The retail landscape is challenging and ever-changing. With a proven track record of advising clients on a variety of initiatives, Shelley can help with strategic planning, specific project work or participating as an advisor or board member. Clients can hire her for an hour, a project or for long term initiatives.
Shelley E. Kohan is a recognized retail expert appearing in the NBC Nightly News, Fox News, CGTN Global Business News, Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Women’s Wear Daily, Reuters, Fortune, Chain Store Age, The Robin Report, and other publications. She is a webinar and conference speaker appearing at WWD Digital, WWD 20/20, NRF Big Show, Shop.org, Future of Stores and RIS Retail Executive Summit.
Shelley is a highly accomplished and driven senior retail executive and consultant with more than 25 years of success in the retail industry. She has worked throughout the industry and across many functions including general management, marketing, operations, merchandising, buying, and human resources.
Shelley’s contributions transcend into academia in her role as associate professor for the Fashion Institute of Technology of the State University of New York in the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology.
Expertise in the Retail Industry
Shelley works with various small to mid-size companies helping with strategic management, market growth, content marketing, retail store operations, and technology applications in the physical store environment. Shelley’s contribution in a consulting role has been centered on her unique ability to fully understand the retail environment coupled with an extensive background in service excellence
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