The company's founder and CEO discusses the company's new partnership with Monti Kids, as well as the technology behind the marketplace, how it is impacting the industry, the future of resale, the history behind the company.
CEO Drew Green talks about the concept of mini showrooms within the retailer's stores, how many exist today, plans for the future, if more are coming, whether Indochino will look at other retailers to introduce the concept, recent developments for Indochino, the introduction of a women's line and the impact of the pandemic on the business.
Behl talks about what the award meant to her and the company, the history of Joydrop and what it does, the impact of the pandemic, lessons learned through the pandemic and future plans for the company.
Suzanne Sears talks about how retailers can find and retain staff, what created this situation, how bad it is, can wages fix it, is it just a wage issue, can retail be a career choice for young people, is it going to get better or worse and the recent news of layoffs at Shopify.
Dickinson talks about what Venturepark Labs and District Ventures Capital do, where they invest money, the focus on food and wellness, what they look for in a company, how they decide where to invest, where the capital comes from and how businesses can apply.
Wood talks about the company's success, his background, why he likes retail, current challenges in the industry, key lessons learned through the pandemic, current stores, what's new with the retailer and plans for the future.
An industry analyst talks about the reasons for the support, how sustainability and social responsibility are helping drive the trend, and how small business owners are looking at innovation, digital solutions and diversification as key aspects of growth.
The CFIB talks about the current level of stress and anxiety in the industry, the possibility of lockdowns and restrictions, the optimism and confidence levels of owners, the impact of rising costs, the current labour shortage, the lack of government support programs and the recent Rogers network outage.