Ask Retail Phil: 5 Things Retail Buyers Hate

Ask Retail Phil is a recurring series with our resident Hubba expert, @RetailPhil. In each episode,  he will be answering your questions about any and all things business-related.


Ever struggled to connect with retail buyers or getting into big box stores? In this installment of Ask Retail Phil, I highlight the five key things to avoid doing when engaging with Buyers.

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As the Retail Industry Manager at Hubba, Phil is responsible for uncovering both emerging trends and insights that may impact businesses engaged in commerce. With 20 years of experience under his belt, Phil helps brands and retailers adapt to the the new realities of retail and the next generation of commerce. Phil is a frequent speaker at industry events in Canada and the US, across multiple verticals, and is a featured writer in trade publications such Retail TouchPoints, Pet Product News, BikeBiz, and more.