Doug Stephens

Doug Stephens
Doug Stephens
The Retail Prophet
Doug Stephens is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists. His intellectual work and thinking has influenced many of the most widely known international retailers, agencies and brands including Walmart, Google, L’Oréal, BMW and LVMH. Prior to founding the consultancy Retail Prophet, Doug spent over 20 years in the retail industry, holding senior international leadership roles.

Doug is currently writing his third and highly anticipated book to be released in Spring 2021 titled Resurrecting Retail: The Future of Business in a Post-Pandemic World. He is also the author of two International bestselling books – Reengineering Retail: The Future of Selling in a Post-Digital World and The Retail Revival: Re-Imagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism. Doug is also the writer and host of Business of Fashion’s highly popular 2020 podcast series Retail Reborn.

His unique perspectives on retailing, business and consumer behavior have been featured in many of the world’s leading publications and media outlets including The New York Times, The BBC, TechCrunch, The Wall Street Journal and Fast Company.

Speaking in:

January 12
1:30 pm2:00 pm

Open to Retailers with a Full Conference or Expo Pass. Space is limited to 50 individuals, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Microsoft truly believes that data is the oxygen in the next era of retail. Older systems that generate or trap data make it hard to find new ways to know your customers, empower your employees, optimize your intelligent supply chain, and ultimately,… Read more