channelUp Next In Commerce

Join host Stephanie Postles as she sits down with eCommerce leaders on the front lines of digital innovation. With guests from established enterprise companies to D2C start-ups barely out of infancy to everyone in between - you’ll get the inside scoop on what’s Up Next in Commerce. New episodes release every Tuesday and Thursday.

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Jim Donnelly / David Fossas: Democratizing Health and Wellness with Restore

Unconventional health treatments like cryotherapy and infrared sauna baths are not exactly known for their affordability. One rapidly growing company, however, is transforming the wellness landscape by democratizing access to such cutting-edge health services. With over 175 locations across the country, Restore Hyper Wellness is quickly bringing its holistic healthcare approach to the mainstream. Tune in to hear Restore CEO and Founder Jim Donnelly and CMO David Fossas discuss the joys and challenges of operating within a franchise model, and why they are committed to making health and wellness treatments safe, fun, and affordable.

Irvin Gunawan: The Asian Snack Brand That is Making Waves in the U.S.

How do you make a popular Asian product thrive in the U.S. market? Irvin Gunawan, Founder and CEO of Irvins, shares his experience building a snack food brand out of their restaurant in Singapore and later bringing these products to the U.S, introducing Americans to a new snacking sensation. Tune in to hear about the company’s backstory and what Irvin learned from this unique expansion.

Michael Ibrahim: How FOX Corporation Succeeds in the Modern Media Landscape

Michael Ibrahim, Senior Vice President of Digital Product at Fox Corporation, has several patents under his belt and a skill for building successful teams; he is contributing to major success at Fox Corporation. He shares his insights into the world of digital, diving into the most important metrics for Fox and how they make themselves available to consumers wherever they want to access their media.

Stephanie Postles / Jeremy Bergeron / Albert Chou: Mission Thanksgiving Roundtable: Is Black Friday Dead?

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, how are businesses handling the busiest commerce period of the year? On this special crossover episode, the hosts from Mission.org podcasts, Up Next in Commerce, Marketing Trends and IT Visionaries join forces for the first time ever to discuss all things retail. Tune in to hear Stephanie, Jeremy, and Albert share their thoughts and expertise about the latest shopping technology, holiday cyber threats, and whether shifting consumer attitudes will make Black Friday a thing of the past.

Rob Bossen: Innovating in Niche Spaces

What are the benefits of having a passion project for a career? Rob Bossen, CEO of Grey Duck, shares that his passion for stand-up paddleboarding allows him to innovate within the niche spaces of outdoor water activities to bring solutions to consumers. Tune in to hear more about Rob’s transition from finance to outdoor water activities and what his experiences have taught him throughout his journey.

Derek Correia: The “E-commerce Everywhere” Vision With Derek Correia, President of ReserveBar

How does e-commerce completely alter the way alcohol businesses reach consumers? Derek Correia, President of ReserveBar, knows that B2C can widen the horizon for beverage sales across the country and provide curated, personalized experiences for customers. Tune in to hear how ReserveBar is changing the market through partnerships and a vision to optimize how people explore, learn about, and purchase premium wines, champagnes, and spirits.

Ken Wegner / Gavin Wegner: Finding White Space and Timing Entry Into New Markets

How do you find white space in your market? And when you do, how should you time your product release? Ken Wegner, President of Jel Sert, and his son Gavin, Senior Brand Manager of subsidiary SLIQ Spirited Ice, share their approach at Jel Sert. They discuss their experience at this nearly 100-year-old family business, and how the company successfully transitioned into the competitive alcoholic beverage industry.