With Store Managers and Store Associates spending very little time in front of computers, mobile applications, speech applications and podcasting become more relevant. Podcasting is a excellent means by which Retailers can communicate corporate information to the Store level. This can also be used for sending regular training information to the store level. The podcasts can then be accessed via mobile devices.
Adding to all of the Web 2.0 capabilities of Sharepoint is now the Podcasting Kit for Sharepoint. See http://www.codeplex.com/pks