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September 1, 2019
Special Episode: The one where we interview Canadian Retail Veteran, Michael LeBlanc - Host of The Voice of Retail Podcast. We ask him about the difference between Canadian + US Retail industries, Canada's Cannabusiness Challenges and Instagram's latest messaging platform "Threads"
August 19, 2019
The one where the boys share their thoughts on Walmart's Earnings call, unpack the fun facts of the Emarketer report on Gen X behaviors and announce the big news about P2Px 2019
August 15, 2019
The one we recorded inside TPN's newly updated innovation lab, the boys talk about the latest AR Swimming Goggle from Form, Twitter's new snooze button, the latest in Streaming subscriptions and what it means when Fedex cuts all ties with Amazon.
July 14, 2019
The one where the guys share some thoughts about "Shoelace" Google's latest attempt at a social network, what it would take for Amazon's home robot to be successful.
July 5, 2019
the one where the boys share the stats on the annual Amazon's 2-day event and how retail transformation compares between EU and USA.
June 18, 2019
The one where we break-down the good stuff from Mary Meeker's 333 page report on the state of the internet and then rehash what we thought about Apple's WWDC 2019 event.
June 18, 2019
The one where we dish up how Amazon is going to squeeze out more profit, Joe gets all political about international trade deals and we have a very one-sided debate on Web vs. App Augmented Reality frameworks.
May 19, 2019
The one where we talk about Amazon eyeing ad tech to compete with Google, an investment in UK's Deliveroo and why Pinterest shares nosedived this week.
May 19, 2019
The one where Mo shares his adventures at Facebook's Dev Conference in San Jose F8 2019 - he talks about the new features in Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and the latest on Oculus Quest
May 17, 2019
The one where we try to rationalize the new Walmart's new AI-powered store of the future, and how it's not trying to be an AmazonGO store.
April 7, 2019
The one where the guys discuss why Direct to Consumer Brands keep winning over Millennials, the proper use of the "S" word on the show and Joe tries to explain what Erectile Dysfunction
April 6, 2019
The one where we try to explain all the things Apple's been up to as well as shed some light on why Google's Stadia Game Streaming Service is a glimpse of the future of gaming.
March 20, 2019
The one where we recap MWC 2019, ShopTalk and the latest in Amazon, Apple and Google news.
February 19, 2019
The one where Mo + Jo interview, Erich Hermanns, Director, Events Programme Management for GSMA about the events + programs at Mobile World Congress 2019 in Barcelona. (for more info go to https://www.mwcbarcelona.com/experiences) -and then the boys rehash what really happened in the big break up between NYC + Amazon
February 5, 2019
The one where we fixate on Amazon's 3B dollar profits, Jo admits he's a little impaired thanks to his Sudafed intake and we try to figure out what Ikea's plans are for a subscription based furniture program.
January 23, 2019
The one where Jo skipped out on NRF 2019 so he has to interview Mo about Grab + Go Retail, AI in everything and Drones that fly around the Grocery Aisle.
January 23, 2019
The one where we talk about CES 2019 trends - AI grows up, Google + Amazon crank up their Voice Assistant war, TV's go 8K and LG shows off its roll-up OLED screen
December 31, 2018
The one where we talk about 2018 as a year of disruption and change, - in this end of year show we recap all of the tech companies that we lost in 2018.
December 22, 2018
The one where we talk to Dan Hodges, The CEO/Founder of CIMtours, the official partner for NRF"s Expo/NYC Retail Store Tours. We also discuss Elon Musk's Loop Test in LA and the latest in grocery delivery by autonomous "Toasters"
December 8, 2018
The one where we talk about Amazon's plans for Airports, How Millenials would rather give up sex for a year than give up Amazon and how Dollar General is creeping into Walmart's backyard.
December 7, 2018
The one where Jo forgets his headset so the entire episode sounds like we did it in a tin can. We share our opinions on the latest Amazon vs. Google Home battle, what's up with Siri, Amazon's new delivery options - the newest AmazonGo store(s) that have opened in Chicago.
October 31, 2018
The one where we talk about all the leading trends at GroceryShop 2018 and short review of every rumor we heard at Apple's big event today.
October 24, 2018
The one where Joe proclaims his love for the Red Sox, we talk about Shopify's big brick + mortar play, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com and the huge amount of Cannabis that Canadians purchased on-line on Day One.
October 12, 2018
The one where we talk about the latest in Short-Attention Span Theatre - SnapChat Originals, 5 minute micro-shows. How Holiday shopping will pan out and a quick review of Google latest phone launch - The Pixel 3.
October 2, 2018
The one where we talk about an new Retail start-up called Re:Store - a WeWork for Instagram brands, Joe tells me why Black Fri is still a thing with retailers, we explain what Amazon is doing with their recently launched 4-Star Store in SoHo - and Joe still can't decide if he should get the Apple Watch Gen 4.
September 20, 2018
The one where we talk about all the goodies in iOS 12, Gen 4 of the Apple Watch and how the GSMA made Mobile World Congress Americas great again.
August 18, 2018
The one where Jo + Mo go throw down on the recent report from "The Information" that claims only 2% of the 50 million Alexa smart speaker owners use it to make purchases. In this episode things get a little too personal...
August 6, 2018
The one where we talk about Brooks Brothers investments in in-store infrastructure, The latest at Walmart's Store #8 and Nike's new store concept in LA.
July 30, 2018
The one where we interview a secret executive guest from a big retailer in Nashville, who tells us about his recent experience at NRF Tech - and we share research on who's the smartest AI, Google, Siri, Alexa or Cortana
July 19, 2018
The one we where Jo gets free coffee for his birthday, we talk about SnapChat's plans for visual product search, Facebook's AR ads and what we think of Amazon Prime Day.
July 10, 2018
The one where the boys go out for Dim Sum and talk about Kylie Jenner's snapchat commerce, How Amazon delivers to the highest place on the earth and how the best retailers design experiences like Ux Designers. - and Mo tricks Jo into eating chicken feet Dim Sum!
June 30, 2018
The one we call the "Exaggeration" Episode. We talk about Walmart.com's 3D immersive shoppable room, Facebook's proposed app, now with Ultrasonic Boom, how youngsters in the UK love physical stores and what Apple's Chief of Retail predicts will happen to the store.
June 5, 2018
The one were we talk about all the goodies announced at WWDC 2018: Apple's World Wide Developers Conference - and I mock Jo incessantly about not having the latest Apple Watch Series 3
May 23, 2018
The one where we talk about Amazon's frenemy relationships with retailer partners, why Walmart nixed its "scan + go" program, social shopping trends and every quote we can remember about the 80's movie classic "Caddyshack"
May 6, 2018
The one where we review all the new stuff that was unveiled at Facebook's dev conference F8 2018, Walmart's bidding war for Flipkart, Instagram's new payment feature and Joe tries to quote a Beastie Boys song.
April 29, 2018
The one where we talk about Apple's plans for a new AR/VR wireless headset, Amazon's hike on Prime Membership Fees and The upcoming Avenger's Infinity War Movie which neither of us have seen yet.
April 19, 2018
The one where we highlight new AR filters in SnapChat, talk about Amazon's 100+ million Prime members, Walmart's new "Check Out With Me" strategy and Jo admits he has no idea where the Philippines is.
April 11, 2018
The one where Mo + Jo explain how the Facebook privacy thing is the just the tip of the iceberg, take bets on NFC's big comeback story and Mo shares a use case for NFC payments "Pay With Your Butt"
March 31, 2018
The one where jo breaks his headset, we review all the fun stuff in the latest iOS 11.3 update, we argue about how smart AI really is - and try to predict what Walmart's plan is for Humana health care.
March 19, 2018
The one where Mo + Jo broadcast live from their podcasting suite at The Palazzo hotel, commenting on all the trends and insights at #ShopTalk2018, The World's Largest Conference for Retail & Ecommerce
March 16, 2018
The one where say a tearful goodbye to Toys R Us, Jo mocks Mo's Airports of the Future ideas - and back by popular demand.. We play the guess the real vs. fake Startup company.
March 5, 2018
The one where we talk about how the bomb cyclone stranded us in NYC, the trends from the Mobile World Congress 2018 and Mo's dog Finn interrupts the end of the show.
February 27, 2018
The one where Dr. Sophia Lloyd, Science Writer for the Cambridge Graphene Center schools us about the past, present and future of Graphene, the Graphene Flagship Exhibit at #MWC18 and the latest in exotic foods... Graphene on Toast.
February 26, 2018
Recorded in Barcelona 2/26/18. The one where we cover all the cool stuff we saw at MobileWorldCongress2018 - day 1, and I referee a grudge match discussion between two rival marketing agencies; WPP's Geometry vs. Omnicom's TPN.
February 11, 2018
The one where we make good on our SuperBowl bets, discuss the delicate balance of personalization vs consumer data privacy and say goodbye to the trusty old music CD.
February 3, 2018
The one where Mo + Jo get into a heated discussion about Amazon vs. Google, talk about the best Superbowl Ads and place a high stakes wager on their Superbowl picks.
January 28, 2018
The one where our friend, Stephen Kaufman - Chief Product Officer of Blue Software, blows our minds, schooling us on how Blockchain + Cryptocurrency will impact retail AND that there are Bitcoin ATM's at liquor stores in Villa Park, IL
January 19, 2018
The one where we talk about all the tech trends we saw at CES and NRF, we try to predict what themes we'll see at Mobile World Congress in Feb. And Joe talks about his addiction to Jamon Iberico.
December 31, 2017
The one where we talk about the big boost in Retail holiday sales, the worst consumer tech of 2017 and we give our full-on spoiler filled review of Star Wars, The Last Jedi.
December 16, 2017
The one where we interview Ben Gauthier, VP of Innovation + Tech at TPN, explain how data privacy is an illusion and review Facebook's new messenger app for children.
December 10, 2017
The one where we talk about why Mo has so many nicknames, how retail tech will change how we shop, why Apple wants Shazam - and the impact of e-commerce on the beverage industry.
December 3, 2017
The one where we talk to Dan Hodges CEO/Founder NRF Retail Tours, recap Manolo's Black Friday parking space fight and the latest Apple Watch App that tells you when you are having a heart attack
November 18, 2017
The one where we talk about Atlas the backflipping robot, Elon Musk's Ex- Amber Heard, the Semi Autonomous Electric Truck, the stupid fast electric roadster - and chatbots that help men figure out if they should wear skinny jeans.
November 7, 2017
The one where we use Joe's Feedly feed to freestyle topic selections, discuss the perils of Mobile Ordering, Snapchat's earning announcements and what its like to chaperone a 10 year old's first date.
November 1, 2017
The one where we talk about the Digital OOH industry, Intel's rocketing stock values, iPhone X and the Poop Animoji (Animated Emojis)
October 23, 2017
The one where we talk about Walmart's partnership with Lord + Taylor, FMCG's trends Ecommerce, Why Gen Z loves holograms and Jo tries to mislead Mo with #fakenews.
October 16, 2017
The one where we recap the ShopTalk Europe conference, Target's partnership with Google, and an startup that's making special lights to indicate when bathroom stalls are occupied.
October 2, 2017
The one where we interview our BFF Rami Odeh VP Digital Commerce at TPN, we talk Amazon strategies and what is the difference between convenient vs. creepy experiences.
September 27, 2017
The one where we broadcast live from the Shop.Org conference in LA, we interview our friend Jason Breazeal about his role leading innovation at Ahold/Delhaize the holding company for some of the world most trusted food brands, supermarkets and online grocers.
September 22, 2017
The one where we talk about the upcoming retail innovation lounge event @Shop.Org, Walmart's plans for delivery directly into your fridge, Kohl's frenemy approach with Amazon and argue about which rap song about Adidas was better Tupac vs. Big Boi/Killer Mike
September 14, 2017
The one where we have our friend Greg Hallinan, Founder/CEO ModMedia as a special guest, we talk #IoT, the future of #Graphene, Recap of Day 2 of the #MWCA17 and Joe complains about going back to Chinatown.
September 13, 2017
SPECIAL EDITION - the one where we broadcast on-location in San Francisco. We breakdown Apple's Event Details and give our first impressions of the Mobile World Congress Americas Conference Day 1
September 9, 2017
The one where we discuss Diageo's voice search plans, Filipino fruits, our upcoming special edition podcasts to cover Apple's event, #MWCA17, Shop.Org and how the battle for James Bond rages between Apple, Amazon and the rest of Hollywoods big studios.
August 27, 2017
The one where we discuss Flock of Seagulls hairstyles, Walmart + Google's new partnership to combat Amazon, Amazon + Walmart M&A and why no one downloads mobile apps anymore.
August 21, 2017
The one where we explain Apple's strategy to beat Netflix and Amazon Video, talk about Laura Heller's review of Etail East, Walmart's latest tech to make in-store pick up better - and Jo plays the "guess the start-up game"
August 11, 2017
The one where our special guest Sharon Love, CEO of TPN, a leading retail marketing agency shares her insights and Mo kicks off a new show segment where Joe has to guess if a start-up is real or #fakenews.
August 5, 2017
The one where we talk about Toke.TV a new streaming app for pot smokers, how SnapChat users are getting older, why the retail apocalypse is #fakenews and Jo tries to be hip with his knowledge of #lollapalooza and his new catchphrase #keepinitreal
July 28, 2017
The one where we discuss Facebook killing Skynet, updates to Messenger, How Warby Parker and Fabletics fuse retail locations with e-commerce and cool kids clothes that grow along with the kids.
July 21, 2017
The one where we talk about the Amazon + Sears deal, IAB's new guidelines Mo's new job as a secret asian man - and Britney's last shows in Vegas.
July 8, 2017
The one where we discuss humans as self-charging batteries, Shipt vs. Instacart and the latest smart speaker - a Chinese version of Amazon's Alexa.
June 30, 2017
The one where we talk about Malware, speculate how the iPhone 8 will impact retail, argue about Blue Apron's IPO. We also talk about our wives upcoming birthdays and drop hints about our next guest for the show.
June 23, 2017
The one where we explain Facebook AI Research (FAIR) secret plan to kill all humans, Jo tells a bedtime story about why consumer data integrity must be validated and why there's no such thing as privacy - and we end the show talking Bitcoin and Ethereum (Cryptocurrency)
June 16, 2017
The one where Mo + Jo talk share insights on the big #Amazon + #WholeFoods news, Mo talks about his food desert issues, and Jo falls asleep while Mo reviews #Infocomm17. We also introduce the new Mo + Jo iOS podcast app where listeners can chat with us and leave feedback.
June 10, 2017
The one where Mo + Jo talk about why talking sexy to Alexa is really weird, the Internet Retailer Conference, how Mo has no upper body strength and an honest review of Apple's WWDC 2017
June 2, 2017
The one where Mo + Jo talk about how teenager blood will make you immortal, if the retail apocalypse was preventable, why people still love going to the store and what the heck has Ebay been up to
May 26, 2017
The one where Mo + Jo talk about new features in Social Media Platforms, (SnapChat, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) Mo explains the Kardashians and the two honor the late Roger Moore RIP.
May 15, 2017
The one where Jo talks about being a new dad, and the two guys argue about which platform will win in the race to become the supreme home hub of the future.
April 17, 2017
In this episode, we have our first guest, Anne Marie Stephen, Founder + CEO of Kwolia, a retail tech consultancy. We talk about a unique retail space in NYC; TurnStile - Women in Retail Tech, Bonobos, Modcloth and all the crazy stuff that Walmart's been up to this week.
April 12, 2017
Mo + Jo give there take on the current Retail Industry melt-down, the latest feature in Google Home, The "Mullet" retail store design idea and understanding "one's station in life"
March 30, 2017
This episode covers Jo's latest revelations on Shopper Media, Mo's encounter with a famous magician, Digital Signage Expo 2017 recap, Game of Thrones and What's up with iBeacons.
March 24, 2017
Mo+Jo recap the ShopTalk 2017 next-gen commerce event they attended 19-22 March in Vegas. Topics include, The future of retail, e-commerce, in-store experiences - and Jo's tips for gambling in Vegas.
March 16, 2017
Mo + Jo talk about the latest updates to Google Home, ordering on Google Express, and Walmart's ecommerce play with Moosejaw
February 12, 2017
Episode 1- Discussions about how people confuse Ai, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing. We make fun of Amazon's Alexa and where people put them in their homes.
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