Joe Skorupa, Editorial Director for RIS News, joins us this week to provide insight into what retailers are thinking and doing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and how the upcoming holiday season could play out in this unprecedented time, including his suggestions on how to succeed. Our co-hosts also touch on COVID-19 infection rates, LPRC initiatives, Salesforce’s global digital and mobile sales data, parcel volume increases, video conferencing platform issues, The Beagle Boys (the North Korean hacker group), charge-back increases, open-source intelligence gathering during the civil unrest and much more.

Joe is the Editorial Director and featured blogger for RIS News, an EnsembleIQ media portfolio. Joe is frequently named as one of the top Influencers in retail and technology. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as the SXSW Interactive, Oracle OpenWorld and the NRF Big Show. His blog was named the top B2B retail blog by Folio Magazine in 2019. The RIS News website www.risnews.com was named the best B2B retail website by Folio Magazine in 2018 and 2019.