Executive Interviews

Retailers

Winsight Live: Layla Kasha of Grocery Outlet Talks Pandemic Response, Independent Spirit

Layla Kasha, SVP and chief marketing officer of Grocery Outlet, joins Winsight Live with Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert. Kasha shared how Grocery Outlet and its operators are connecting with shoppers amid the pandemic and giving them the goods they want and need at budget prices.

Retailers

Grocery Outlet Exec to Join WGB Live

SVP Layla Kasha of the fast-growing retailer to discuss extreme discounting and “Wow” deals in a livestreamed Q&A on Sept. 1.

Stew Leonard Jr. shares some of the lessons he's learned while operating during a pandemic, as well as some of the changes Stew Leonard’s has had to make.

The leader of the upstart HBC brand on why men are grooming more, the effects of COVID on the category, and Van Halen.

The autonomous store technology company, which last year introduced pint-sized, prefab units, eyes more than 300 deployments in new and existing stores over the next year.

The former Ahold USA CEO discusses transformative technologies for a fast-changing industry.

The leader of the fast-growing hard discounter gives an outlook on the recession and an update on e-commerce, and shares lessons learned from the pandemic.

Archer Daniels Midland’s Ana Ferrell shares insights into the bifurcated world of consumer shopping behaviors during the pandemic.

When the natural foods chain he helped build collapsed, Randy Talley hustled to find new investors and old colleagues to save Earth Fare.

In an interview with WGB, Vivek Sankaran discusses his vision for the company, the sustainability of the food-at-home shift, and why even a recession may not stop it.

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