A veteran of the furniture industry’s digital world, Eric Dean brings his more than 20 years of experience to bear on the International Market Center’s new initiative to offer digital tools to better connections between buyers and vendors. “We believe there’s opportunity for digital to lift physical markets,” he says about the synergy between the two worlds.
A-America’s Christian Rohrbach has travelled the globe, speaks six languages and is a student of geopolitics. He shares his insights on the changing nature of global sourcing and the geopolitical shifts that could shape its future.
Ron Bailey, owner of six Bailey’s Furniture stores and Carol Schroeder, author and owner of the highly successful Orange Tree Imports reveal their hard-earned secrets for delivering an exceptional in-store experience, engaging and retaining the best employees and neutralizing Amazon’s vaunted operational skills. If you want to Amazon-proof your retail store listening to these experts is a good first step!
Retail merchandising veteran Steve Riley talks about best practices from shopping market showrooms to setting up retail displays to recruiting and training for a team that excels.