First up recorded live at the Retail Council of Canada DTLQC conference in Montreal where he was on the main stage, we meet Manny Kohli, President and CEO of innovative retailer Matt & Nat. Recognized as the leader in cruelty free vegan fashion and lifestyle accessories worldwide, Matt & Nat is available in over 100 countries, through wholesale, online and bricks and mortar locations. We talk about the excitement of launching the first store through to locations recently opened in the U.S., influencer marketing, how celebrities find the brand, building an organic brand organically and the importance of value based retailing. Next recorded live at the RCC Bricks & Mortar Forum live in Toronto we check in with the man retailers seek out to help them guide their in-store teams to success – Kevin Graff, President of Graff retail. Our focus is the very short term for this conversation – what retailers should do today and for the rest of the year to help bring the year home on the sales floor. Lastly Alan Zander CEO of omNovos joins me recorded live after the Kevin Macnab (CEO of Home Hardware) Leaders in Retail breakfast and takes us through the marketplace opportunities that are turning retailers minds towards the optimal use of data and analytics, and puts on a masterclass in the use and vision behind harnessing multiple data pieces into a powerful enterprise level tool.