Doug Stephens’s Perspectives on Marked Shifts That Reshape Retail's Post-Digital Future

Doug Stephens is the founder of Retail Prophet which is an advisor to some of the world’s most respected brands in the exploration, imagination, and articulation of cutting-edge consumer-market strategies.

Doug Stephens is one of the world’s foremost retail industry futurists. He has worked in the retail industry for over 20 years with many senior international roles. One of the roles is the leader of one of New York City’s most historic retail chains.

He used to be in charge of the nationally syndicated retail columnist for CBC Radio and sits on multiple advisory boards. His unique perspectives on retailing, business and consumer behavior have been featured in many of the world’s leading publications and media outlets.

In this video, based on his experience, Doug Stephens talks through those changes in the retail industry, especially Retail Prophet including matters:

  • The changes of both digital media and brick-and-mortar retail.
  • The way brand media impressions take place within physical retail,
  • How will the retail metaverse radically change?
  • What happens to the retail industry in a post-digital world?


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Doug Stephens

The Founder of Retail Prophet

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