James calls up the Retail Prophet to get his take on how telling brand stories will be more important for stores than actually selling things. Strap in, because Doug isn't afraid to ruffle some feathers!
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James Cook leads retail research in the Americas where he waxes poetic on the Where We Buy podcast. Although he enjoys observing shoppers in their natural habitats, James spends his free time with his wife and a flock of chickens on a quiet patch of Indiana farmland.
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A JLL podcast about the things we buy and the places we buy them. Hosted by James Cook.
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