Jason & Scot Show Episode 290 – Shoptalk 2022

A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 290 we recap all the key trends and news from the ShopTalk 2022 tradeshow.


ShopTalk held it’s first in-person show since 2019, May 27-30th in Las Vegas. The show made the move from the Venetian to the Mandalay Bay. Nearly 10,000 attendees joined more than 600 exhibitors at this years show. Making ShopTalk one of the first industry events to truly feel like it did prior to the pandemic, and living up to the billing as the retail industries reunion. Shoptalk has truly established itself as the preeminent digital commerce event in the US.

In this episode Jason and Scot recap all the major keynotes, trends, and themes from the show. If you wren’t able to attend, this show will catch you up. If you did attend, they episode will help you

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‘Stop Putting Us In Muumuus’

Goo Goo Atkins

Goo Goo Atkins

Source: Lauren E. Williams / for HelloBeautiful

As fashion lovers run to stores to grab their new Spring outfits, Macy’s has partnered with Black creatives once again for Icons of Style highlighting the diversity of voice and Black excellence in fashion. This year’s cohort features six one-of-a-kind collections from GooGoo Atkins, Areeayl Goodwin, Matthew Harris, Jerome LaMaar, Ade Samuel and Stella and Blaise Bennett.

Macy’s celebrated their newest designers with a launch party event on Wednesday, April 20 at Lavan 51 in Chelsea. Attendees enjoyed passed appetizers, beverages, and an exclusive up-close look at each collection through live fashion presentations.

We talked to some of the designers in attendance.

20-year fashion veteran GooGoo Atkins stressed the need for more representation when speaking about her line. ”It is important that we are represented … We are sexy out here – stop putting us in muumuus. Quit saying you

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Prepping Your Small Business to be Crypto Ready

Looking to Fashion’s Future

The future of fashion is digital. And while the cryptocurrency and the world of NFTs is still in the early stages of building and growing, crypto is fast becoming the way of the future for transactions, particularly with the younger crowd. How can you start preparing your own brand for crypto-readiness?

The Rise of Digital Millionaires

Crypto is fastest growing amongst Gen Z and younger Millennials, meaning the next generation of wealth and spending power will be found more and more online. Gen Z in particular are primed to be the next chunk of crypto millionaires and will be looking to spend with brands that align with their values and are more digitally fluid.

Meeting Them Where They Live

In order to attract their spending, you need to be where they are, speak their language and start setting your own business up for digital payments and

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What Does Lead Time Mean And How To Reduce It

Statistics show that 17% of consumers abandon a brand if they face a long delivery wait.

Buying goods online has become increasingly popular with more people appreciating the advantages that purchasing virtually brings. This change in retail buying habits changed the world of business. Customer expectations have risen and they now expect that when they place an order online, goods will arrive promptly. The market has become more competitive and online store owners appreciate that they have to deliver a first-class service if they are to remain at the top. 

To achieve this, inventory control and the supply chain have to be carefully handled. E-commerce fulfilment can only be said to be ‘perfectly managed’ when customers receive the correct quantity of products on the date promised. Get this wrong, with orders going astray or being mishandled and buyers will soon go elsewhere.

This problem can be avoided by using specific

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