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David Beitz and George Daigh, Planned Grocery
In this episode of Tech and Mortar, David Beitz and George Daigh of Planned Grocery talk about how the Coronavirus has affected the grocery industry. Hear what new procedures are expected to stick long after the pandemic.
Anonymous Restaurant Professional
This episode of Tech and Mortar features an anonymous restaurant professional speaking on the real challenges his brands and many others are facing right now.
Jim Mizes, Blaze & SiteZeus
In the first episode in the COVID-19 series, Jim Mizes discusses new strategies restaurants have implemented and how brands can prepare for the new normal that waits on the other side.
Fred LeFranc, Results Thru Strategy
Tyler Carlson interviews restaurant expert and consultant, Fred LeFranc. Fred shares stories from his time at Lettuce Entertain You and discusses the different key factors in operating a succesful business from customer experience to technology integration.
Dee Ann Turner, Chick-fil-a
In this episode, Dee Ann Turner discusses her experience as the former VP of Talent and HR at Chick-fil-A. She highlights the importance of creating a company culture and finding the right talent that fits into this culture.
Ghost Kitchens | Brett Wilson, DoorDash
In this episode of Tech and Mortar, Tyler talks with Brett Wilson of DoorDash on a big topic right now: Ghost Kitchens. Listen to find out how brands are using third-party delivery to grow and how your brand could be successful in this industry.
Jim Mizes, SiteZeus / Blaze Pizza
This episode of Tech and Mortar features new SiteZeus board member and retired CEO and president of Blaze Pizza, Jim Mizes. Jim talks with Tyler, our host, about his journey to scaling multiple fast-casual restaurant brands and shares the lessons he learned along the way.
Mariel Ebrahimi, CEO at DisruptCRE
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, DisruptCRE Co-Founder and CEO, Mariel Ebrahimi discusses how DisruptCRE came to life with podcast host, Tyler Carlson. She also dives into ways the commercial real estate could be leveraging technology.
Garrick Brown, Cushman & Wakefield
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, Tyler talks with Garrick Brown of Cushman and Wakefield about the current standing of the retail industry and what brands can do to save their brick and mortar stores. Garrick also speaks on the benefits of untraditional learning experiences.
Tyler Carlson, SiteZeus
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, the interviewer becomes the interviewee. Jorge Hermez of SiteZeus sits down with Tyler Carlson to reflect of the first 20 episodes of the podcast. Tyler explains what he has learned from guest’s stories of bringing technology into retail and real estate and the future of the industries.
Bobby Shaw, Bobby Shaw Consulting
On episode 20 of Tech and Mortar, Bobby Shaw describes his time a McDonald’s and Chipotle. He dives into the importance of creating a positive culture for your business and why you should define the difference between good and great performance.
Ryder Jeanes, Canntilever
On this episode of Tech and Mortar, Ryder Jeanes discusses the intersection of the cannabis industry and retail. Ryder explains how this emerging industry will affect all aspects of retail and what changes will need to be made for retailers to adapt to this innovation.