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Radio Interviews

Watch excerpts from some of James Dion's most popular Keynotes, Panel Discussions and Workshops.

Watch James Dion draw from his psychology, retail and marketing background to provide insights on best practices in retail as well as the market, the consumer, the economy and other hot issues.

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Radio Interviews

Listen to James Dion share tips and ideas on how to run a better retail business in a series of interviews with Jim Blasingame of Small Business Advocate® as well as other interviews.

  • 2011: What's In The Consumer's Mind?

    Tue - Jan 11, 2011 - James Dion, an author and expert on retail buying habits, discusses his upcoming seminars at Surfaces scheduled for Monday, January 24th in Las Vegas. In the morning, Jim talks about how to beat the big boxes and in the afternoon Jim leads a seminar of consumer buying trends. Listen to the interview to hear more about Jim's credentials and his topics at Surfaces.

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  • Consumer Buying Habits and Retail Positioning for 2010

    Fri - Apr 23, 2010 - James Dion, an expert in consumer buying habits at retail, and Kemp Harr discuss Jim's upcoming seminar next week at Coverings in Orlando titled "Attracting the Consumer in 2010." Listen to the interview to hear highlights about Jim's talk and to hear more about where the consumer is mentally when it comes to retail buying.

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  • Consumer ramifications of current US political trends

    Wed - Jan 20, 2010 - James Dion discusses the impact on consumer confidence of current political trends. In particular, he shares his cautiously optimistic view of the future and, most importantly, he warns businesses that while customers might not be flocking back in droves to their stores, they still expect retailers to be at the top of their game with the latest, the hottest, the coolest products, services, applications, etc.

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  • Consumer buying habits as the economy starts to recover

    Fri - Sep 11, 2009 - Consumer behavior expert James Dion and Kemp Harr debate the consumer's attitude and willingness to spend as the U.S. economy shows signs of recovery.

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  • Small business retailers dealing with the recession

    Fri - May 22, 2009 - Is the economy going to turn around for retailers? James Dion and Jim Blasingame talk about the pace of the recovery and what retailers should anticipate as they plan for the future.

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  • Retailers and the adoption of social media

    Fri - May 22, 2009 - How does a small business retailer establish a successful social media strategy? James Dion joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the relevance of social media to the local small business retailer and its prospects and customers.

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  • Small business retailers deal with a recession

    Fri - Jan 30, 2009 - How do small business retailers deal with the challenges of this recession? James Dion and Jim Blasingame talk about tips an best practices that will help a retailer not only survive but actually thrive this year.

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  • Small business retail start-up opportunities

    Tue - Oct 07, 2008 - Is this a good time to start a new retail small business? James Dion tells Jim Blasingame that this actually is a good time to start certain retail businesses. They also talk about how to survive and thrive in a tough economy.

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  • Are you in retail, or do you want to be?

    Tue - Aug 12, 2008 - How is retail fairing during this challenging economy? James Dion talks with Jim Blasingame about the challenges that retailers are having and what they must do to make sure they survive.

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  • How is retail fairing during this challenging economy?

    Tue - Jul 08, 2008 - Are you in retail, or do you want to be? James Dion talks with Jim Blasingame about how to be successful in the retail sector, having a clear and accurate understanding of how you fit into the marketplace, avoiding the price and commodity war, and inc...

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