Join Robin Lewis, CEO of The Robin Report, as he interviews four leaders who are changing the face of retail. These in-depth, online conversations explore four major trends that are reshaping the retail industry:
Localization, Experience, Purpose, and Community.
Purpose-Driven Retail: Hal Lawton, CEO, Tractor Supply
Hal Lawton is reinventing an 83-year old brand to make it even more relevant to its customer base. Learn how retail can respond to next-gens and the public at large who are driving transparency and ethical operations across all retail business models.
Localization: Pete Nordstrom, President and Chief Brand Officer, Nordstrom
Pete Nordstrom understands the need for large retail organizations to serve their customers with personal, empathetic service and relevant products. Learn how to use a small store local mindset propelled by personalization and curated assortments that will change the future of how retail will engage with the consumer.
Experience: Gary Friedman, CEO, RH
Gary Friedman is a retail alchemist. He has propelled RH by rethinking the basic concept of retail. RH is an experiential, holistic ecosystem, led by Friedman’s creative, visionary ability to reimagine what a “store” can be when it pivots to a dynamic, interconnected platform.
Community: The Future of Retail Real Estate: Rick Caruso, CEO, Caruso
Rick Caruso’s playbook for creating marketplaces is built by meaningful experiences that delight and inspire. Learn how his unique experiential formula can reinvent and revive malls, shopping centers, mixed-use spaces and spark the renaissance of the suburbs.
Robin Lewis is the founder and CEO of The Robin Report. He is an author, speaker, and consultant for the retail and consumer products industries. He co-authored the book: The New Rules of Retail. As a VP at Goldman Sachs, he launched a retail consulting…
Rick J. Caruso, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Caruso A business innovator, dedicated civic leader and actively-involved philanthropist, Rick J. Caruso is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Caruso®, one of the largest and most admired privately held real estate companies in the United…
Hal Lawton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tractor Supply Co. Hal Lawton has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Tractor Supply Company since January 2020 and is a member of the Company’s Board of Directors. Previously, Hal served as President of Macy’s from…
Pete Nordstrom began his career in the stockroom of his family’s downtown Seattle store. He worked in sales and stock through high school and college. After graduating from the University of Washington with a degree in English, he held many positions and gained experience throughout…