Sporting Goods experts in Retail & Wholesale 7 experts

Steve Yates

Steve Yates

Prosper, TX | Helping ecommerce companies grow their business faster and operate smarter

Steve Yates developed well-rounded expertise working for multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 retailers such as Amazon, Dick’s Sporting Goods and eBay Enterprise. With 23 years’ experience in retail management and 16 years’ experience in eCommerce, Steve Yates provides companies with strategic advice and innovative solutions that are based on real-life experience working for industry leading retailers. He helps companies grow faster, smarter and more profitably by providing advice, mentoring and coaching to today’s busy executives. All Industry Consulting empowers businesses with sound advice,... Read more

John Franklin

John Franklin

Minneapolis, MN | Builder and Redeemer of Great Brands|Marketing Strategy and Innovation Consultant|Startup Advisor

Innovation and Brand Strategy consultant with strong skills in consumer research and segmentation to guide value proposition development and market positioning for successful new product launch. Known for resourcefully building and leading cross-functional teams to plan and flawlessly execute new product launch to grow category revenue and share. Food and Beverage category experience includes: salty snacks, confectionery, coffee & tea, dairy, bakery, frozen, breakfast cereal, food service. Recreation/Sporting Goods category experience includes: skis, bikes, running/outdoor apparel,... Read more

Ric Anderson

Ric Anderson

Mckinney, TX | Senior Omni-Channel Retail Merchandising Executive, Retail Consultant, Interim Retail President, Retail Turnaround

Ric Anderson is a respected Omni-Channel Retail and Wholesale Executive. As President of Anderson Strategic Brand Concepts, Ric brings "Clarity to Retail & Wholesale Strategy" by using a "Customer Centric Vision" to create innovative solutions and merchandising processes to position brands as “top of mind". His wide breath of experience in Merchandising, P & L, Strategy, E-Commerce, Product, and Operations, at a senior level allow him to find the best "Value Propositions" and "Competitive Advantages" for any company. He builds teams engaged in executing the omni-channel merchandising... Read more

Ani Collum

Ani Collum

Norwell, MA | Retail Industry Expert

Summary: Retail industry expert with over fifteen years of experience working with start-ups to large retail chains across all aspects of the business, including branding, marketing, inventory management, merchandising, operations and new concept incubation. Background in lifestyle, luxury, department store and off-price segments. Industry speaker and frequent press contributor for retail related trends and stories. Process: Depends on client and project scope. Typically begin process with an info gathering session to understand opportunities and challenges from the client's perspective... Read more

Steven Dennis

Steven Dennis

Dallas, TX | Retail thought leader | Keynote speaker | Writer | Strategy & innovation consultant | Social entrepreneur

Steve Dennis is a strategic advisor and thought-leader on retail innovation, marketing and strategy development. He has served as the chief strategy officer and led the development of omni/multichannel integration efforts as a member of the executive committee of two Fortune 500 retailers. He was recently named one of retail's top 20 influencers and is a retail contributor for Forbes. As President of SageBerry Consulting he helps retail industry clients accelerate their growth and improve their customer focus. Prior to founding SageBerry, Steve was Senior Vice President, Strategy &... Read more

Bob Milborn

Bob Milborn

Carmel, IN | B. Milborn & Associates

Accomplished award winning sales executive with over $200 million in sales in highly competitive marketplace. Proven track record of identifying, penetrating and developing new markets. Strong leader and team player. High-caliber presentation, negotiation and closing skills. Specialties: Development and implementation of merchandising programs in Wal-Mart, Target, Meijer, and travel center channels. New Account Development, Key Account Management, Strategic and Tactical Planning, Turnaround Management, Generating Profitable Growth, Increasing Market Share, Business/Sales Operations,... Read more

Jeff Sward

Jeff Sward

New York, NY | Consulting, Coaching, Creating and Managing Change

People+Product+Planning+Positioning+Pricing+Presentation+Promotion = Productivity & Profit Jeff Sward has tremendous depth and breadth of experience. His multi-faceted background has spanned across a full range of Retail and Wholesale assignments. He has worked for premier retailers such as Macy's, Sak's, Abercrombie & Fitch, and American Eagle Outfitters. His brand background includes Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Bahama, Ben Sherman, DKNY, and Orvis. Product specialties include Men's and Kids apparel, but the lessons and thought processes apply to a much broader universe of... Read more