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Retail Speakers

 

Our retail speakers tackle the most important questions for your business. What are the latest retail trends within your industry? How are demographic and technological shifts affecting your customer base? What can your company do to stay ahead of the curve? These speakers are on the front lines of where retail is now, and where it’s heading.

 
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Doug Stephens

Retail and Consumer Futurist | Internationally Acclaimed Author and Founder of Retail Prophet

Hand-picked by iconic companies like IKEA, Intel, and Walmart to redefine their retail strategies, Doug Stephens is one of the most influential retail futurists on the planet. In visually dynamic, ful...

Amber Mac

Relentless Adaptation Speaker | Writer for Fast Company

Amber Mac is a writer, podcaster, entrepreneur and digital maverick whose understanding of disruptive technologies helps companies anticipate lightning-quick changes as they come—from Artificial Intel...

Anthony Tjan

Author of Good People and Heart, Smarts, Guts, and Luck | CEO and Managing Partner, The Cue Ball Group

We’ve all heard that a company is only as good as its people. But what does that really mean?  Tony Tjan is serial entrepreneur, progressive venture investor, and the New York Times bestselling author of Good People. By making people a priority, Tjan promises that we can create purpose-driven, profit-fueled organizations that succeed. He offers practical lessons for creating a culture of goodness, starting with authentic mentorship, inclusionary innovation, and the cultivation of character.

Joe Jackman

Founder and CEO of Jackman Reinvents

Traditional retail is under siege—and if your company can’t adapt, you disappear. That’s why iconic brands are turning to Joe Jackman. This retail veteran works with major companies to reinvent succes...

Maureen Chiquet

Former Global CEO of Chanel | Former President of Banana Republic

As Global CEO of Chanel, Maureen Chiquet steered global brands through a decade of disruption, and she did so with traditionally ‘feminine’ skills of empathy and communication. Now, she speaks on the value of having women in top leadership positions—and what we can all learn from injecting more compassion and collaboration into the workplace.
David Sax

Author of The Revenge of Analog, The Tastemakers, and Save the Deli

Digital was supposed to change the world. But the need for real things is greater than ever. This is the business story that innovation speaker David Sax broke in The Revenge of Analog, which shows how retailers and tech giants are fusing screens with analog processes to outsmart the competition. It’s time for a sense of balance, Sax says—for wellbeing, as well as the bottom line.
 
Bonnie Brooks

CEO of Chico's FAS | Former CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company

“Leadership is about finding ways to get things done,” says Bonnie Brooks, the CEO who restored Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor to their rightful places as world-class retailers. As the first female President and CEO of Hudson’s Bay Company, Brooks led sweeping, institutional changes, bringing North America’s oldest company back from the brink of failure. 
 
Bianca Bosker

Author of Cork Dork, the Instant New York Times Bestseller | Contributing Editor at The Atlantic

Bianca Bosker is obsessed with obsession. It’s inspired her award-winning stories for outlets like The New Yorker and The Atlantic, as well as her New York Times bestseller Cork Dork, which traces her journey from tech reporter to sommelier. 
 
 
Joe Mimran

Founder, Joe Fresh | Co-Founder and Chairman of Gibralter & Company

Joe Mimran is a true innovator—of retail, design, business, manufacturing—he disrupted the fashion industry before people even had a word for it. In his keynotes he details the methods he used to grow Joe Fresh, Club Monaco, and Alfred Sung—some of the industry’s best-known brands, into global successes.