Retail Relevancy and the Future of Retailing, with author, entrepreneur and intrapreneur John Andrews (MDE496)

Leadership, Brand Strategy & Transformation - Minter Dialogue

Nov 26 2022 • 1 hr 5 mins

Minter Dialogue with John Andrews John Andrews is a career shopper marketer, entrepreneur and intrapreneur having worked for the likes of Newell Rubbermaid, Hanes and, on the retail side, Walmart where he built Walmart Elevenmoms. He has also founded and exited several startups. He is coauthor along with Ted Rubin of Retail Relevancy: How Brands and Retailers will Connect in a Post-Physical World. In this interview, we discuss John's career, the future of retail, who holds the power between brands and retailers, whether brands should own their channel (à la Nike and Apple), and solving some of the biggest retail challenges looming. If you've got comments or questions you'd like to see answered, send your email or audio file to; or you can find the show notes and comment on If you liked the podcast, please take a moment to rate/review the show on RateThisPodcast. Otherwise, you can find me @mdial on Twitter.