The data-driven retail podcast you can't miss.

Join Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, and Andrew Smith, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of ThinkUncommon, as they host discussions on a range of topics at the intersection of retail and technology.

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The data-driven retail podcast you can't miss.

Join Deborah Weinswig, CEO and Founder of Coresight Research as she hosts discussions on a range of topics at the intersection of retail and technology.

Subscribe to our emails to receive exclusive related content.

Today's trends

Deborah covers live, evolving trends in today's retail industry. Episodes focus on key topics that are currently top of mind among retail executives.


Each episode's discussion is driven by insights from current industry data and retail performance provided by Coresight Research. 

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Listen now to E56

E56 - January 31, 2023

NRF 2023—Retail’s Big Show Recap

Sunny Zheng, Apparel and Footwear Analyst at Coresight Research, joins Adeline Devers for a deep dive into NRF 2023. To read the #free reports on NRF 2023 go to

Listen now to E55

E55 - January 24, 2023

CES 2023—All Wrapped Up

John Harmon, Managing Director of Retail Technology Research at Coresight Research, joins Adeline Devers for a series of rapid-fire questions about his CES 2023 experience in this short-but-sweet episode. To read John’s #free reports on CES 2023, head to

Listen now to E54

E54 - January 13, 2023

Travel Retail and Beauty

Adeline Devers steps in for Deborah this week to interview Coresight's one and only Marie Driscoll. In this episode, Adeline and Marie chat about all things travel retail and beauty - inspired by Marie's recent report Three Things You Need To Know: Travel Retail and Beauty, live now on

Listen now to E53

E53 - January 2, 2023

The Retailistic End of Year Extravaganza

Andrew welcomes four retail friends (April Sabral, Liza Amlani, Nick McHenry, and Ron Thurston) to the pod for an end of year extravaganza!

Listen now to E52

E52 - December 26, 2022

Special Guest Kit Campoy

Andrew welcomes the fabulous Kit Campoy to the show to discuss being a retail leader during the busy season and appreciating and valuing the frontline workforce.

Listen now to E51

E51 - December 19, 2022

Special Guest Justin Honaman

Deborah welcomes consumer goods consultant and fellow podcaster Justin Honaman to the show to discuss their unique stories and starting to address some big problems in the retail industry.

Listen now to E50

E50 - December 12, 2022

Forces and Trends to Look Out for in 2023

Deborah and Andrew look at 5 forces and 5 trends ahead of the new year.

Listen now to E49

E49 - December 5, 2022

Special Guest Oren Paran

Oren Paran joins Deborah and Andrew for a lively discussion on retail innovation solutions with a focus on Israel.

Listen now to E48

E48 - November 28, 2022

A Look At The Year Ahead with Philip Moore

Coresight's Phillip Moore returns for a one-on-one chat with Deborah about the holiday season, sustainability, and 2023 prospects.

Listen now to E47

E47 - November 21, 2022

Special Guest Assaf Baciu

Coresight's Philip Moore swaps in for Andrew this week to join forces with Deborah as they interview Assaf Baciu about what Persado is doing with generative AI and language.

Listen now to E46

E46 - November 14, 2022

Special Guest Royce Baretto

Andrew is joined by Royce Baretto of Coresight Research this week to discuss the home and home improvement sector.

Listen now to E45

E45 - November 7, 2022

Special Guest Sophie Abrahamsson

Deborah hosts solo this week and discusses livestreaming with Sophie Abrahamsson of Bambuser.

Listen now to E44

E44 - October 31, 2022

An Andrew Rant Halloween Special

Happy Halloween! Andrew is rolling solo this week to rant about spooky topics like frontline team member pay versus CEO pay, Bed, Bath, and Beyond, Kanye and more.

Listen now to E43

E43 - October 24, 2022

Holiday Season Begins

Deborah and Andrew are back and it’s time to talk holiday season and more!

Listen now to E42

E42 - October 17, 2022

Special Guest Liza Amlani

This week Andrew speaks to the impressive Liza Amlani about the six core principles of "Product Creation By Subtraction" and all things merchandising.

Listen now to E41

E41 - October 10, 2022

Special Guest Philip Smiley

Deborah and Andrew speak to Phil Smiley to get a cross-border retail perspective, especially focused on China, as well as some bonus guinea pig content.

Listen now to E40

E40 - October 3, 2022

Special Guests Nick McHenry and Adam Davis

Andrew discusses retail startup technology with Nick McHenry and Adam Davis.

Listen now to E39

E39 - September 26, 2022

Groceryshop 2022

Deborah is flying solo this week after four days in Las Vegas with Groceryshop going through some of the highlights, lowlights, and everything in between.

Listen now to E38

E38 - September 19, 2022

Tech, Retail and Design come together at New York Fashion Week

Deborah and Andrew discuss how tech, retail and design come together at New York Fashion Week, as well as sustainability and Australian innovation.

Listen now to E37

E37 - September 12, 2022

Special Guests Ned Hayes and Ashley Coates

Andrew Smith is joined by Ned Hayes and Ashley Coates from SnowShoe. They are also co-hosts of the podcast Spark Plug where they talk about the intersection of business and technology.

Listen now to E36

E36 - September 6, 2022

Live Streaming and Payments

Deborah is solo this week breaking down live streaming and payments in the current retail landscape.

Listen now to E35

E35 - August 29, 2022

Special Guests April Sabral and Ron Thurston

Andrew is solo this week and joined by fellow retail influencers April Sabral and Ron Thurston to talk about their current happenings and past experiences on the retail front line.

Listen now to E34

E34 - August 22, 2022

Earnings Reports, Meme Stocks, and beyond

Deborah and Andrew cover an action packed week in retail news including earnings reports, supply chain, stock market volatility, and more.

Listen now to E33

E33 - August 15, 2022

Sustainability and Special Guest Steve Statler

Deborah and Andrew tackle retail news of the week, chat sustainability, and check in with Steve Statler, SVP of Marketing at Wiliot, to talk about new tech in the supply chain.

Listen now to E32

E32 - August 8, 2022

Special Guest Lori Schafer

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Lori Schafer, CEO of Digital Wave to talk retail tech, multichannel, metaverse, and beyond.

Listen now to E31

E31 - August 2, 2022

Special Guests Ray Riley and Rob Hoehn

Andrew is solo this week and is joined by friends from around the internet including Ray Riley, CEO at Progress Retail, and Rob Hoehn, CEO of IdeaScale to talk about innovation and events of the week.

Listen now to E30

E30 - July 25, 2022

Special Guest Rory Cutaia from Verb

Andrew Smith gets a chance to catch up with Roray Cutaia, CEO at Verb Technology Company, to talk about their plans for the future of live streaming and video based sales. Deborah joins to recap and preview upcoming shopping festivals and events.

Listen now to E29

E29 - July 18, 2022

CPG and Beauty Trends

Deborah is solo this week chatting about global CPG trends, things happening in the Beauty world, and what to expect this year in e-commerce and live streaming.

Listen now to E28

E28 - July 11, 2022


Deborah is joined by Gabriella Bock and Natalie Arana from RETHINK Retail to talk retail influencers and the future of what RETHINK has to offer.

Listen now to E27

E27 - July 7, 2022

Special Guest Maju Kuruvilla

Deborah is joined by CEO at Bolt Maju Kuruvilla to talk about the future of payments and one click checkout. Coresight analysts John Harmon and Primel Konok also join with questions from the field.

Listen now to E26

E26 - JUNE 27, 2022

Payment Protocol

Deborah and Andrew dive into the many ways consumers are paying for things online and IRL.

Listen now to E25

E25 - JUNE 20, 2022

Retail Reckoning

Deborah and Andrew talk about uncertainty in the current retail space amidst inflation and a post pandemic landscape.

Listen now to E24

E24 - JUNE 12, 2022

Levelization, retail media, and metaverse

Deborah and Andrew return to form, catching up on their recent trips abroad and what they learned about the retail desire to innovate.

Listen now to E23

E23 - JUNE 6, 2022

Special Guest Charlene Lu

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Charlene Lu, specialist in all things metaverse, to talk about current trends for consumers and retailers entering the space.

Listen now to E22

E22 - MAY 30, 2022

Special Guest Vincent Yang

Deborah and Andrew are joined by Co-founder and CEO at Firework, Vincent Yang, to talk about the current and future state of live streaming in the retail space.

Listen now to E21

E21 - MAY 23, 2022

Special Guest Ron Thurston

Andrew Smith is joined by special guest Ron Thurston, currently on his Retail in America tour. Together they talk about the stories Ron is uncovering on the front lines of retail spaces around the county.

Listen now to E20

E20 - MAY 17, 2022

Bonus Episode: Live at RICE

Recorded live from the floor of RICE22 on May 11th, Deborah and Andrew are joined by special guest Cynthia Hollen to talk about all things going on at the Retail Innovation Conference & Expo.

Listen now to E19

E19 - MAY 16, 2022

RICE Roundup

Fresh off Retail Innovation Conference & Expo, Deborah and Andrew reconnect to talk about what happened there, and what's happening next.

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Deborah Weinswig

CEO and Founder
Coresight Research


Andrew Smith

Co-founder & Managing Partner