidance and creative thinking nobody has mobilized. There are other philosophic (liberal) articles roasting Malls as relics of over-optimistic captalism, etc. I […]

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Look, if I go to Sam’s or Costco I join and become a member.   And the contract I sign to become a member states that they can stop me at the exit and check my receipt.  And I’m ok with that.   But I didn’t sign up for any membership at Walmart.    So I walk right […]

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What distinguishes product discounts that undercut the developer/publisher from discounts which improve developer revenue or at least benefit the retailer without cutting into developer profits?  When Amazon puts a product on sale, whose cut is that discount taken from? Not all sales are the same, of course. But how often does a retailer reduce or […]

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