Podcast

Bia Bezamat and Ferdinando Verderi

How luxury can learn from streetwear’s hype culture

Luxury has a lot to learn from the way streetwear brands trade on creating desire, says Ferdinando Verderi, co-founder and creative director of NY-based agency Johannes Leonardo, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Liz Bacelar and Avery Baker

Tommy Hilfiger on embracing innovation

Risk, authenticity and understanding your consumer are the keys to innovation, says Avery Baker, chief brand officer of Tommy Hilfiger, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Laurence Haziot and Rachel Arthur

IBM on the coming power of blockchain

Blockchain will have the same impact long-term as we have seen the internet have on commerce, says Laurence Haziot, global managing director of IBM, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Rachel Arthur and Tim Kobe

How Tim Kobe shaped Apple and the future of retail

The type of experiences a retailer brings to their stores shouldn’t be determined by what the competition is doing, but ultimately what’s relevant to each brand, argues Tim Kobe, founder and CEO of strategic design firm Eight Inc, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....

Bumble on innovating through kindness

Emotion holds huge value for modern business, says VP of international marketing and communications for Bumble, Louise Troen, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Martine Jarlgaard and Rachel Arthur

Martine Jarlgaard on how blockchain can redefine fashion

“We are such a closed, centralized system. Being open and transparent is the only way forward,” says designer Martine Jarlgaard with regards to applying blockchain to the fashion industry, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Jen Rubio and Liz Bacelar

Away luggage on going beyond the VC hype

Direct-to-consumer brands don’t often live up to the hype placed on them by endless amounts of VC funding and Silicon Valley fandom, says Jen Rubio, co-founder of travel brand Away, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....

How Equinox services the luxury wellness consumer

The mass appeal of ‘wellness as a lifestyle’ may be something trending with consumers today, but it’s a mindset that’s been central to Equinox since its inception in 1991, says Vimla Gupta, CMO of the premium fitness brand, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....
Rosanna Falconer and Sandrine Deveaux

Farfetch on the store of the future

The store of the future is about solving the problems of today in an innovative and meaningful way for the customer, says Sandrine Deveaux of Farfetch, on the latest episode of TheCurrent Innovators podcast....