The Vue Podcast: Leaders in Retail | Andy Ruben

We’re in an age where retail is constantly evolving – new retail formats, new business models and a new segment of customers.

Andy Ruben is the founder of Yerdle Recommerce – a retail company that’s making it easy for brands to buy back and resell their used items. Before he founded Yerdle seven years ago, Andy was the Vice President of Walmart’s Global Ecommerce strategy and was also their first and founding Chief Sustainability officer. He’s a recipient of the Sam M. Walton Entrepreneur Award, Walmart’s highest annual honor and was recognized as 40 Under 40 business leader.

Listen to the The Vue Podcast to hear Ruben talk about why sustainability and re-commerce are the core values at Yerdle and how the company has led by example when it comes to these retail models. He also talks about Yerdle’s partnership with brands like Patagonia, Eileen Fisher, REI, Taylor Stitch and Arc’teryx to launch their used product online storefronts and their commitment to building a circular economy.

About The Vue Podcast

Our podcast features the true champions of retail – We’re interviewing CEOs, CTOs, Investors, heads of product, heads of innovation, merchandisers, buyers and all the other people that are shaping up this billion-dollar industry. The conversations highlight the state of the retail industry today, the potential for personalisation on scale, AI’s role in the future of retail, deep-rooted process and operational inefficiencies within companies and how AI can change the way brands operate. We’ve featured some amazing change-makers from Milaner, Ashley Stewart, Macy’s, Nasty Gal, USPL, Yoga Club, Tata Cliq, Mercado Libre and will continue to feature leaders in this series. Subscribe to our podcast to understand how these decision-makers are influencing worldwide fashion retail!

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