Scott Ellis, EdD, Principal, Working Well LLC
Dr. Scott Ellis is a leadership and process improvement specialist who serves on AICC’s faculty to assist in building Packaging School curriculum. Scott has served as a resource for development of individuals, teams, and organizations as a consultant, teacher, psychotherapist, coach, and general manager in the packaging industry for two decades. His pragmatic approach is focused on making it easy to do the right things right.
Doug speaks regularly to major brands and organizations across North and South America, Europe, Asia, The Middle East, and Australia.
Join author and internationally renowned consumer futurist, Doug Stephens, for an amazing tour of the future, where every aspect of the retail experience, as we know it, will be radically transformed.
Since the release of Doug’s first best-selling book, The Retail Revival, change in the global retail sector has accelerated beyond even the boldest forecasts. As predicted, online giants like Amazon and Alibaba.com are growing at a dizzying pace. Hundreds of well-known brick and mortar retailers have closed their doors, and brands and retailers across categories are struggling to understand the shifting needs and expectations of a new consumer. Far from spelling the end of retail however, these changes mark a profound new beginning.
From online to bricks and mortar, the very concept of what stores are, how consumers shop them, and even the core economic model for revenue, will be will be completely reinvented; changes sure to affect not only retailers large and small but any business with a stake in the global retail industry. Drawing on research from his newly released book, Re-engineering Retail: The Future of Selling in a Post-Digital World, Doug will share what creative and courageous brands and retailers are doing today, to secure their place in the hearts and minds of tomorrow’s consumer.