Encore: The Retail Revolution, And The Road to Remarkable
June 9, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin
There are many articles and experts that are predicting the end of brick-and-mortar stores. Is it possible to reverse this downward slide? Will implementing disruptive technologies alone save the traditional retailers? Are online retailers really invincible? Doug Stephens will join me to examine the future of the retail industry. He'll provide a thought-provoking perspective about the root causes of the demise of traditional retailers. We’ll also discuss critical strategies retailers should be considering in order to revitalize their businesses, and energize their customers. Doug is the founder of Retail Prophet and one of the world’s leading retail industry futurists. His work and thinking have influenced agencies and brands including Target, Home Depot, Disney, Crayola, WestJet, Citibank, and Razorfish. He's the author of the groundbreaking book: The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism.
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“Business Reinvention with Nancy Lin” keeps you up to date on emerging trends and business innovations that could transform your industry. The show helps you make sense of new technologies and business models to understand their implications. Nancy Lin is a thoughtful and engaging host with a knack for asking questions that draw out unexpected insights. Her in-depth interviews with experts empower you to think innovatively and offer you inspiration and business lessons.
Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.
Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.